Thread: Prospect Info: Mikael Granlund V
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03-23-2013, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by J StClair28 View Post
Mikko didn't really break out in the NHL until he was 24 (you could make a case for 23), and Granlund is smarter and more talented offensively than Mikko was. I'm not worried. He'll still be a 70+ point scorer in the NHL.
When Mikko was 21, even a lot of Finns still insisted he'd never be anything but a good 4th line center and they even questioned if the national team would have use for him in the future. According to many, Tuomo Ruutu was and would always be the far more superior player out of the two.

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