Granlund had an assist for his first point of the season in Tuesday's win over the Kings.

Granlund has five shots on goal in three games, is getting about a minute more power play ice time per game than previous seasons and is skating on the second line with Mikko Koivu and Chris Stewart, so all the ingredients are in place for him to finally make the big improvement so many expected of him. He's still just 24 years old.

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