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Mikko Koivu | Center | #9

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/12/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (6) / MIN
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The Wild have been getting some great production from their second line.
The line is made up of Mikko Koivu, Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker. They were put together right after Thanksgiving and they've delivered in a big way. In 21 games together, Koivu has racked up 21 points, Zucker has 18 points and Granlund has 20 points. Jan 14 - 10:44 AM

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Mikko Koivu picked up a pair of points during Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Kings.

Koivu registered a goal and an assist to give him a four-game point streak. He has recorded two points three times over that span. He has 12 goals and 28 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 7 - 7:33 PM

Mikko Koivu scored twice in Minnesota's 5-4 win over San Jose on Thursday.

The Wild captain tied the game at 8:23 of the third and then got the winner less than two minutes later to cap off a four goal third period for Minnesota. The goals were his 11th and 12th and extends a three games points streak for the 33 year-old. He has seven points in his last five games and 26 points in 37 games.
Jan 6 - 3:01 AM

Mikko Koivu will play in his 800th career NHL game on Thursday against the Sharks.

The 33-year-old veteran has posted 170 goals and 580 points through his career. His games played and points both rank first all time in Wild history, as do his 410 assists. No one is particularly close, either. With a bit more time it's conceivable that Koivu will some day pass Marian Gaborik's 219 goals to take that top slot as well.
Jan 5 - 8:59 PM

Mikko Koivu picked up a pair of points during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

Koivu netted two more assists, giving him 14 helpers and 23 points in 35 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:51:00 AM

Mikko Koivu scored a goal and two assists in Friday's 7-4 win over the Rangers.

The Wild head into the Christmas break having won 10 games in a row. Koivu helped set up goals by Mikael Granlund (first period) and Marco Scandella (second period) and his goal in the middle frame gave his team a 2-1 lead at the time. Koivu has nine goals and 12 assists in 33 games this season.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 10:46:00 AM

Mikko Koivu has netted six goals in his past 13 games.

He has two goals and two assists over a four-game point streak going into Thursday's meeting with Montreal. Koivu has 18 points in 31 matches this year.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 08:55:00 AM

Mikko Koivu extended his point streak to three games with a helper during Saturday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.

Koivu has one goal and two assists during that span. Minnesota's captain is now up to 10 helpers and 17 points in 30 games this season.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 05:42:00 PM

Mikko Koivu netted the overtime winner in Minnesota's 2-1 victory over Edmonton on Sunday.

It was Koivu's fifth career overtime goal as well as his 29th game-winning goal. In 2016-17, he has six markers and 13 points in 24 contests.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 11:12:00 AM

Mikko Koivu snapped a 10-game goalless slump Wednesday night.

He opened the scoring during the second period in Minnesota's 3-1 win over Winnipeg. Koivu has a goal and an assist in his last two outings to give him eight points on the year.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 09:34:00 AM

Mikko Koivu provided an assist on Mikael Granlund’s second period goal as the Minnesota Wild lost 3-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday night.

Koivu’s fourth assist of the season is his 399th of his career. It could take a little while before he hits the 400-mark however, because this was his first point in the past four games.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 01:10:00 AM

Mikko Koivu had an assist in a 6-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Sunday.

Koivu has a goal and three points in six games this season. If he can stay healthy for the 2016-17 campaign then he'll probably end up in the ballpark of 50 points.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Mikko Koivu's first goal of the season held up as the game winner on Tuesday versus Los Angeles.

He scored Minnesota's fourth goal late in the second period to give the team a 4-1 lead. The Kings tried to rally in the third, but the Wild posted a 6-3 victory. Koivu has registered two points in three games.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 01:13:00 PM

Mikko Koivu registered a goal and an assist in a 6-3 loss to Sweden on Saturday.

Koivu finished the game with two points, a minus-2 rating, to go along with three hits. Koivu won't be a flashy pick in fantasy drafts but he is a solid bet to register at least 50 points for the Wild this upcoming season with the potential for more in Bruce Boudreau's system. However, for now, he is looking to lead Finland to a World Cup title.
Sat, Sep 10, 2016 04:24:00 PM

Mikko Koivu will serve as captain for Team Finland at the World Cup of Hockey.

The 33-year-old has represented Finland at a number of international competitions. He scored four goals and 10 points in 10 games at last spring's World Championship. Koivu also played for Finland at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. The veteran center has scored 556 points in 763 career NHL games.
Mon, Aug 22, 2016 09:28:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zack Mitchell
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper