Gaudet was shipped back to AHL Tuscon on Monday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Gaudet was recalled as a contingency plan for Sunday's contest, but wasn't needed and the has been subsequently demoted back to the club's AHL affiliate. He's had a decent early-season run in the minors this season, notching seven points in 11 games, but it's unlikely he will make a major impact at the top level this season.

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