Mikael Granlund

Mikael Granlund Shines! Wild Punch Back!

2014 Wild Playoffs

Mikael Granlund is one of my favorite players in the NHL. I might have met him once -- I may also claim to be his friend (I'm not). He is a young, dynamic skillful player who has an unbelievably high ceiling -- like name in the Xcel Energy Center rafters high. I love to watch this kid play. To start this playoff series, Granlund was coming back from an "upper body injury" suffered at the end of the regular season -- he finally asserted himself in a big way in this series. After not making much noise in Game 1, Granlund followed up his good Game 2 performance with...