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Mikael Granlund | Winger | #64

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/26/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 184
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (9) / MIN
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The Minnesota Wild and restricted free agent Mikael Granlund will begin contract talks next week.
Granlund had an incredible year in 2016-17, as he posted career-highs in goals (26) and points (69). He'll be making more than the $3 million dollars he had been making the last two seasons. Jun 24 - 5:19 PM

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Minnesota has not started contract talks with pending restricted free agent Mikael Granlund.

The Wild met with Granlund's agent at the combine and will probably touch base again at the draft. Granlund is eligible for salary arbitration. He racked up 26 goals and 69 points in 81 games during the 2016-17 campaign.
Jun 7 - 6:25 PM

Mikael Granlund had been playing through a broken hand in the playoffs.

His recovery time is set for four-to-six weeks. Granlund had two assists in five games against St. Louis in the postseason. During the regular season, he broke out with 26 goals and 69 points in 81 matches.
Apr 25 - 12:20 PM

Mikael Granlund was named a finalist for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy on Sunday.

The trophy "is an annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability." It is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. No member of the Wild nor the Stars franchises has ever taken home the Lady Byng.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 23 - 7:34 PM

Mikael Granlund had an assist in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime loss to St. Louis.

Granlund also had six shots on goal in the contest. He has 17 points in 30 career playoff games. Granlund racked up five points in a six-game series versus Dallas last year.
Apr 13 - 10:50 AM

The Wild will rest Mikael Granlund on Saturday against the Coyotes.

It's been a banner season for the young veteran, posting 26 goals and 69 points in 81 games.
Apr 8 - 2:22 PM

Mikael Granlund picked up his 26th goal in the Wild's 4-3 win over Colorado on Thursday.

Granlund was one of four Wild players to pick up a goal in a win that clinched second place in the Central Division. The talented Finn has 69 points in 81 games in easily his best campaign of his career. Nino Niederreiter, Jason Zucker and Nate Prosser scored the other goals. Eric Staal and Charlie Coyle each picked up two assists.

Mikael Granlund picked up the 200th point of his career during Sunday's 5-2 win over the Avalanche.

What a remarkable breakout season it's been for Granlund as he registered his 44th assist of the season. He's now up to 69 points in 79 contests in 2016-17.
Apr 2 - 9:21 PM

Mikael Granlund scored a shorthanded goal in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Granlund stole the puck in the defensive zone before working a nice give-and-go with teammate Mikko Koivu. Granlund was able to sneak behind the Carolina defense before beating Eddie Lack. The goal tied the game at one at the time. The Wild forward is currently on a four-game point streak. He has 24 goals and 65 points in 69 games. Granlund is really having a terrific season.
Mar 16 - 11:04 PM

Mikael Granlund just keeps scoring for the Wild.

He scored his 22nd goal and 62nd point during Sunday's 4-2 loss to Chicago. He now has points in three of his last four games, with two goals and four points in that span.
Mar 12 - 3:36 PM

Mikael Granlund earned an assist in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to St. Louis.

He was 10.5 seconds away from going pointless for a third straight game, but Mikko Koivu beat Jake Allen with a long-range shot to spoil the shutout. Granlund hasn't gone three games without a point since he was silent in four outings from Nov. 26-Dec. 4.
Mar 8 - 10:12 AM

The Minnesota Wild could not beat Bobrovsky in a 1-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.

The Wild were shutout on the road for the first time since November 5th. The shutout also breaks Granlund's five-game point streak. He's currently in the middle of a breakout season, and is on pace for a career high 79 points. Bruce Boudreau is getting the most of the former 9th overall pick.
Mar 2 - 10:15 PM

Mikael Granlund had a goal and two assists in a 6-5 win versus Winnipeg on Tuesday night.

He extended his point streak to five straight games with the three-point effort. Granlund has five goals and four assists over that span. The 25-year-old forward has reached another level in 2016-17 with 59 points in 61 games.
Mar 1 - 10:55 AM

Mikael Granlund netted the game-winning goal just 12 seconds into overtime on Monday night for a 5-4 win against Los Angeles.

It was the fastest overtime goal in franchise history and it gave him 20 for the first time his career. Granlund, who was playing in his 300th NHL game, leads the Wild in scoring with 56 points in 60 contests. He also has four goals and two assists over a four-game point streak.
Feb 28 - 12:00 PM

Mikael Granlund scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Wild's second line of Granlund, Mikko Koivu and Jason Zucker continued being productive tonight, as they combined to score four points in the loss. As good as they've been, they were no match for 'Hawks captain Jonathan Toews' five-point night. Granlund scored both his goals on the power play, as his first one tied the game at one in the second period, while his second cut his team's deficit to 4-3 in the third. Granlund has five points in his last three games and he's up to 19 goals and 55 points in 59 games this season.
Feb 21 - 11:54 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Martin Hanzal
4Joel Eriksson Ek
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Ryan Carter
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Chris Stewart
5Ryan White
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Marco Scandella
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Victor Bartley
9Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Alex Stalock