Mike Koster

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • 2019-Present


Mike Koster was born in 2001 and grew up in Chaska, MN. He graduated from Breakaway Academy in 2015. After attending Breakaway Academy, he went on to play high school hockey for the Chaska Hawks. Post-graduation, Koster played junior hockey in the USHL for the Tri-City Storm. In 2019, he was drafted into the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs as a fifth-round draft pick. After playing junior hockey for three seasons, he committed to playing Division I college hockey for Minnesota. He is currently playing, as a defenseman, for the Minnesota Gophers.

Koster’s Notable Achievements: 2017 Team USA 5 Nations Cup, 2018 Team USA Hlinka Cup, 2018 All American Prospects Game, 2019 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year, 2021 NCAA B1G All-Tournament Team, 2021 NCAA B1G Champion, 2018-2019 USHS All-USA Hockey First Team