GM Chuck Fletcher said the finish to the season after being the second-best team in the West during the regular season is "still incredibly disappointing. It still stings, let's put it that way."
The young forward, coming off a career year, missed three games at the end of the season with a lower body injury.
The 27-year-old defenseman is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for next season.
The defenseman is expected to be recovered by training camp in September.
The Wild held its end-of-the-year availability on Tuesday, and here's a synopsis of the morning sessions from the press conference room and the locker room.
The Wild center sustained a concussion in Game 5 of the team's playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, but he knows he avoided a catastrophic injury after he uncontrollably crashed head-first into the boards.
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?