Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund had been knocking at the door of NHL stardom for three straight seasons before finally busting through in 2016-17. The 25-year-old Finnish native shattered his career highs with 26 goals and 69 points last season and looks poised to do even bigger things in 2017-18.
For a reminder of just how good this kid is, check out his highlight reel from last season:
Silky. Smooth. We can’t get enough of this kid and we look forward to seeing what he can do as a leader on the next generation of the Minnesota Wild.