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Mikko Koivu
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Team: Minnesota Wild Height: 6-3 Born: 3/12/1983
Position: CWeight: 215 Birthplace: Turku, Finland

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Apr. 19 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST3:43 UAE (+1)19:43 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu was named a finalist for the Selke Trophy.
Analysis: Koivu tied for third place among NHL forwards in plus-minus with a career-high plus-27, the second-best rating ever by a Wild forward. He ranked fifth in the NHL in faceoff wins (938) and was sixth in faceoffs taken (1,699) for a winning percentage of 55.2. Koivu set a career high in blocked shots (65) and led all Wild forwards in average ice time per game (19:06) and average shorthanded time (1:49).
Apr. 3 7:12 AM PT8:12 AM MT9:12 AM CT10:12 AM ET14:12 GMT22:12 7:12 AM MST9:12 AM EST18:12 UAE10:12 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had two assists Sunday.
Analysis: He has four assists in four games.
Mar. 8 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST20:35 UAE11:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu scored in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Blues.
Analysis: Minnesota now embarks on a five-game road trip, its longest of the season, and Koivu has notched 11 of his 18 goals away from Minnesota.
Feb. 12 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST2:33 UAE (+1)17:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had two assists Sunday against Detroit.
Analysis: He ended a three-game stretch without a point, a rarity for the consistent veteran as Koivu has 34 points in his last 37 contests.
Feb. 5 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST0:31 UAE (+1)15:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu was a plus-4 while registering a goal and an assist in the Wild's 6-3 win at Vancouver on Saturday.
Analysis: The veteran center continues to consistently produce for the Western Conference-leading Wild, having scored in three of the past five games and compiling 24 points (10 goals, 14 assists) over his last 23. Koivu is a plus-21 over that outstanding stretch, second only to linemate Mikael Granlund for the best mark in the league.
Jan. 22 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET2:47 GMT10:47 7:47 PM MST9:47 PM EST6:47 UAE (+1)21:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu returned from an illness to score a goal in Minnesota's victory Tuesday.
Analysis: He has 13 points in his last 12 games.
Jan. 18 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST20:38 UAE11:38 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu posted two assists in the Wild's loss to New Jersey on Tuesday.
Analysis: The Minnesota captain has recorded seven goals, 11 assists and a plus-14 rating over his last 16 games, helping the Wild to a 13-2-1 record during that stretch. Koivu is on pace for his first 60-point season since 2010-11.
Jan. 15 9:14 AM PT10:14 AM MT11:14 AM CT12:14 PM ET17:14 GMT1:14 10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST21:14 UAE12:14 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu contributed a goal and finished a plus-2 in the Wild's win at Dallas on Saturday.
Analysis: The veteran center continues to pile up the points as the anchor of Minnesota's outstanding second line. Over his last 14 games, Koivu has amassed seven goals and nine assists and is a plus-13.
Jan. 12 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)22:14 ETNaN:� BRT - The Wild improved to 17-2-4 over their last 23 games, outscoring their opponents 86-54 with four-plus goals in 10 of those games. Staal, Koivu and Mikael Granlund are each averaging one point per game during that span.
Analysis: Koivu has three goals and five assists in his last six games.
Jan. 6 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET18:51 GMT2:51 11:51 AM MST1:51 PM EST22:51 UAE13:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu scored back-to-back goals midway through the third period and the Wild overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat the Sharks 5-4 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Koivu recorded his first two-goal game since Dec. 28, 2015, and now has five goals and seven assists in his last 10 contests.
Dec. 23 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE23:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had a goal with two assists Friday.
Analysis: He has a goal in five of six contests.
Dec. 21 8:02 AM PT9:02 AM MT10:02 AM CT11:02 AM ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST20:02 UAE11:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu scored for Minnesota in Tuesday's 2-0 win over Colorado.
Analysis: Koivu has two goals and two assists during a four-game point streak and has tallied at least one point in 11 of 14 games.
Dec. 17 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST1:09 UAE (+1)16:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had an assist Saturday to give him a point in three straight games.
Analysis: He has five goals and six assists in the past 13 contests.
Dec. 5 7:53 AM PT8:53 AM MT9:53 AM CT10:53 AM ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST19:53 UAE10:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu scored the winner at 3:11 of overtime Sunday against the Oilers. He didn't just score the winner, but also was otherworldly from the faceoff dot, winning 21 out of 23 draws.
Analysis: Koivu has scored in each of his last two games and has four goals and three assists in his last seven after notching just one assist in his previous eight.
Dec. 3 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST19:49 UAE10:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu scored for the Wild in Friday's shootout loss to the Flames.
Analysis: After scoring just twice in his first 18 games, Koivu has three goals and two assists in his last five to give him 12 points on the season.
Nov. 26 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE23:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss at St. Louis to extend his point streak to four games.
Analysis: The veteran center has two goals and three assists during the run, showing he can bring a little offense along with his penalty-killing and faceoff skills.
Nov. 25 4:41 PM PT5:41 PM MT6:41 PM CT7:41 PM ET0:41 GMT8:41 5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST4:41 UAE (+1)19:41 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu had an assist Friday.
Analysis: He has a goal and two assists over his last three games.
Nov. 16 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST20:28 UAE11:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Koivu's short-handed breakaway attempt went wide of the net in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to Calgary, and he failed to record a shot.
Analysis: Koivu has no goals in seven consecutive games and only one point over his last six.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2005-06 Min 64 6 15 21 -9 40 3 0 0 96 6.25
2006-07 Min 82 20 34 54 6 58 9 2 2 162 12.35
2007-08 Min 57 11 31 42 13 42 2 0 2 144 7.64
2008-09 Min 79 20 47 67 2 66 5 4 3 236 8.47
2009-10 Min 80 22 49 71 -2 50 8 1 2 246 8.94
2010-11 Min 71 17 45 62 4 50 7 1 3 191 8.90
2011-12 Min 55 12 32 44 10 28 2 1 2 129 9.30
2012-13 Min 48 11 26 37 2 26 0 0 3 127 8.66
2013-14 Min 65 11 43 54 0 24 2 0 4 147 7.48
2014-15 Min 80 14 34 48 2 38 4 0 4 179 7.82
2015-16 Min 82 17 39 56 6 40 10 1 2 141 12.06
2016-17 Min 80 18 40 58 27 34 2 0 4 139 12.95
Career 843 179 435 614 61 496 54 10 31 1937 9.24

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2006-07 Min 5 1 0 1 -1 4 0 0 0 8 12.50
2007-08 Min 6 4 1 5 0 4 0 1 0 20 20.00
2012-13 Min 5 0 0 0 -6 8 0 0 0 11 0.00
2013-14 Min 13 1 6 7 -4 10 0 0 0 30 3.33
2014-15 Min 10 1 3 4 -4 2 1 0 0 14 7.14
2015-16 Min 6 3 2 5 0 2 1 0 2 14 21.43
2016-17 Min 5 1 1 2 -1 0 1 0 0 6 16.67
Career 50 11 13 24 -16 30 3 1 2 103 10.68

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