Some Kitchener Rangers' fans may be wondering if their favourite German will be back at the Aud this season, especially with visa hangups hindering new import blueliner Dmitrii Sergeev.
Technically, forward Tobias Rieder can return. But it would be shocking to see the Phoenix Coyotes prospect sent back to the OHL as an overager.
Besides, it sounds like he's having a blast and making an impression in the desert. He even gives out a few props to K-town in this video:
Speaking of ex-Blueshirts, this blog has former captain Ryan Murphy projected as the seventh defenceman for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.
Murphy was pointless in four games for the 'Canes last season.