|Oct. 7 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET1:57 GMT9:57 6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST5:57 UAE (+1)21:57 ETNaN:� BRT - Wild GM Chuck Fletcher said Granlund (groin) has a chance to return this weekend.
Analysis: Granlund skated on his own and appears to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from an injury that was expected to keep him out up to three weeks. The valuable forward, who posted career highs of 24 goals and 69 points in 2016-17, was hurt in Minnesota's season-opening loss at Detroit on Oct. 5.
|Aug. 1 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST1:35 UAE (+1)17:35 ETNaN:� BRT - The Wild have agreed to terms with Granlund on a three-year, $17.25 million contract.
Analysis: The Wild announced the deal Tuesday with the restricted free agent, whose 69 points last season ranked tied for fourth in franchise history. The 25-year-old Granlund led the Wild in points, assists and multi-point games. He set career highs in nine statistical categories. Granlund scored 17 points in a 12-game point streak from Jan. 12 through Feb. 4, the longest point streak in Wild history and tied for the second-longest point streak in the NHL last season.