Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 1/22/12
ST. PAUL, Minn. As he addressed the media minutes after his NHL debut, Minnesota Wild center Chad Rau received a gift from teammate Cal Clutterbuck. The veteran forward weaved through a group of reporters to give Rau a shaving cream pie in the face.The rookie Rau sat stunned, looking around for something to wipe his face with."I can finish it like this," said Rau, unable to find a towel as the shaving cream stung his eyes.After the game he just had, not even a shaving cream pie could hide the smile from Rau's face. In his first-ever NHL game, Rau scored his first-ever NHL goal. Not only that, but it was the game-winner in Minnesota's 5-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars and helped the Wild (23-18-7) snap a four-game losing streak.It also happened to come on Hockey Day Minnesota fitting for Rau, who grew up in the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie."Good for him. Minnesota boy, Hockey Day in Minnesota," Clutterbuck said. "I'm happy for him. It's one of those things that it's ...
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