Post Tagged with: "Mikael Granlund"

Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Wild 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Playbook

Minnesota Wild Begin Their First Round Thursday in Colorado The Wild finished the regular season strong with a record of 6-3-1 in their final ten games. Perhaps the only team […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Transcendent Rise of Mikael Granlund

Heading into the 2012 offseason the Minnesota Wild didn’t have much left in the positivity tank. They had gone from leading the NHL in points on December 17th to finishing […]

by · March 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Mikael Backlund has been one of Calgary's key offensive contributors as of late and could be a useful pick-up as he is seeing top-six minutes. (Icon SMI)

Fantasy Hockey: Five Forwards To Watch Under 20% Owned

With NHL hockey returning tonight, North American hockey fans can breathe a collective sigh of relief when their respective teams hit the ice this week. Although there is only one […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Fantasy
Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Predicting Every Olympic Nation’s Future Face

The Winter Olympics aren’t usually the time for breakout performances from young players. Given the best-on-best format and the size of the stage, it’s rare to see a teen or […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 3 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
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MNWild: Young Wild Forwards Impressive in Sochi

Once the roster were announced for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Men’s Hockey Tournament, I was excited for the rest of the hockey world to get to see the growth […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Olympics
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Road to Sochi: Top Prospects to Watch At 2014 Winter Olympics

Going into the 2014 Winter Olympic, there are several young prospects who will be given the opportunity to represent their country. While most of the leading nations have built star-studded […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Prospects
Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 Minnesota Wild: How They Were Built

The architect of the current Minnesota Wild roster in general manger Chuck Fletcher hired on May 21, 2009 by owner Craig Leipold. This is the most talented Wild team in […]

by · January 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
What will be the lingering effects of Ryan Suter and Zach Parise? (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Chuck Fletcher’s Cultivation of the Wild in Full Bloom

Current Minnesota Wild Leadership is Formed When Craig Leipold agreed to purchase the Minnesota Wild in 2008 from the founding ownership group headed by Jac Sperling, it was clear major […]

by · December 16, 2013 · 4 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild: The Week After Turkey Day

The first Thanksgiving took place back in 1621. It started as a three day festival to celebrate a successful harvest. A lot has changed from the first Thanksgiving to our […]

Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Granlund Emerging as a Top Forward in the State of Hockey

  After the lockout shortened last season, many hockey fans were keenly focused on Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund. The Wild have drafted well and have a very deep prospect […]

by · November 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Elliott has been a key to the Blues' success the past three seasons (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Andrew Brunette and the Minnesota Wild Power Play

As the Minnesota Wild begin a new season, one area that they have actively sought to improve upon is the power play. Many games are won on a very slim […]

by · October 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
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Is Charlie Coyle Destined for Greatness?

On June 24, 2011, forward Charlie Coyle was acquired by the Minnesota Wild along with Devin Setoguchi and a first round pick in exchange for a second round selection and veteran […]

by · September 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles