Granlund scored a goal and pitched in a helper in a 6-2 Game 3 victory over the Jets on Sunday. Granlund's power-play tally 9:47 into the first period got the party started for the Wild, who pumped in five more goals to cruise to victory on home ice. He also skated 18:45, which is the most of the young series for the 26-year-old Finn, as well as the most among Minnesota forwards in Game 3.
Granlund collected two assists in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Kings on Thursday. The pair of apples snaps a modest two-game absence from the scoresheet for Granlund, who's showing that last year's 69-point breakout was no fluke. The 2010 ninth overall pick has 66 points (in five fewer games than 2016-17) this season, and continues to build upon his career-high shot total with 191.
Granlund scored a goal and added two assists during Thursday's 5-2 win over Dallas. This was Granlund's first multi-point showing since Feb. 27, and he collected just seven assists through the 13 games in between. While game-to-game consistency has been a shortcoming this season, he's now posted consecutive 20-goal, 60-point campaigns. It's tough to complain about that level of production.
Granlund had just one shot on goal in Tuesday's loss to Colorado. He's had just seven shots and no goals in his last six games despite four assists. "Maybe we're asking for him to do a little too much. I don't know. The one thing I do know is after almost two years, he will turn it around. He will get better," head coach Bruce Boudreau told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Granlund had several turnovers in Tuesday's game as his slump continues. He'll likely improve soon as he's had few prolonged slumps in his career.
Granlund scored twice and collected two assists during Tuesday's 8-3 win over St. Louis. This was Granlund's second four-point showing through his past three games, and he's now up to a rock-solid 2.92 points and 8.86 shots per 60 minutes for the campaign. The Finn has found a groove of late with Eric Staal and Jason Zucker, as the trio has combined for nine goals the past three games. Continue to view Granlund as a solid asset in all settings.
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