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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Assists on pair of goals in Game 4

Granlund collected two assists and one hit Sunday in a 4-3 double-overtime win over Carolina in Game 4. Granlund mitigated a rough night in the faceoff circle (9-for-17) by figuring in on both of Luke Kunin's goals, including the game-winner in the second overtime period. Granlund went without a point and was minus-4 in the first two games of the series but has since bounced back with three points and a plus-2 rating over the last two contests, both Nashville victories.
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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Sets up pair of breakaway goals

Granlund collected two assists and was plus-3 in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Hurricanes. He also added a pair of blocks. Granlund sprung Luke Kunin for a pair of breakaway tallies, once in the second period and once in the final frame, snapping a brief three-game point skid for Granlund. The 29-year-old has produced 13 goals and 14 assists in 51 games on the year.
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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Point streak up to five games

Granlund registered an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers. Granlund had the secondary assist on Luke Kunin's second-period tally. During a five-game point streak, Granlund has amassed two tallies and five helpers. The Finn is at 25 points, 71 shots on net and a minus-3 rating through 47 contests overall.

Predators' Mikael Granlund: Nets two points Wednesday

Granlund recorded a goal and an assist with three shots and two hits Wednesday in a 5-4 overtime loss to Chicago. Granlund put up his second two-point game in a row, lighting the lamp with two seconds left in the middle frame and setting up a Luke Kunin tally early in the third. The 28-year-old Granlund has 12 goals and 10 assists on the year and is shooting a career-best 17.9 percent.
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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Distributes two helpers

Granlund had a pair of assists and two shots with three blocks Monday in a 5-2 win over Chicago. Granlund figured in on Calle Jarnkrok's go-ahead goal early in the second period and Luke Kunin's insurance tally in the opening minute of the third. It was Granlund's first multi-point game since late January and gave the 28-year-old 18 points on the year.

Predators' Mikael Granlund: Scores insurance goal

Granlund scored a goal on two shots and added a pair of blocked shots in Tuesday's 7-2 win over the Lightning. Granlund tallied at 18:34 of the third period to finish the scoring. The Finn is up to 11 goals, 18 points, 62 shots on net, 33 blocked shots and 31 hits through 40 appearances. He's been solid with three goals in his last five games, but it's still been a tough season for Granlund.

NHL Rumors: Mikael Granlund and Mattias Ekholm

Adam Vingan of The Athletic: While Mattias Ekholm stays more than likely in Nashville, the Mikael Granlund dilemma is a little different. Last season, Nashville kept Granlund and he did nothing. This year, the winger is performing well, what does Nashville do?. On an expiring and reasonable contract ($3.75 million...

Predators' Mikael Granlund: Forces overtime with PPG

Granlund scored a power-play goal in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Red Wings. Granlund's tally at 16:02 of the third period tied the game at 2-2, forcing overtime. The 29-year-old has four goals and a helper in his last eight outings. For the year, the Finn is up to 16 points (six on the power play), 53 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through 36 games. He should be expected to continue in a top-six role with ample power-play time.
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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Grabs helper Tuesday

Granlund notched an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Stars. Granlund posted the secondary assist on Calle Jarnkrok's third-period tally. With three goals and an assist in his last five games, Granlund has played well lately. The 29-year-old center has 15 points, 51 shots on net, a minus-3 rating and 28 blocked shots through 33 contests this year.

Fantasy hockey waiver watch: Big things ahead for Kirby Dach and Mikael Granlund

Every week, we'll mine the waiver wire for lesser-rostered assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we'll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who may be overvalued - in the short- or long-term - for one reason or another.

Toronto Maple Leafs: Choose your Predator Mikael Granlund vs Mattias Ekholm

Mikael Granlund, Mattias Ekholm, Nashville Predators (Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) As the trade deadline approaches and rumors heat up, two names are the most prominent when it comes to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Despite a rough stretch, the Toronto Maple Leafs have been among the best teams in the...

NHL trade rumors: Would Mikael Granlund make sense for Maple Leafs?

According to the latest NHL trade rumors from Frank Seravalli of TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs are making Mikael Granlund their top target. The Toronto Maple Leafs have been through quite a bit of adversity this season, but still stand as the best team in the North Division entering March 24. With arguably the most talented roster in the Western Conference (sure is weird to say that isn't it?), the Leafs have perhaps their best chance to bring home the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1967.

Maple Leafs targeting Predators center Mikael Granlund

It has been a rough couple of weeks for the Maple Leafs who have seen their lead in the North Division vanish as they sit tied with Edmonton in points with 42 (although Toronto has two games in hand). GM Kyle Dubas has made it known that he’s looking to add a rental player to the fold and as TSN’s Frank Seravalli reports in the latest Insider Trading segment (video link), their top target is Predators forward Mikael Granlund.

Toronto Maple Leafs: Mikael Granlund Believed to be Primary Trade Target

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 23: Mikael Granlund #64 of the Nashville Predators skates against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on February 23, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The NHL trade deadline is April 12, and the Toronto Maple Leafs are ready to start...

Predators' Mikael Granlund: Slated to return

Granlund (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup for Tuesday's game versus Detroit. Granlund is slated to skate on Nashville's second line and top power-play unit Tuesday. The 29-year-old forward has tallied 11 points in 28 games this campaign.

Predators' Mikael Granlund: Won't play Sunday

Granlund (upper body) is not in the lineup for Sunday's tilt with Dallas, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports. Granlund has been in the lineup for 28 straight games before Sunday, tallying 11 points with a minus-6 rating. It's unclear how severe the injury is, but the 29-year-old will likely be questionable for Tuesday's tilt with Detroit.
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Predators' Mikael Granlund: Scores with man advantage

Granlund scored a power-play goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars. Granlund broke the 0-0 deadlock with his tally at 15:31 of the first period. The Finnish center ended his five-game point drought with the goal. He's struggled with consistency in 2020-21 -- Granlund has only 10 points, 36 shots on goal and a minus-7 rating through 22 outings.