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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

My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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