Mikael Granlund

Nashville Predators

Mikael Granlund potted his first career playoff goal in a Predators uniform as he scored the game-winner in Game Three versus Dallas.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund was dubbed the Game Three hero as the Nashville Predators escaped Dallas with a 3-2 victory Monday night. This was Granlund's first point produced in the playoffs for his new team. He will look to become a bigger contributor as this series progresses.

 

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Granlund scored Minnesota's lone goal in their loss to the Islanders.

Fantasy Impact: The goal came on a second period power play and tied the game at one. The offense couldn't muster anything up in this one as the Wild stayed cold. It was Granlund's 13th goal of the season.

 

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Granlund chipped in his 30th assist of the year in Friday's loss to the Stars.

Fantasy Impact: The Wild weren't able to get much going in their first game out of the break. Granlund was able to pick up a point in the lackluster effort. He has been a steady fantasy presence for most of the season, averaging 0.84 points per game. He'll look to continue that production as the second half rolls along.

 

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Mikael Granlund recorded two assists on Thursday in the Wild's loss to the Blackhawks.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund has 11 goals and 25 assists for 36 points in 36 games. He should be owned in all formats.

 

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Mikael Granlund was able to collect his 21st assist of the season on Eric Staal's second-period goal in Minnesota's 5-1 win over Florida on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund now has 21 assists and 11 goals in the 32 games and is a +4 on the year. Fantasy owners have no complaints about Granlund's production to this point.

 

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Mikael Granlund had a two-assist outing in the Wild’s 5-3 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Granlund’s first assist came on Eric Staal’s first period goal. Granlund grabbed another assist on Jason Zucker’s third period goal.

Fantasy Impact: Mikael Granlund is on his way to another strong season. On the heels of two 60-plus point seasons Granlund has 11 goals and 15 assists through 26 games. Numbers that should be sustainable due to previous performances and good line assignments. Granlund looks to be a safe bet to crack the 70 point barrier this season. Granlund is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Mikael Granlund scored his 11th goal of the season in Thursday's loss to the Blue Jackets.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund now has 11 goals and 13 assists for 24 points through 25 games played. The 26-year-old is on pace for a career-best in points but has seen a dip in his faceoffs winning just 44% (5% below his career average). He's a +8 on the season and is averaging slightly over two shots per game. He continues to provide well-rounded numbers to fantasy owners.

 

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Mikael Granlund scored an empty net goal helping the Wild to a 4-1 win versus the Los Angeles Kings. The shorthanded tally was his only shot on the night in 16:51 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: The empty netter extended Granlund's point streak to six games. During the streak, he has all four of his goals and three assists with 17 shots on net during that span.

 

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Mikael Granlund scored a goal and had five shots on net during Minnesota's 5-3 loss to Boston. He played 19:10 minutes in the game and finished with a minus-one rating.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was his first of the season in eight games. He does have three assists and has 25 shots on goal with a lowly 4% shooting percentage.

 

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Granlund scored a goal and had three hits during Minnesota's 3-1 loss to Carolina.

Fantasy Impact: He has been one of the few Wild players that has been hot offensively. In his last four games, Granlund has scored three goals and two assists with 12 shots on goal.

 

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Granlund scored a goal and had three shots during Minnesota's 4-2 loss to Chicago. His goal was an unassisted tally 46 seconds into the third period that brought the Wild to within one goal at 3-2.

Fantasy Impact: He has scored in back-to-back games and now has 23 goals this season with 40 assists and a plus-28 rating.

 

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Mikael Granlund provided an assist in Sunday's win over Chicago. He finished with an even rating and a whopping seven shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund has four points (all assists) in his last three games. The streak brings him to a very solid 35 points in 42 games this season. He sees consistent time on the ice, with over 19 minutes per game, and has seen an uptick in shots on goal of late.

 

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Mikael Granlund scored a goal and had an assist in Minnesota's 4-2 loss to Columbus. He also had four shots on goal in 16:53 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: In his last five games, Granlund has three goals and five assists while recording 16 shots on goal.

 

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Granlund had a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 6-4 win versus the New York Islanders. He was very active on the night with seven shots on goal in 17:33 of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: He now has nine goals and 18 assists this season in 35 games played. In his last five games he has two goals and five assists.

 

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Granlund scored Minnesota's first goal and then assisted on the eventual game winner.

Fantasy Impact: 25 points already in the season is a great pace and keeps Granlund firmly in the category of relevant in fantasy.

 

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Granlund recorded two assists, including one on the shorthanded game-winner.

Fantasy Impact: 23 points already in the season is a great pace and keeps Granlund firmly in the category of relevant in fantasy.

 

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Granlund scored a goal on two shots and finished with a minus-2 rating in Minnesota's 2-1 loss to Buffalo.

Fantasy Impact: In 10 games this season, Granlund has two goals and four assists. Last year he posted 13 goals and 31 assists with a minus-12 rating in 82 games.

 

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Mikael Grandlund scores in loss

Mon, Apr 4th 10:01am EDT
By Roy Widrig

Minnesota Wild C Mikael Granlund scored his 13th goal of the season on Sunday as the Wild lost 5-1.

Fantasy Impact: Even as the lone goal scorer in Sunday's game, Granlund was still minus-2.

 

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Wild C Mikael Granlund added an assist and score an empty-net goal on Saturday as the Wild beat the Avalanche, 4-0.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund now has 11 goals and 30 assists, tying his career points high at 41 (2013-2014). His goal on Saturday was short-handed.

 

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Minnesota Wild C Mikael Granlund scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund has has a slow go of 2015-16, contributing less than many analysts expected. He has 128 shots on goal but only eight goals to show for it.

 

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Mikael granlund scores 7th goal

Fri, Feb 26th 8:46am EST
By Roy Widrig

Minnesota Wild C Mikael Granlund scored his seventh goal of the season Thursday in a 3-2 loss to the Flyers.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund now has 33 points in 61 games this season.

 

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Minnesota Wild C Mikael Granlund assisted Zach Parise twice and scored an empty-net goal in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund hadn't found the scoresheet since December 22nd, but made up for a lot of lost time Tuesday versus the Blue Jackets. He centered the only line to produce on Tuesday, responsible in some way for all four goals.

 

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Mikael Granlund with two assists

Wed, Dec 2nd 10:44am EST
By Roy Widrig

Mikael Granlund played a large part in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, assisting on both goals.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund also had five shots on goal, most coming on a desperate attempt to score on Corey Crawford before Ryan Suter tapped in the game-winner. Grandlund now has 12 assists on the season.

 

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Mikael Granlund continued his quality play on Saturday with a goal and an assist in the Wild's 4-0 win over the Predators.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund now has two goals and two assists in his last four games. Hopefully his improved play and the return of Zach Parise will boost his fantasy game as winter nears.

 

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Mikael Granlund grabs two points

Wed, Nov 18th 8:03am EST
By Roy Widrig

Struggling Wild C Mikael Granlund walked away from Tuesday's 4-3 loss with two points, a goal and an assist.

Fantasy Impact: At two goals, seven assists and a zero rating, Granlund has been a big disappointment from a teams number two centre with the scoring threats on the wings. Hopefully Tuesday night's game gets him back in a groove.

 

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Mikael Granlund dished out two assists Thursday, finishing the game with a plus-three rating.

Fantasy Impact: Granlund was one of several Wild players to turn in a solid outing. He's a great passer, and will likely be a top waiver wire add, if he's not already owned in your league.

 

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