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Mikael Granlund | Center

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (23) / 2/26/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
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Mikael Granlund, who has struggled in the faceoff circle all season, finally had a good game in the dot.
He won 10 of 14 draws against the Flames Friday night. Minnesota Mike Yeo loves Granlund's skill and overall game and the young center could be a star in this league if he just improves his sub-par faceoff skills. Perhaps all the work Granlund is putting in at practice against faceoff guru Mikko Koivu is finally beginning to pay off. Mar 28 - 1:31 PM

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Mikael Granlund grabbed two assists in the Wild's 3-2 loss to Washington on Thursday night.

Granlund now has 32 points in 57 games this season, a bit behind his pace from last year. The 23-year-old was a high scorer throughout juniors in Finland, and is looking to find his consistency in the NHL.
Mar 20 - 12:23 AM

Mikael Granlund had a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 3-1 win over Carolina on Friday.

Granlund has stepped up since the All-Star break with three goals and 14 points in 19 contests. After getting off to a slow start this season, he still has a decent chance of reaching the 40-point milestone for the second straight campaign.
Mar 7 - 10:45 AM

Mikael Granlund had a three-point night against Dallas on Sunday.

He produced a goal and two assists during a six-goal third period for the Wild in a 6-2 win over the Stars. Granlund earned an assist on a power-play goal by Matt Dumba and he set up Zach Parise's 25th marker of the season.
Feb 23 - 11:17 AM

Mikael Granlund registered two assists in Saturday's win over Carolina.

Granlund picked up the primary assist on Thomas Vanek's first period goal and he also got credited with a point on Nate Prosser's second period goal. The two point effort puts an end to Granlund's four-game pointless streak. The 22-year-old was also a plus-3 in the contest. He has five goals and 20 points in 41 games this season.
Feb 15 - 11:41 AM

Mikael Granlund recorded a pair of assists in Sunday's 4-2 win over Vancouver.

He picked up a helper on a power-play goal by Jared Spurgeon and he had the lone assist on Thomas Vanek's game winner. The two-point effort marked his first time on the scoresheet since returning from a wrist injury.
Feb 2 - 12:46 PM

Mikael Granlund will return to the Wild's lineup Tuesday night against the Oilers.

Granlund will center the first line between Zach Parise and Thomas Vanek, so he'll have plenty of opportunities to build on his four goals and 15 points through 32 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 27 - 8:47 PM

Mikael Granlund (wrist) has been taken off of the injured reserve list.

This is just an FYI as he was already expected to play on Tuesday. Granlund missed 13 straight contests due to the ailment.
Jan 27 - 4:35 PM

Mikael Granlund (wrist) is expected to return to the lineup on Tuesday.

He has missed the last 13 games with a wrist injury. Granlund has four goals and 15 points in 32 games this season. It should be noted that the Wild still have him listed on injured reserve, but that will probably change before Tuesday's contest at Edmonton.
Jan 26 - 5:27 PM

Mikael Granlund (wrist) participated in Sunday's practice.

"I felt good out there," said Granlund, who skated with a no-contact jersey. "I'm really excited to get back out there." He won't return Monday, but could be back on Tuesday versus Detroit.
Jan 19 - 11:20 AM

Mikael Granlund has a doctor's appointment Saturday to see if he can get medical clearance to begin practising.

Granlund is being checked to see how his wrist has healed. If he gets the clearance he should be able to play, barring a setback, after the All-Star break. Granlund is one of the NHL's brightest young stars. Hopefully, you didn't cut him during the period of his recovery from the broken joint.
Jan 17 - 1:16 PM

Mikael Granlund (wrist) may join the Wild for practice on Saturday.

He's inching closer to being available to return after suffering a broken wrist on Dec. 27 against Winnipeg. The ailment required surgery to repair.
Jan 16 - 1:38 PM

Mikael Granlund (wrist) skated after practice on Monday.

He is wearing a soft cast after undergoing surgery to repair a broken wrist. Granlund is hoping to return later this month. He has recorded 15 points in 32 games this campaign.
Jan 6 - 10:41 AM

Mikael Granlund has undergone surgery after breaking his wrist.

Granlund is expected to miss about a month as a result. He has four goals and 15 points in 32 contests in 2014-15. He had been centering a line that included Zach Parise and Jason Pominville, but now Mikko Koivu might is projected to slide into that role. The Wild might also lean more on Charlie Coyle for the duration of Granlund's absence.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 04:59:00 PM

Mikael Granlund's upper-body injury isn't a concussion.

Granlund is reportedly dealing with a wrist or arm injury. He was placed on the injured reserve list, so he's expected to miss at least a week.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 01:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Charlie Coyle
4Kyle Brodziak
5Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Sean Bergenheim
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
5Jason Zucker
6Matt Cooke
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Ryan Carter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Jordan Leopold
8Christian Folin
9Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom