SAINT PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League club has recalled forward Chad Rau from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League and placed defenseman Mike Lundin on Injured Reserve with a lower body injury.
Rau, 25 (11887), made his NHL debut Jan. 21 and scored the game-winning goal against Dallas. He has averaged 8:15 TOIgame in his four games for the Wild. Rau has tallied 21 points (7-14=21) and a plus-1 rating in 47 games with Houston this season. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound forward is a native of Eden Prairie, Minn. Rau wears No. 36 with Minnesota.
Lundin, 27 (92484), has two assists in 17 games with Minnesota this season.