Age: 20 (Feb. 26, 1992)
Position: Center. Wild might use him at wing.
Size: 5-10, 180 pounds.
Drafted: Ninth overall in 2010.
In Finland: Played for IFK-Helsinki in the Finnish Elite League for the past three seasons. Was league's rookie of the year and most gentlemanly player as a 17-year-old, won a league title and tied for the scoring lead as an 18-year-old. Led team in scoring last season. In 129 elite league games, he had 41 goals, 86 assists and 17 minor penalties.
National hero: Helped Finland win the 2011 World Championships, scoring a lacrosse-style goal in the semifinals. That goal was captured on a postage stamp.
Strengths: Puck handling, speed, creativity.
Weaknesses: Size, footwork.
Quote: "I'll never be the biggest, fastest player. I've got to be the smartest."
Wild ties: Close friend of Mikko Koivu, who was Team Finland's captain and also served with Granlund in the Finnish Army.
First on-ice appearance: At Wild development camp July 8-15.
|Miami - LP: B. Morris||4||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: M. Grace||6|
|NY Yankees - LP: C. Martin||1||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: R. Dickey||3|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Harang||5||FINAL|
|Atlanta - LP: A. Wood||2|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi||5||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: C. Buchholz||1|
|Los Angeles - LP: C. Hatcher||3||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: M. Blazek||4|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: P. Strop||9||FINAL|
|St. Louis - WP: M. Socolovich||10|
|Oakland - LP: J. Hahn||7||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||8|
|Texas - WP: K. Kela||2||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: C. Qualls||1|
|Seattle - WP: F. Hernandez||3||FINAL|
|LA Angels - LP: M. Shoemaker||2|
|San Diego - LP: T. Ross||0||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: M. Bumgarner||2|