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Markus Granlund | Center | #60

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/16/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 183
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (45) / CAL
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Markus Granlund and Bo Horvat scored during the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 Saturday night.
Neither shooter was able to find the back of the net during regulation when that would have been a difference maker before overtime. Sven Baerstchi and Daniel Sedin had the regulation markers. Both the Canucks and Leafs entered the game second from the bottom of their division, but the two points earned by Vancouver did not move them up. The Leafs single point will allow them to catch the Detroit Red Wings, however. Dec 3 - 10:35 PM

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Markus Granlund used his stick as a bat at the 13:26 minute mark of the third period to score the second goal in the Vancouver Canucks 7-2 loss to the New York Rangers Tuesday night.

Granlund kept his stick just low enough to be awarded the goal and it caught Henrik Lundqvist off guard. Unfortunately the Rangers' goalie was much too stingy to make Granlund’s goal much more than a novelty. He was joined on the scoring sheet by Brandon Sutter late in the second.
Nov 16 - 1:39 AM

Markus Granlund potted the overtime winner for Vancouver in a thrilling and much-needed 5-4 victory over Dallas.

Granlund, who also had an assist on the day, now has four goals and six points through 16 games.
Nov 13 - 11:56 PM

Markus Granlund scored Sunday's 5-4 overtime winner to push Vancouver past Dallas.

It was a wicked wrister off the offensive zone face-off win by Brandon Sutter. The 23-year-old now has four goals and six points in 16 games so far, and seems poised to eclipse his previous highs of eight goals and 18 points in 48 games set back in 2014-15.
Nov 13 - 8:07 PM

Markus Granlund found the back of the net in Vancouver's 4-2 loss to the Islanders on Monday.

Granlund snapped a seven-game point drought. He now has three markers and an assist in 13 contests this season.
Nov 8 - 9:58 AM

Markus Granlund has two goals and three points in 12 games this season.

Granlund hasn't recorded a point in seven straight games, which coincides with the overall offensive slump the Canucks have been in lately. That being said, we don't expect him to do much offensively this season, even if Vancouver heats up.
Nov 7 - 9:58 AM

Markus Granlund scored his second goal of the 2015 preseason Monday night at the 6:10-minute mark of the first period. It was not enough to lift the Vancouver Canucks as they lost a 4-2 contest to the Arizona Coyotes.

Granlund moved from the Calgary Flames to the Canucks last year. He combined for six goals and four assists in 47 games. Granlund got 21:11 minutes of ice time in the preseason game, which was the most among the Canuck forwards. Brandon Sutter skated for 21:09 minutes, but it was defenseman Ben Hutton who scored Vancouver’s other goal.
Oct 4 - 1:13 AM

Markus Granlund has signed a two-year contract extension with Vancouver.

According to generalfanager.com, the deal is worth $1.8 million. Granlund is set to earn $850,000 in 2016-17 and $950,000 in 2017-18. He posted two goals and one assist in 16 games with the Canucks after he was obtained from Calgary.
Apr 26 - 5:24 PM

Markus Granlund set a new career high in points on Friday night, unfortunately the Wild fell to the Red Wings 3-2.

Granlund picked up his 11th goal of the season and 42 point in the effort. He now has 29 goals and 130 points through 236 career games. Not too shabby at all.
Apr 1 - 11:04 PM

Markus Granlund picked up his third goal with the Canucks during Thursday's 4-2 win over San Jose.

Granlund has now posted four points in 12 games since coming over from Calgary. Overall this season he has seven goals and 11 points, so he's unfortunately not much of an asset.
Apr 1 - 1:26 AM

Markus Granlund will return from an upper-body injury Tuesday.

He has missed the last seven games due to the ailment. Granlund has one goal and one assist in nine games with the Canucks since he was acquired from Calgary.
Mar 29 - 5:23 PM

Markus Granlund sustained an upper-body injury Monday night.

He is considered day-to-day. Granlund has one goal and one assist in nine games with Vancouver since he was acquired from Calgary.
Mar 15 - 3:59 PM

Markus Granlund scored the overtime winner in a 3-2 win over Arizona on Wednesday.

It was his first goal in a Canucks uniform for the 22 year-old. He snapped home a juicy rebound in a two-on-one situation late in the overtime period. Radim Vrbata and Luca Sbisa scored the other goals for the Canucks who came back from a 2-0 deficit in the game.
Mar 10 - 1:52 AM

Markus Granlund tallied his first point as a Canuck during his debut in Thursday's 5-3 win over Ottawa.

One game, one assist. Not a bad ratio at all. Granlund is now up to four assists and eight points in 35 games this season in total.
Feb 26 - 1:32 AM

Markus Granlund will debut for the Canucks on Thursday night against the Senators as the third line center.

Granlund will be flanked by Linden Vey and Emerson Etem, which doesn't exactly bode well for fantasy purposes. Vey and Etem have combined for three goals and 12 points in 39 games with Vancouver this season, while Granlund has three points and seven points over 31 games with Calgary. There simply isn't any fantasy value here unfortunately.
Feb 25 - 9:09 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
5Michael Chaput
6Joseph Labate
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Alex Burrows
4Brendan Gaunce
5Anton Rodin
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Jayson Megna
5Jack Skille
D1Alexander Edler
2Ben Hutton
3Chris Tanev
4Erik Gudbranson
5Philip Larsen
6Alex Biega
7Luca Sbisa
8Nikita Tryamkin
9Troy Stecher
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom