• Sent down to minors

    News: Markus Granlund has been sent down to the minors, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Markus Granlund was thought to be a possibility to give the Flames some depth at forward, but he will start the season in the AHL. He will be one of the first people to be called up should injuries occur, however.
  • Flames' Granlund Scores Twice In Win

    News: Markus Granlund scored a pair of goals and fired four shots on goal in Saturday's win over the Oilers.
    Analysis: While Markus Granlund has just four goals in his last 27 games, he's now up to 18 points on the season and is finding his stride on the third line. At only 21-years of age, Granlund has great potential and is just of the many exciting young pieces Calgary has in their system. With five points in his last six games, look for the youngster to continue to finish his regular season on a high note.
  • Flames' Granlund Warming Up, Expected To Play

    News: Markus Granlund is warming up with the team and is expected to play Monday against Dallas, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
    Analysis: Markus Granlund missed Sunday's game against Nashville with a lower body injury, but will take the ice Monday. Kirsten Odland of the Calgary Herald reports that Granlund is projected to be on a line with Mason Raymond and Joe Colborn.
  • Flames' Granlund Out Sunday

    News: Markus Granlund (illness) is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 the FAN reports.
    Analysis: Markus Granlund will miss Sunday's game against the Predators, with his availability for Monday's game against the Stars cloudy, as well.
  • Flu Keep Flames' Granlund Out Of Practice

    News: Markus Granlund missed Saturday's practice due to a case of the flu.
    Analysis: The illness could put Markus Granlund at missing Sunday's game against the Predators. Josh Jooris centered the Flames' third line at practice with Granlund unavailable.
  • Flames Recall Granlund From AHL

    News: Markus Granlund was recalled from AHL Adirondack on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Markus Granlund has served multiple stints in the NHL this season, recording five goals and eight assists in 37 contests. The 21-year-old has been having a successful campaign in the AHL, working at almost a point-per-game pace. The Flames return to action Thursday against the Flyers, so Granlund should slot into the lineup then.
  • Flames Reassign Granlund To Minors

    News: Markus Granlund was reassigned to AHL Adirondack on Monday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet.ca reports.
    Analysis: The Flames sent down a trio of players to Adirondack on Monday in what was believed to be a procedural move to keep all three eligible for the AHL postseason, but Markus Granlund will end up sticking in the minors, while Emile Poirier and Michael Ferland were immediately recalled. The fact that Granlund will remain with Adirondack likely indicates that the Flames didn't have a regular spot available for him. It may take another injury for the Finn to find his way back to the NHL.
  • Flames Recall Granlund From AHL

    News: Markus Granlund was recalled from AHL Adirondack on Thursday, Roger Millions of Sportsnet reports.
    Analysis: According to Derek Willis of Sportsnet 960 The Fan, Markus Granlund will enter the lineup immediately for the Flames in their game Friday against the Ducks. The 21-year-old has spent most of his 2014-15 season with the Flames, registering five goals and 13 points in 33 games before his most recent demotion.
  • Flames' Granlund Gets Reassigned

    News: Markus Granlund was reassigned to AHL Adirondack on Thursday, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: With the Flames' current forward ranks presumably in good health heading into Friday's tilt with the Sharks, the team decided to send Markus Granlund to the minors ahead of the weekend in an effort to grant him more ice time. Granlund didn't appear in either of the two matches he was present for following his Feb. 2 call-up.
  • Flames Recall Granlund

    News: Markus Granlund was recalled from AHL Adirondack on Monday.
    Analysis: Markus Granlund's return to the NHL team could mean Mikael Backlund, who is a game-time decision for Monday's contest, is not ready to return just yet. In a corresponding move, David Wolf was placed on the IR with a leg laceration, so Granlund's presence with the team will likely last for as long as either Backlund or Wolf are out.