Mikael Granlund signs with Wild

Updated: May 24, 2012, 1:19 PM ET
Associated Press

Mikael Granlund's arrival in Minnesota has been eagerly awaited by frustrated Wild fans looking for more star power and offensive skill on a team stuck in mediocrity since entering the NHL 12 years ago.

If the 20-year-old forward turns out to be as good as advertised, he could wind up sharing a spotlight with the likes of Adrian Peterson, Ricky Rubio, Jared Allen, Joe Mauer and Kevin Love.

Granlund's profile here, however, likely will never match his fame in Finland.

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