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All Eyes on Mikael Granlund

#490159155 / gettyimages.com Mikael Granlund came into the 2014-15 season with heightened expectations after showing flashes of why he was such a highly touted prospect since being drafted. Granlund was the 9th overall selection in the 2009 NHL entry draft, after some strong seasons in the SM-Liiga (Finnish Elite League) and two impressive World Junior Championships in 2010 and...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Youngsters shoulder load in game 3 win

It’s quickly becoming difficult to call these guys youngsters. The Minnesota Wild continued its home-ice playoff dominance with a four-goal third period to creep within a game in the best-of-seven series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Highlighting the rout was Mikael Granlund with a pair of goals and Erik Haula getting rewarded after flying around the ice with the game-winning...
Via isportsweb.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s Mikael Granlund blocks three shots in final minute to preserve win (video)

Mikael Granlund again came through with some late-game heroics for the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night, blocking three shots in the final 60 seconds of regulation to preserve a 2-1 lead and give the Wild a series-tying victory in Game 4 against the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs were swarming the zone 6-on-4, as the team […] The post Wild’s Mikael Granlund blocks three shots in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild carry momentum back to Colorado after another dominant performance

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikael Granlund was stick-less and alone to defend the point , facing an Avalanche offense with a two-man advantage due to a power-play and having pulled goaltender Semyon Varlamov in the final minutes.  Granlund, the Minnesota Wild forward known more for his playmaking than defense, laid out to block a shot. His stick still stuck along the boards while Colorado...
Via Fox Sports North
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikael Granlund scores incredible OT goal to beat Avs

Mikael Granlund scored an incredible goal to beat the Colorado Avalanche in overtime, and also put the Minnesota Wild on the board in the series. 
Via Gamedayr
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild's Granlund elevating game on national playoff stage

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Fresh off the biggest goal of his short NHL career, Mikael Granlund received an unexpected congratulations in a joyous Minnesota Wild locker room, but it wasn't enough to elicit any extra elation out of the usually-reserved Finn. Defenseman Ryan Suter's kids were playing ball hockey in the team's dressing room and stopped Granlund after his game-winning goal in...
Via Fox Sports North
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild trade rumors approaching the deadline

Minnesota Wild trade rumors approaching the deadlineJust two days from the trade deadline, the Minnesota Wild trade rumors have begun swirling similar to last year. According to reports, the Wild are rumored to be interested in a number of players who will likely be on the move over the course of the next 48 hours. Minnesota is among the most talented teams in the NHL when it comes...
Via isportsweb.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikael Granlund’s importance to Finland

Hockey crazed countries often put tremendous pressure on young players to perform when it comes to the Olympics. Mikael Granlund is no exception. After his fellow Finn and Minnesota Wild teammate Mikko Koivu announced that he had yet to fully recover from a broken ankle, the fresh-faced 21-year-old was forced to center the top line in Sochi. Through three games, Granlund has done...
Via isportsweb.com
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikael Granlund looks good playing with Parise, Pominville (Fantasy Hockey News & Notes Update: January 30th, 2014)

Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes a look at last night’s fantasy hockey news and notes from around the National Hockey League – Twitter style. Zach Parise, Mikael Granlund and Jason Pominville have combined for 16 points over their last two games as a line. (Jeff Gross)   We’ll be seeing more of Parise-Granlund-Pominville in the coming days. — Chad Graff (@ChadGraff) January...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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