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Mikko Koivu
Mikko Koivu
Center  - MIN
(MEE-koh KOY-voo)
Number: 9
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 12, 1983  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Drafted: MIN / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (6th overall)
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Ranked third in the NHL in faceoffs won, fourth in faceoffs taken and 14th in faceoff % *Set career highs in faceoffs taken and faceoffs won *Led team in takeaways (T-15th in NHL), T-2nd in GWG, third in assists and shots and fourth in scoring CAREER *Ranks first on the Wild s all-time lists in assists, points, power-play points, and multi-point games, second in goals, shots, shorthanded goals and games played, third in PIM and fourth in plus/minus rating *Ranks T-1st in NHL with 16 game-deciding goals and T-2nd with 39 career shootout goals PERSONAL *Charitable interests include Children s Hospital, where he is a title sponsor of two private patient rooms in the hospital s Neuroscience and Epilepsy Center *Wife, Helena, and daughter Sofie (2) and son Kasper (4 months) *Supports Manchester United but prefers to play golf and tennis *During the Wild s inaugural season in 2000-01: Was in high school playing for TPS


Ranked first on team in assists (45), tied for first in scoring (62) and second with a +4 rating...Skated in 71 games and led team forwards in TOI (19:29)…Won 52.8% of faceoffs…Netted first career penalty shot goal vs. MTL (3/20)...Recorded two assists including 300th NHL point at COL (2/3)...Tallied two PPG at SJ (1/22)...Won 18 of 21 faceoffs at PIT (1/8)...Tied franchise record and personal best with four assists, and was career-best +4 in 400th game vs. PHX (1/2); 3rd assist was 200th in his career...Recorded three points (1-2=3) in 3-1 win at CGY (12/18)...Notched four-game point streak (1-5=6, 12/4-12/12)...Tied career-high with seven-game point streak (1-6=7,10/19-11/2)...Tallied three points (2-1=3) including GWG vs. EDM (10/14)...Registered eight shots and won 21 of 25 faceoffs at CAR (10/8)...Missed 11 games (2/20-3/11) with broken finger suffered vs. ANA (2/18).
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