Granlund (wrist) will undergo surgery to repair his wrist and will miss the rest of the season. The 22-year-old has been a fairly important part of the Canucks' offense this season with 32 points in 69 games, as well as playing a lot on the man advantage, averaging 1:56 per game on the power play.
Granlund is projected to skate on the team's second line with Sven Baertschi and Bo Horvat for Saturday's game against the Oilers, Derek Van Diest of NHL.com reports. Granlund isn't on a line with the Sedin Twins, but skating with Baertschi and the All-Star Horvat isn't a fantasy value killer. He is still a top-six forward and Granlund remains worthy of fantasy consideration in most seasonal pools, especially those which do not count the plus-minus rating.
Granlund scored two goals in a 6-3 loss Monday to the visiting Bruins. Granlund's two-goal showing was all but ruined by the B's in this one, led by Brad Marchand's hat trick. Still, the 23-year-old has quietly put together an impressive season for a lackluster Canucks squad, ringing up 19 goals -- obliterating his previous best of eight -- and 31 points, six of which have come on the power play.
Granlund (illness) will rejoin the lineup Monday against the Bruins. Granlund missed Saturday's loss to the Penguins while battling a case of food poisoning, but he's since recovered from the illness. He's set to skate next to Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin on the top line as he looks to continue his breakout campaign.
Granlund will miss Saturday's game against the Penguins due to a bout with food poisoning, Sportsnet.ca reports. With Granlund sidelined the Sedin Twins will skate with Alexandre Grenier, while defenseman Alex Biega will be forced into action as a forward. Reserve Granlund in all seasonal pools permitting daily moves and get him out of the lineup in DFS action.
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