YEAR IN THE LIFE
Kyle Rau's hockey highlights:
March 12, 2011: His goal in third OT gave Eden Prairie 3-2 victory over Duluth East in Class 2A boys' hockey championship.
March 13, 2011: Named Mr. Hockey as top senior high school player in the state.
June 25, 2011: Taken 91st overall by Florida Panthers at NHL draft in St. Paul.
Dec. 26, 2011-Jan. 5, 2012: Played on U.S. team at World Junior Championship (two goals, three assists in six games).
March 8, 2012: Named to the WCHA's all-rookie team.
March 24-25, 2012: His goal and four assists in two West Region games helped lead Gophers to first Frozen Four since '05.