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Chad Rau

Chad Rau  #36

Center
NUMBER: 36 BIRTHDATE: January 18, 1987
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Eden Prairie, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: TOR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (228th overall)

HIGHLIGHTS
*Scored the GWG in his NHL debut vs. DAL (1/21)
*Tallied 19 points (7-12=19) and a plus-4 rating in 40 games with Houston this season
*Collected 40 points (13-27=40) and 12 PIM in 60 games with the Aeros last season and skated in all 24 playoff matches tallying nine points (6-3=9) 
*Totaled 140 points (73-67=140) in 159 games during four seasons at Colorado College (2005-09) and was named First-Team All-WCHA in 2008 and 2009

USHL All-Rookie Team (2005) USHL First All-Star Team (2005) USHL Rookie of the Year (2005) WCHA First All-Star Team (2008, 2009) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008, 2009) Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), October 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, May 17, 2010. Re-assigned to Houston (AHL) by Minnesota, September 27, 2010. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota for Curt Gogol, February 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Linz (Austria), July 22, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level