The 2019 All-Metro first team, from left: Mason Nevers, Edina; Jack Jensen, Eden Prairie; Mike Koster, Chaska; Bryce Brodzinski, Blaine; Josh Luedtke, Minnetonka, and Charlie Glockner, Minnetonka. Photo: Jerry Holt • Jerry.email@example.com
|If I found $40, I would ...||Song that makes me want to skate through the end boards||What I want an opposing coach to say about me|
|Bryce Brodzinski||Go to the casino and spend it all||‘‘Trippie Red’’ by Dark Knight Dummo||They hate to play against me.|
|Charlie Glockner||Donate it to a good cause||‘‘SICKO MODE’’ by Travis Scott||something positive.|
|Jack Jensen||Take myself on a solo date and buy a nice steak dinner||‘‘Animal I Have Become’’ by Three Days Grace||That I don’t stop working and that I’m hard to play against every shift.|
|Mike Koster||Make a couple Chipotle runs with the boys||‘‘UCLA’’ by RL Grime||I am the hardest player to game plan against.|
|Josh Luedtke||Go to all-you-can eat sushi at Kyoto||‘‘The Climb’’ by Miley Cyrus||That I leave it all out there every time I step on the ice.|
|Mason Nevers||Save it or maybe see a movie||‘‘Going Bad’’ by Meek Mill||Smart, fast and hard to play against.|
Jack Bayless, Minnetonka, senior: The defending champion’s top forward had 11 goals and 24 assists. Committed to UMass Lowell.
Matthew Gleason, Cretin-Derham Hall, junior: Compete level is off the charts. Netted 34 goals. Verbally committed to Colorado College.
Jett Jungels, Edina, senior: A blur on skates. Takes 29 goals and 28 assists into the state tournament. Committed to Northern Michigan.
Grant Docter, Minnetonka, senior: Scary-good defenseman finished with 10 goals and 26 assists. Committed to Michigan Tech.
Mike Vorlicky, Edina, senior: Runs the power-play and rarely makes mistakes. Tallied four goals and 21 assists. Committed to Wisconsin.
Ben Fritsinger, Andover, senior: Got the Huskies within an overtime goal of the state tournament for a second consecutive year. Won 21 games, allowed 1.31 goals per game and posted eight shutouts.
Rhett Pitlick, Chaska, junior: Dangerous every time he touches the puck. Posted 30 goals and 34 assists. Verbally committed to Minnesota.
Jake Braccini, Buffalo, junior: Always noticeable on the ice. Scored 35 goals, added 29 assists. Verbally committed to Minnesota.
Jackson Jutting, Prior Lake, senior: Competed hard all season. Contributed 14 goals and 28 assists. Committed to Colorado College.
Tommy Bergsland, Wayzata, senior: Great shutdown defender added 11 goals and 34 assists.
Wyatt Kaiser, Andover, junior: Incredible skater tallied 10 goals and 22 assists. Verbally committed to Minnesota-Duluth.
Brennan Boynton, Champlin Park, senior: Frank Brimsek Award finalist won 17 games, allowed 2.10 goals per game and registered four shutouts.
Nathan Mueller, Buffalo, senior: Technically sound and competitive. Stopped 94 percent of shots faced and blanked eight opponents.
The Star Tribune’s All-Metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with a panel of coaches and staff observations.