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Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (22) / 4/27/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 200

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Tyler Graovac skated with his teammates for the first time since sustaining an abdominal injury on opening night which required corrective surgery.
He is still a few weeks away from returning to action, but he is making progess. Look for Graovac to return to the Wild lineup around mid-December. Nov 28 - 12:43 PM

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Tyler Graovac (abdominal surgery) has been skating on his own.

He had successful bilateral core muscle surgery earlier this month and is slated to be sidelined until at least mid-December. Graovac hasn't played since Oct. 8.
Nov 26 - 10:31 AM

Tyler Graovac had successful bilateral core muscle surgery on Tuesday.

He is expected to make a full recovery, but he is projected to be out of action for approximately six weeks. Graovac hasn't played since Oct. 8 because of a groin issue.
Nov 3 - 12:10 PM

Tyler Graovac (groin) was on the ice Thursday, but didn't stay for all of Minnesota's practice.

Graovac hasn't played since Oct. 8 because of the injury. He's still not close to returning.
Oct 29 - 1:09 PM

Tyler Graovac (groin) is projected to practice Thursday.

He has been on the ice with skating and skills instructor Andy Ness as well as third-string goalie Niklas Backstrom for the past four days. Graovac still has some work to do before he can return to the lineup, but he is making encouraging progress.
Oct 29 - 9:46 AM

Tyler Graovac (groin) is taking part in Tuesday's practice.

It is the first time he has skated with his teammates since he suffered a groin injury on opening night. Graovac will probably need some more sessions before he is able to return to the lineup.
Oct 27 - 11:45 AM

Tyler Graovac (groin) skated on his own Wednesday.

He is making some progress, but he is not expected to play until next week at the earliest. Graovac hasn't played since Oct. 8 because of a groin injury.
Oct 22 - 9:26 AM

Tyler Graovac's lower-body injury is a groin strain.

Graovac will miss the next couple of weeks and the Wild have consequently moved him to the injured reserve list. The 22-year-old had 21 goals and 46 points in 73 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Oct 13 - 5:22 PM

Tyler Graovac is not practicing with his Minnesota teammates on Sunday.

He seems to have re-aggravated a pre-training camp hip flexor injury. Graovac looks doubtful for Thursday's game against Arizona unless he practices over the next day or two.
Oct 11 - 2:28 PM

Tyler Graovac has sustained a lower-body injury.

The odds are steeply against Graovac playing on Saturday. He had a minus-one rating in 13:37 minutes of ice time on Thursday.
Oct 9 - 3:54 PM

Following Minnesota's latest roster moves, Tyler Graovac will start the season in the NHL.

He has slated to begin the year on the third line between Thomas Vanek and Charlie Coyle. Graovac appeared in three games with Minnesota last season, but he'll have a larger role with the team this time around.
Oct 6 - 12:25 PM

Tyler Graovac added another goal and assist to his preseason total in Thursday night's win over Buffalo.

The 22-year-old further fuelled the argument to grant him his first opening night roster spot, as he's had a strong camp. His projected production likely won't warrant a pickup in standard leagues at this point.
Oct 1 - 11:15 PM

Tyler Graovac stands a good chance of starting the season with Minnesota.

The Wild have injuries to Justin Fontaine, Jordan Schroeder and Erik Haula, which may keep them out for the start of the regular season. Graovac has also been strong at training camp. He is expected to play Thursday's preseason game alongside Thomas Vanek and Charlie Coyle.
Oct 1 - 11:48 AM

Tyler Graovac has been sent down to AHL Iowa.

Graovac's latest NHL stint only lasted three days. That's not surprising though as he was called up primarily because some of the Wild's forwards were battling illnesses.
Jan 5 - 12:11 PM

Taylor Graovac will sill in for the still sick Jason Zucker on Friday night against the Maple Leafs.

It'll be Graovac's third career NHL game, but he's yet to record a point. He has 25 goals and 49 points through 95 games in AHL Iowa since 2013.
Jan 2 - 7:50 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikael Granlund
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Ryan Carter
5Zac Dalpe
6Chris Porter
7Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Jonas Brodin
5Matt Dumba
6Christian Folin
7Gustav Olofsson
8Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom