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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 is set to become a restricted free agent this summer.
Granlund had eight goals and 39 points in 68 contests. He was completing his entry-level deal, so naturally he'll be getting a substantial raise by comparison. He had previously been seeking a one or two-year bridge deal, so it wouldn't be surprising if that's what he ends up getting this summer. May 12 - 10:36 AM

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Mikael Granlund fired five shots on goal Tuesday night, but was unable to beat Chicago's Corey Crawford in a 1-0 loss to the Blackhawks.

Granlund scored a goal in the series-opening defeat, but has not recorded a point in either of the last two games. The Wild now find themselves backed into a corner trailing 3-0 and only a miracle can prevent them from becoming Round 2 casualties.
May 5 - 10:57 PM

Mikael Granlund completed the Minnesota Wild's comeback from a first period 3-0 deficit on Friday night.

The Wild stormed back in the second period to erase the deficit, which Granlund was all too happy to finish with a semi-wrap around goal through Corey Crawford just 9:30 in. However, the Blackhawks would take Game One 4-3 with a goal not ten minutes later. Granlund for his part ranks second on the team in points with six (two goals), and now has points in four of his past five games.
May 2 - 1:09 AM

Mikael Granlund recorded two assists in Monday's Game Three 3-0 victory over St. Louis.

Don't look now, but Granlund now has two assists and three points through three games this post season. He also recorded a takeaway, two blocks, and four hits during his 17:26 of ice time.
Apr 20 - 11:38 PM

Mikael Granlund put the Game One dagger into St. Louis when he made it 3-2 with 73 seconds left in the game. Minnesota would go on to win 4-2.

In 16:34, including over three minutes on special teams, Granlund won 62% of his draws with two hits and shots to go along with his goal. Granlund now has five goals and eight points in 14 career playoff games.
Apr 17 - 1:51 AM

Playoff poolies shouldn't shy away from Mikael Granlund if you like Minnesota to upset the St. Louis Blues.

He is slated to play between Zach Parise and Jason Pominville when the series begins Thursday. Granlund picked up one goal and five assists in his last eight games of the year. He also had seven points in 13 games last year in the postseason.
Apr 13 - 6:34 PM

Mikael Granlund ended his personal 14-game goalless streak during to open the scoring in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Chicago.

Granlund now has points in three of four games, with three points overall in that span. He now has eight goals and 37 points in 66 games this season. Granlund needs a goal and four points to set a new career high in both categories.
Apr 8 - 2:09 AM

Mikael Granlund has picked up three assists in his past four games.

He hasn't scored a goal in his past 13 matches, but he has 11 assists and a plus-9 rating in his last 17.
Apr 6 - 6:36 PM

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

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.
Jan 27 - 8:47 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
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