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.
|Baltimore - WP: F. Garcia||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||5|
|Cleveland - LP: V. Pestano||4||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: J. Tazawa||7|
|LA Angels - WP: B. Buckner||7||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: J. Guthrie||0|
|Colorado||4||Top 8th Inning|
|Chicago Cubs||2||Top 7th Inning|
|Pittsburgh||5||Top 9th Inning|
|NY Yankees||1||Top 8th Inning|
|Atlanta - M. Minor||6:15 PM|
|NY Mets - D. Gee|
|Philadelphia - J. Pettibone||6:15 PM|
|Washington - D. Haren|
|St. Louis - J. Gast||6:15 PM|
|Los Angeles - T. Lilly|
|Miami - R. Nolasco||6:15 PM|
|Chicago WSox - J. Peavy|
|Oakland - A. Griffin||6:15 PM|
|Houston - L. Harrell|
|San Diego - A. Cashner||9:10 PM|
|Arizona - W. Miley|
|Texas - D. Holland||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez|
|San Antonio||8:00 PM|
|NY Rangers||1||2nd Prd 10:59|
|Toronto FC||6:30 PM|
|San Jose||7:30 PM|
|Real Salt Lake|
|Chivas USA||8:00 PM|
|New York||6:00 PM|