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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.
Quote of the Day

I think Loui Eriksson is a player that can be even better than he was last year. I think we started seeing that at the end of the year, and he could be a replacement for Jarome as a possibility.

— Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien on forward Loui Eriksson's potential