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Mikko Koivu | Center | #9

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (35) / 3/12/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (6) / MIN
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Mikko Koivu contributed a pair of assists in Sunday's 6-2 win over Winnipeg in Game 3.
Koivu assisted on power-play goals by Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise in the first period. He has picked up at least one helper in each of Minnesota's three playoff games. Koivu has four points in the series so far. Apr 16 - 11:32 AM

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Mikko Koivu collected three assists in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to Los Angeles.

Koivu had a hand in goals by Matt Dumba, Nate Prosser (shorthanded) and Eric Staal in the contest. He only had one goal and one assist in his previous nine matches. Koivu has 45 points in 81 games this campaign.
Apr 6 - 11:26 AM

Mikko Koivu was the only Wild to find the back of the net in Sunday's overtime loss to Boston.

Koivu now has 13 goals and 40 points in 74 games this season. He snapped a three-game pointless drought.
Mar 25 - 11:01 PM

Mikko Koivu scored a goal in a 5-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Koivu took the cross-ice pass from Charlie Coyle and buried his 13th goal of the season. With just 39 points in 70 games this season, Koivu's pace has dipped from last season when he recorded 58 points in 80 games.
Mar 13 - 11:41 PM

Mikko Koivu stretched his point streak to five straight games on Tuesday night.

Koivu earned a pair of assists in a 6-2 win over Carolina. He has three goals and four assists during his point spree. It's largely been a disappointing campaign for Koivu after he amassed 58 points in 60 games last year, but he appears to be finishing on a high note.
Mar 7 - 11:25 AM

Mikko Koivu scored a goal in a 8-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Down 7-0, Koivu beat Semyon Varlamov with under three minutes remaining in the second period to end the Russian goaltender's shutout bid. Koivu is now up to 12 goals and 35 points in 65 games this season. The Finnish forward is only worth monitoring in deeper leagues.
Mar 2 - 11:57 PM

Mikko Koivu scored his 11th of the season, while posting a minus-2 rating in 17:45 of ice time, in a 5-3 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday.

Koivu has points in back-to-back games after going pointless in four straight games for Minnesota. The longtime Wild mainstay scored his goal in the third, tying the game at 2-2 before the Coyotes took over. Koivu now has 11 goals and 34 points in 64 games this season.
Mar 2 - 12:36 AM

Mikko Koivu scored a goal in the Wild's 3-2 shootout loss to Anaheim on Saturday.

Koivu has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. While he's done relatively well lately, his offensive output has been a disappointment this season. He has nine goals and 31 points in 58 contests, which puts him on pace to finish below 45 points for the first time since the lockout shortened 2013 campaign.
Feb 18 - 8:51 AM

Mikko Koivu registered one goal and one assist in a 6-2 win against St. Louis on Tuesday night.

Koivu's power-play marker snapped an 11-game goalless drought. He has produced just seven goals and 28 points in 53 matches this season. The only campaign that Koivu had a worse points per game pace was his rookie year back in 2005-06.
Feb 7 - 11:26 AM

Mikko Koivu registered an assist in Minnesota's 4-1 win over Winnipeg on Saturday.

Koivu has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. It's an encouraging run for him after he struggled offensive through much of the first half. He has six goals and 24 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 14 - 9:37 AM

Mikko Koivu (flu) is expected to play Tuesday night.

Koivu took part in the morning skate after he sat out Monday's practice. "It was good to get out there and get the feeling again and feel the puck," he said. "Just get a good meal and a little bit of sleep and be ready to go."
Jan 9 - 4:08 PM

Mikko Koivu (flu) skated Tuesday morning.

Koivu didn't skate Monday because he was feeling under the weather. This is a good sign that he will be available to play against Calgary.
Jan 9 - 11:03 AM

Mikko Koivu missed practice Monday due to the flu.

Koivu is considered questionable for Tuesday's match versus Calgary at this time. He has two goals and four assists in the last nine games.
Jan 8 - 2:07 PM

Mikko Koivu notched a goal and two assists in a 6-2 win against Buffalo on Thursday.

Koivu helped set up two of Nino Niederreiter's three goals in the match before scoring his sixth marker of 2017-18 in the second period. He has battled some consistency issues, but a performance like this could help him get back on track. Koivu has 21 points in 41 contests.
Jan 5 - 10:53 AM

Mikko Koivu ended a 24-game goalless drought on Tuesday night.

"Mikko's goal, you could see the air coming out of a balloon," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "We've talked about it, but it gets tough. You start to put pressure on yourself because you expect more, so I'm hoping this is a jump-start for him." The Wild captain didn't have a point in his previous 11 outings either. Wait and see how he plays in his next couple of games before deciding whether or not to jump back on his bandwagon.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:12:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Joel Eriksson Ek
4Matt Cullen
5Kyle Rau
LW1Jason Zucker
2Zach Parise
3Jordan Greenway
4Marcus Foligno
5Tyler Ennis
RW1Mikael Granlund
2Nino Niederreiter
3Charlie Coyle
4Daniel Winnik
5Zack Mitchell
6Luke Kunin
7Kurtis Gabriel
8Justin Kloos
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Nick Seeler
6Nate Prosser
7Ryan Murphy
8Louis Belpedio
9Gustav Olofsson
10Carson Soucy
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock
3Niklas Svedberg