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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)
2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS *Leads team in scoring, 2nd in assists, T-4th in goals...leads team forwards in TOI/game (19:43) *Ranks 4th in NHL in faceoffs won (658), 7th in faceoffs taken (1,169)...55.6% *Won season-high 22 faceoffs (out of 28) at STL (2/6) - T-3rd most faceoff wins in career (23 twice) *3-game goal streak (4-4=8, 12/12-12/17) tied career best *Tallied 3 pts (2-1=3) vs. NYR (12/17) and 4 pts (1-3=4) vs. VAN (12/15) - 2nd time in career w/consecutive 3-pt games *Had 7-game pt streak (2-6=8, 11/10-11/25) *Appeared in 700th career NHL game vs. NSH (11/21) *Skated season-high 23:41 at DAL (11/14) *Recorded career-high 8-game pt streak (3-7=10, 10/15-10/30) CAREER *Ranks 4th in faceoffs won and 6th in faceoffs taken since 2005-06 PERSONAL *Title sponsor of two private patient rooms in Neuroscience and Epilepsy Center at Children s Hospital in St. Paul *Supports Manchester United but prefers to play golf and tennis *During the Wild s inaugural 2000-01 season: 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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