Granlund will find out if he won the award on June 21 in Las Vegas.
The Wild's 49-win, 106-point regular season means nothing now that it bowed out in five games to MIke Yeo and the St. Louis Blues.
Staal was injured when he went head-first into the end boards behind Blues goalie Jake Allen.
Wild forward Erik Haula practiced Friday and appears ready to play in Saturday's Game 5 -- and St. Louis could have Paul Stastny back, too.
The Wild returned Thursday morning from St. Louis and will have two days to prepare for Game 5 after extending the series.
The Wild staved off elimination behind Devan Dubnyk's shutout to force a fifth game.
The players were calmer than coach Bruce Boudreau during Wednesday's skate in St. Louis. The coach responded sharply when asked about Martin Hanzal's play, saying: 'I don't know why you pick on him.'
The Wild resumed practice in St. Paul, with Erik Haula taking the day off the ice for a 'maintenance day.'
Bruce Boudreau gave his team the day off Monday, hoping players can clear their minds as they try to climb out of an 0-3 hole in their first-round playoff series against St. Louis.
The Wild has three goals in three games after scoring four goals or more in a single game 34 times during the regular season.
Ryan White and Nate Prosser will make their series debuts against the Blues.
The Wild hopes to become the 19th team to lose its first two games at home in a best of seven series and end up winning.
The Wild has no 5-on-5 goals in the series and trails 2-0 because of it
Isn't it amazing how much focus is put on trying to attain home-ice advantage in the first round and how simple it is to lose it?
After losing a game it arguably deserved to win, the Wild knows it must find a way to beat Blues goalie Jake Allen
The veteran winger might have kept the puck out the St. Louis net during a third-period scramble.
Jake Allen was absolutely sensational. But as good as Allen was, the Wild – the second-best offensive team in the NHL this season -- lost because of its inability to finish around the net.
The Wild and Blues open its best of seven series at the X. The anticipation will build for even longer because the game isn't scheduled to start until 8:30 p.m.
The Wild and Blues face off for Game 1 tomorrow.
The Wild held its first practice in anticipation of the playoffs beginning Monday against the Blues.