PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Collins, Jack Glover, Steve Johnson and Jack Ramsey of the Gopher Hockey program were selected in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.
The U of M boasts a total of 193 all-time NHL draft picks.
Collins, a native of Bloomington, was the first member of the Gophers off the board on Saturday after the Columbus Blue Jackets picked the incoming defenseman with the 47th overall pick in the second round.
Glover, of Golden Valley and a member of the Benilde-St. Margaret's state championship team, went to the Winnipeg Jets with the 69th overall pick in the third round.
Johnson was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth round with the 120th overall selection. A native of Excelsior, Minn., Johnson spent last season with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL after skating with the NAHL's Aberdeen Wings in 2012-13.
Ramsey, the son of Gophers alum and Olympic gold medalist Jack Ramsey, was picked with the 208th overall pick in the seventh round by the Chicago Blackhawks.
Other Minnesotans drafted include:
Shane Gersich - Nephew of Neal, Aaron and Paul Broten, from Chaska -- Selected 135th overall by Washington
Tyler Nanne - Grandson of Lou Nanne and brother of Louie Nanne, drafted by Wild in 2012, from Edina -- Selected 142nd overal by N.Y. Rangers
Luc Snuggerud - from Eden Prairie - Selected 141st overall by Chicago
Miguel Fidler - from Edina - Selected 143rd by Florida Panthers
Steven Spinner - from Eden Prairie - Selected 159th by Washington