PucKato is back from Christmas vacation just in time for tonight's game between the Mavericks and the Princeton Tigers. I'll have more on that with a pregame post in an hour or so.
Staying on the subject of returning ...
The St. Louis Blues have recalled ex-Mav Steve Wagner after a stint in Peoria. Earlier this month, the Anaheim Ducks called up Ryan Carter and the New York Islanders brought up Tim Jackman. Meanwhile, the Blues' David Backes apparently has become a thorn in the Detroit Red Wings' side.
As for other MSU alumni, Grant Stevenson remains in Quad City. The Calgary Flames prospect has 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points in 33 American Hockey League games.