The Jake Bischoff file

Sr. defenseman • 6-0, 197 pounds

 

Age: 22 (born July 25, 1994, in Grand Rapids, Minn.)

Son of a Gopher: His father, Grant, played forward for the Gophers from 1988 to ’91, recording 161 points in 180 games.

Honor: Earlier this month, he was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.

Stats: Bischoff leads Big Ten defensemen in points (32) and assists (27), ranking in the top 10 in the country for defensemen in both categories. His 87 blocked shots are also ranked in the top 10 nationally.