UPDATED Monday reading: Holmstrom, Rau called up; Bachman, J. Schwartz, Sterling, Sweatt, Saturday leftovers

Former Tiger Chad Rau, pictured at right, was called up Sunday by the Minnesota Wild, who play at Vancouver tonight. UPDATE: He is a healthy scratch Monday night according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

The Flyers recalled Colorado Springs native Ben Holmstrom, who will may play tonight at the Avalanche. It would be his third NHL game.

Jaden Schwartz remains in contention to be named as captain of Team Canada.

Richard Bachman will get his fifth straight start for Dallas against Anaheim Monday night live on the NHL Network.

Here’s Brian Gomez’s video analysis of CC’s sweep at MSU-Mankato, Saturday’s game story and a notebook on Nick Dineen’s work on the faceoff dot.

Here’s the Mankato Free Press’ analysis of CC’s sweep. The Mavs could use the break as they continue to heal up.

Brett Sterling continues to light it up in the AHL as did Bill Sweatt.

This California couple is going to 50 arenas in 50 states. The latest stop was The Ralph in Grand Forks.

Here’s a feature on UND freshman Connor Gaarner off North Dakota’s 5-1 exhibition win over the Russian Red Stars with more notes from Grand Forks.


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