|Assets:||Like older brother Mikael, he oozes creativity and offensive upside. Also displays plenty of two-way acumen. Makes his teammates better around him as a general rule.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal NHL size, so he will need to add significant bulk in order to prove he can play a scoring role at the highest level. Isn't an elite goal-scorer, either.|
|Career Potential:||Talented playmaker with upside.|
|10/05/2015||Assigned to the Stockton Heat (AHL).|
|3/30/2015||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|3/18/2015||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|3/02/2015||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|2/19/2015||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|2/05/2015||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|2/02/2015||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|1/22/2015||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|1/08/2015||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|1/07/2015||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|10/29/2014||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|10/07/2014||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|4/17/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|4/13/2014||Missed the last 17 regular season games (shoulder injury).|
|3/12/2014||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|2/24/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|1/01/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|12/29/2013||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|9/25/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/19/2013||Signed by the Calgary Flames to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round (45th overall) in 2011.|
| 10/05/2015 9:30 PM
NewsGranlund has been sent down to the minors, the team's official site reports.
Markus Granlund on the injured reserve list | 03/12/2014 1:25 PM
NewsMarkus Granlund's upper-body injury is related to his shoulder.
Wes Gilbertson on Twitter
ImpactCalgary has also placed Granlund on the injured reserve list. It's a particularly unfortunate setback for the 20-year-old because with no hope of making the playoffs, the Flames were likely going to use Granlund regularly to give him a shot of establishing himself ahead of the Flames' 2014 training camp.
Markus Granlund out with an upper-body injury | 03/11/2014 8:57 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund suffered an upper-body injury during Monday's game.
ImpactThere's no timetable for Granlund's return yet, but Flames coach Bob Hartley didn't sound optimistic following the contest. Granlund has two goals and three points in seven games this season. The 20-year-old rookie also had 44 points in 50 AHL contests.
Granlund scores his first NHL goal | 03/06/2014 3:15 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund scored a goal in Calgary's 4-1 win over Ottawa Wednesday night.
ImpactGranlund, who is second in goals (23) and fourth in points (44) among AHL rookies, wasted little time scoring his first after notching his first NHL point with an assist in a 3-2 loss against the Minnesota Wild on Monday. Joe Colborne, Mike Cammalleri and Paul Byron also scored for the Flames, while rookie Sean Monahan and Mark Giordano both assisted two goals in the game.
Markus Granlund gets his first NHL point | 03/04/2014 9:06 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund registered an assist in Calgary's 3-2 loss to Minnesota.
ImpactGranlund, who was playing in his third career NHL game, got to play against his brother Mikael for the first time at the NHL level. That assist was Markus Granlund's first career NHL point.
Markus Granlund to play brother Mikael Monday | 03/03/2014 6:47 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund, who only made his NHL debut on Thursday, will get to face his brother Mikael of the Minnesota Wild on Monday.
ImpactThe two teams play in Minnesota and you have to think that their parents will be watching in Finland. Markus Granlund has played only two NHL games while his highly regarded brother Mikael has struggled somewhat in his first and second seasons in the NHL but was sensational during the Olympics as he was named to the first all-star team.
Markus Granlund to make his debut Thursday | 02/27/2014 8:50 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund will make his NHL debut on Thursday.
ImpactGranlund projected to play alongside Kevin Westgarth and Paul Byron on Calgary's fourth line. He has 23 goals and 44 points in 50 AHL games in 2013-14.
Flames recall Markus Granlund | 02/24/2014 6:59 PM
NewsMarkus Granlund has been called up by Calgary.
Randy Sportak on Twitter
ImpactHe has registered 23 goals and 44 points n 50 games with AHL Abbotsford this season. Granlund is still waiting to make his NHL debut.
Markus Granlund heads back to the AHL | 01/02/2014 9:11 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund has been sent to the minors.
ImpactGranlund has 13 goals and 24 points in 29 AHL contests this season. He didn't make his NHL debut during his brief stint with Calgary.
Flames call up, scratch Markus Granlund | 12/30/2013 11:21 AM
NewsMarkus Granlund was called up by the Flames on Sunday.
ImpactHe would've made his NHL debut against Vancouver if Mikael Backlund wasn't able to go. As it turned out, Backlund was available for the contest, so Granlund was scratched. He has 13 goals and 24 points in 29 games with AHL Abbotsford this year.
|Penalty Minutes||16||2014-15 (Cgy)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2014-15 (Cgy)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2013-14 (Cgy)|
Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!