LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Mikael Granlund, drafted eighth overall by the Minnesota Wild, poses for a portrait during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Mikael Granlund has become a man. He is the focal point for the Finland national team, and this lacrosse goal against the Russians solidifies his spot in Finnish lore.
Every kid has wanted to try this. Mike Legg did it for Michigan against the Minnesota Gophers in 1996, but that's nothing. This was in the World Hockey Championships. This was at full speed. This was a goalscorers goal.
And now in Finnish
And this time in Russian
Ok Chuck, how on earth are you going to keep this kid in the AHL now?