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Markus Granlund | Center | #60

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/16/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (45) / CAL
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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

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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

Vancouver has acquired Markus Granlund from Calgary in exchange for prospect Hunter Shinkaruk.

He has collected nine points in 12 games with Stockton of the AHL this campaign and he had seven points with Calgary. In 86 career NHL matches, Granlund has posted 14 goals and 14 assists.
Feb 22 - 5:13 PM

Markus Granlund will be scratched against the Lightning on Sunday.

Through 31 games this season has posted just seven points along with little else in the way of valuable production, unfortunately.
Feb 21 - 7:03 PM

With his goal and assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Oilers, Mikael Granlund now has points in four of his last five games.

He's up to six goals and 31 points on the season, giving him his third consecutive season of at least 31 points. Not quite what Minnesota is hoping for out of him, but with 31 points in 58 games he appears poised to top his best mark of 41 points in 63 games.
Feb 19 - 12:14 AM

Markus Granlund, David Jones, and Jakub Nakladal will each sit out Friday's match with Arizona.

A bit of surprise to see Granlund scratched while boasting a three game goal streak, but there still isn't a lick of fantasy value between them.
Feb 12 - 9:02 PM

Markus Granlund scored and added an assist in a 4-3 win over Toronto on Tuesday.

Granlund took advantage of moving up to center the second line with Monahan' absence. It was his first goal since Dec.12 and just his fourth in 28 games. Dougie Hamilton, Michael Ferland and Mikael Backlund all added goals.
Feb 10 - 1:45 AM

Markus Granlund will center the Flames' second line Tuesday against Toronto.

With Sean Monahan being scratched, all the centers are moving up a slot. Granlund has just five points in 27 games this season, so we wouldn't expect this to prove to be much of a spark for him.
Feb 9 - 9:07 PM

Markus Granlund, Joe Colborne, and Jakub Nakladal will each be scratched from Saturday's tilt with Vancouver.

While Colborne clearly boasts the most fantasy value, he's seen just five games since Jan. 11th. Granlund meanwhile has now played in 82 career NHL games, posting just 13 goals and 26 points with 36 blocks and 63 hits.
Feb 6 - 9:05 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
5Linden Vey
6Brendan Gaunce
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Chris Higgins
4Ronalds Kenins
5Emerson Etem
6Mike Zalewski
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Alex Burrows
4Derek Dorsett
5Jake Virtanen
D1Alexander Edler
2Dan Hamhuis
3Ben Hutton
4Chris Tanev
5Erik Gudbranson
6Yannick Weber
7Matt Bartkowski
8Alex Biega
9Luca Sbisa
10Andrey Pedan
11Nikita Tryamkin
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom