Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/17/14
SAINT PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Monday the Wild have re-signed center Chad Rau to a two-year, two-way contract and left wing Stephane Veilleux to a one-year, two-way contract. Rau, 25, collected two goals in nine games with Minnesota this season. He recorded the game-winning goal in his NHL debut against Dallas on Jan. 21 and also recorded the game-winning goal against Boston on Feb. 19. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound native of Eden Prairie, Minn., ranked fifth on the Houston Aeros with 35 points and a plus-6 rating in 67 contests. Rau was originally signed as a free agent by Minnesota on May 17, 2010. Veilleux, 30, compiled two assists and 15 penalty minutes (PIM) in 21 matches with Minnesota after being acquired in a trade from New Jersey on Feb. 24 -- along with defenseman Kurtis Foster, right wing Nick Palmieri, a 2012 second round pick and a 2013 third round pick -- in exchange for defenseman Marek Zidlicky. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native ...
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