MIKAEL GRANLUND RUMORS

Wild expect to put Granlund back in lineup vs. Avs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund likely will return to action for the playoffs, after a hit to the head kept him out for the last six games of the regular season.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Granlund, Kuemper practicing, nearing return

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikael Granlund's words expressed anything but certainty. His tone, though, was indicative of an excited young man on the verge of his first NHL postseason appearance. The Wild center practiced again Monday, for the second time in three days after missing Minnesota's final six games of the regular season with an upper-body injury. Gliding comfortably around...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Granlund, Stoner closing in on return to Wild lineup

Streaking into the playoffs with points in their last seven games, the Minnesota Wild also might be at full strength when the postseason begins next week. Center Mikael Granlund, who's missed the past five games with an upper-body injury, returned to practice for the first time on Saturday since sustaining the injury at Los Angeles on March 31. Defenseman Clayton Stoner, who...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikael Granlund out indefinitely with upper body injury

Wild rookie Mikael Granlund, the team's second-line center and a hero for the Finnish national team at the Sochi Olympics, is out indefinitely with an undisclosed upper body injury. Granlund suffered what appeared to be a head injury Monday when his face smacked Jarret Stoll's left shoulder during a check along the boards in Monday's victory over the Kings in Los Angeles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild send Granlund to AHL to get playing time

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo doesn't doubt the NHL ability of rookie forward Mikael Granlund, but Granlund's development and regaining his confidence for now will have take place with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. Granlund, a healthy scratch in three of the past four games, was reassigned to Houston Tuesday by the Wild. Considered the...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild phenom Granlund eager for NHL action

ST. PAUL, Minn. The NHL lockout was both a blessing and a curse for Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund. The 20-year-old Finnish center spent part of the lockout playing for the Houston Aeros, Minnesota's affiliate in the American Hockey League. While with the Aeros, though, Granlund suffered an ankle injury that sidelined him for a month. When he was healthy, Granlund...
Via Fox Sports North
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Granlund focused on hockey, not lockout

ST. PAUL, Minn. On Sunday, Mikael Granlund traded his white Houston Aeros jersey for a suit and tie. Instead of hockey skates, the 20-year-old Finland native donned a pair of brown dress shoes. This isn't exactly how Granlund had hoped to look as his Aeros team hosted the Rockford IceHogs at the Xcel Engery Center, where Granlund could possibly soon call home as a member of...
Via Fox Sports North
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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