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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

It's such a privilege to be one of these 80 great players to do this milestone, and it doesn't get better than this doing it where I started. It means a lot to me. A big thanks goes to all the players tonight who helped me to achieve that and also all the players through my career.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa after scoring his 1,000th career point on Thursday night in Ottawa
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series