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Mikko Koivu

Mikko Koivu  #9

NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: March 12, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Turku, Finland
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: MIN / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)

*Fourth trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs
*1 game shy of tying franchise record for games played in playoffs (Gaborik-29)
*1st in NHL in faceoffs won, 6th in faceoff %
*T-3rd on team in scoring
*Registered two assists in Game 6 vs. COL (4/28)
*Won franchise record 19 faceoffs in Game 3 vs. COL (4/21)
*Had two assists and five shots in Game 2 at COL (4/19)

*Led NHL with 14 assists, T-2nd with 17 pts from March 18 to April 13
*Led team in assists, 3rd in scoring
*T-7th in TOI/game amongst NHL forwards, 13th in faceoff win %
*Recorded three assists and season-best +3 at NYI (3/18) to become Wild's all-time leading scorer
*Missed 17 games with ankle fracture suffered vs. WSH (1/4)

Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), October 22, 2012.
Quote of the Day

You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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