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Mikael Granlund | Winger | #64

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/26/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 184
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (9) / MIN
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Mikael Granlund continued his scoring ways with a goal and an assist during Friday's 6-2 win over the Penguins.
Granlund now has points in four of his last five games, with two goals and six points over that span. For the season he has five goals and 14 points in 20 games. Nov 25 - 9:56 PM

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Mikael Granlund dished out two assists in Wednesday's 3-1 win against Winnipeg.

He had a hand in goals by Mikko Koivu and Jonas Brodin (power play) in the contest. Granlund has accounted for 12 points in 19 games this season, which includes seven in the last 10.
Nov 24 - 9:26 AM

Mikael Granlund scored the only goal in Thursday's 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins.

Granlund banked the puck off Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid and in the net. Obviously, there wasn't a ton of offense in this game, as Granlund's goal came with 45 seconds left in regulation. Jonas Brodin and Christian Folin picked up the assists on the Wild's goal. Granlund has four goals and five assists in 16 games this season. He's on pace to hit the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career.
Nov 17 - 11:24 PM

Mikael Granlund scored a power play goal in Minnesota's 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

The Wild have been dealing with some injuries heading into tonight's game and it may have made a difference in such a close game. Grandlund's second period goal tied the game at one, but the Sabres were able to take home the win in the third period. Eric Staal and Jason Pominville picked up the assists on the Wild's only goal. Granlund now has two goals and four assists in 10 games.
Nov 1 - 11:31 PM

Mikael Granlund scored early in the first period against the Dallas Stars and secured an insurmountable lead in a 4-0 victory the for Minnesota Wild Saturday night.

Granlund gave the Wild an early lead with a shorthanded goal against Star goaltender Kari Lehtonen during the first powerplay of the night. Granlund continued to stay relevant with shots on goal in the first and third periods and an assist to teammate Nino Niederreiter in the third.
Oct 30 - 2:24 AM

Mikael Granlund had three shots on goal in Finland's 3-0 loss to Russia Thursday afternoon.

Granlund also finished the contest with a minus-two rating, dropping him to minus-four for the tournament. Finland has now been eliminated in three games without him recording a point, but he has plenty of company in that regard as the squad only ended up with a single goal in the tournament.
Sep 22 - 5:48 PM

Mikael Granlund has been one of the stars at the IIHF World Hockey Championships in Russia.

He has scored four goals and registered 11 points in eight games and has an assist in Saturday morning's semifinal game which Finland is leading 3-1 over Russia. Granlund has been an enigma in his NHL career to date. His skills should render better scoring results. We recommend you give Granlund the 2016-17 season before giving up on him, though. Granlund is still a candidate for a breakout season.
May 21 - 11:24 AM

Mikael Granlund contributed an assist in Finland's 4-0 win over Canada in the final game of preliminary round action at the World Championship.

The win gave the Finns first place in the pool and it gave Granlund nine points in seven matches at the tournament.
May 17 - 5:28 PM

Mikael Granlund picked up a pair of points during Friday's 5-4 overtime win over the Stars.

Granlund kicked off the night's scoring just 3:32 in to the game, and would later be the primary helper on Mikko Koivu's late third period tying goal. So one can say that Granlund picked up his first two points of the series in style. He now has 15 points in 28 career playoff games.
Apr 23 - 1:35 AM

Despite having several quality scoring chances in Game 2, Mikael Granlund couldn't convert on any of them.

Granlund missed three golden opportunities in the first period alone (he missed the net from point-blank range). Granlund also wasted a 3-on-1 shorthanded break for the Wild because he took too long to shoot the puck. The Wild are down 0-2 in their series against Dallas and they've received no goals from their forwards.
Apr 17 - 11:55 AM

The Wild have shuffled their lines in advance of Game 2 Saturday against Dallas.

Mikael Granlund will line up as a winger on a line alongside Mikko Koivu and David Jones, while Charlie Coyle will center a unit featuring Jason Zucker and Justin Fontaine. Erik Haula (provided he returns to action) took his usual spot between Nino Niederreiter and Jason Pominville, while Jarret Stoll centered Ryan Carter and Chris Porter. It is unclear if this is how John Torchetti's troops will line up for Saturday night's game but there is a pretty good possibility he's going to give this a try to start. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Apr 16 - 11:50 AM

Mikael Granlund scored in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Granlund cut Winnipeg's lead to 2-1 with under 13 minutes remaining in the third period, but that's as close as the Wild would come to tying the game. Granlund has 13 goals and 44 points in 80 games this season. Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise picked up the assists on the Wild's only goal of the game.
Apr 3 - 10:43 PM

Mikael Granlund had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Granlund picked up the only assist on Zach Parise's opening goal and he scored a shorthanded goal into an empty net at the 11:06 mark of the third period (yes, Patrick Roy pulled his goalie very early). Granlund has 11 goals and 41 points in 76 games this season.
Mar 27 - 10:16 AM

Mikael Granlund scored twice in the Wild’s 4-1 win against the Canadiens on Saturday night.

He scored one at even strength and one on the power play, the 13th game in a row on the road in which the Wild have converted on the man advantage. The Wild hoped Granlund would develop into a top-line center this season. That hasn’t been the case, as he has 10 goals and 36 points. Nino Niederreiter and Erik Haula got the other goals.
Mar 12 - 10:19 PM

Mikael Granlund scored the game winning goal in Minnesota's victory over Toronto on Thursday night.

Granlund has eight goals and 34 points in 65 points this season, nine of which have come in the past 16 games.
Mar 4 - 12:45 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zac Dalpe
6Zack Mitchell
7Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper