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Tyler Graovac | Center | #44

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (22) / 4/27/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 200
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (191) / MIN
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Tyler Graovac has been assigned to Iowa of the AHL on a conditioning assignment.
He will likely play in the minors for a little while to get his game back after recovering from core muscle surgery that has kept him sidelined since October 8th. Gaovac has no fantasy value. Sat, Dec 12, 2015 01:11:00 PM

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Coach Mike Yeo is encouraged by Tyler Graovac's progress in his recovery from core muscle surgery.

"He's skating well," said Yeo after Tuesday's practice. "The next step is to get in some more contact drills." Graovac full took part in the session. He hasn't played since Oct. 8.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 06:15:00 PM

Tyler Graovac (groin) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Coach Mike Yeo said Graovac is still "a ways away" from getting back into the lineup. He didn't take part in contact drills and has missed 22 games after surgery to repair a core muscle.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 09:04:00 AM

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.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 12:43:00 PM

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.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 10:31:00 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.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 12:10:00 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.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 01:09:00 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.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 09:46:00 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.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 11:45:00 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.
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 09:26:00 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.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 05:22:00 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.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 02:28:00 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.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 03:54:00 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.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 12:25:00 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.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:15:00 PM

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