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Mikko Koivu

33-Year-Old Center – Minnesota Wild

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Koivuís been a member of the Wild organization since being taken No. 6 overall in 2011, and he enters his age-33 season on the still-productive back end of a very good career as a puck distributor, much of that on the top line. Heís actually coming off one of his strongest r...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 215   DOB: 3/12/1983   BORN: Turku, Finland   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #6 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a seven-year deal with the Wild in July of 2010, reportedly worth $47.25 million. It includes a full no-trade clause.

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Mikko Koivu NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 22 64 6 15 21 -9 40 96 6.3 0 0 3 0 3
2006-07 23 82 20 34 54 6 58 162 12.3 2 2 9 0 9
2007-08 24 57 11 31 42 13 42 144 7.6 2 0 2 0 2
2008-09 25 79 20 47 67 2 66 236 8.5 3 4 21:29 5 21 26 3:38 47 37
2009-10 26 80 22 49 71 -2 50 246 8.9 2 1 20:45 8 18 26 3:28 50 52
2010-11 27 NHL MIN 71 17 45 62 4 50 191 8.9 3 1 19:29 7 15 22 3:14 63 29
2011-12 28 NHL MIN 55 12 32 44 10 28 129 9.3 2 1 21:21 2 13 15 3:31 62 21
2012-13 29 NHL MIN 48 11 26 37 2 26 127 8.7 3 0 21:06 0 13 13 3:54 47 18
2013-14 30 NHL MIN 65 11 43 54 0 24 147 7.5 4 0 20:56 2 16 18 4:06 33 32
2014-15 31 NHL MIN 80 14 34 48 2 38 179 7.8 4 0 19:16 4 11 15 3:34 40 41
2015-16 32 NHL MIN 82 17 39 56 6 40 141 12.1 2 1 19:56 10 10 20 3:36 38 57
2016-17 33 NHL MIN 24 6 7 13 6 8 38 15.8 2 0 20:04 0 3 3 2:20 6 27
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

20:04

Average Time On Ice

On average, Mikko Koivu was on the ice for 20:04.

2:20

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Mikko Koivu was on the ice for 2:20 during power plays.

2:17

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Mikko Koivu was on the ice for 2:17 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 19:16 3:34 1:29
2015-16 19:56 3:36 0:59
2016-17 20:04 2:20 2:17

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Mikko Koivu
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 4 @EDM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 20:16 1:31
Dec 2 @CGY 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 19:25 3:14
Nov 29 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:24 1:21
Nov 26 @STL 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 20:12 1:42
Nov 25 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:10 1:51
Nov 23 WPG 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 18:48 1:36
Nov 21 @DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 19:25 3:44
Nov 19 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 23:16 3:22
Nov 17 BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 20:21 2:15
Nov 15 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 21:15 1:58
Nov 13 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:41 2:00
Nov 12 @PHI 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:10 2:07
Nov 10 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:01 2:00
Nov 5 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 23:10 2:43
Nov 1 BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 20:33 0:00
Oct 29 DAL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:55 0:51
Oct 27 @BUF 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 18:54 1:55
Oct 25 @BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 19:38 2:41
Oct 23 @NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 20:40 3:22
Oct 22 @NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 20:56 2:42
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Oct 20 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:42 2:32
Oct 18 LOS 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 4 21:05 2:18
Oct 15 WPG 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 5 20:20 2:29
Oct 13 @STL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 18:14 5:36

Mikko Koivu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Koivu registered his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist during Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Blues.

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Koivu snapped a 10-game goal drought with his third marker of the season in Wednesday's win over Winnipeg.

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Koivu had an assist and a shot on goal in Saturday's loss to Philadelphia.

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Koivu scored his first goal of the season and had four blocked shots in Tuesday's win over the Kings.

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Koivu had two assists in Sunday's Game 6 loss to the Stars.

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Koivu tied the game late in the third period, before scoring in overtime Friday against the Stars in Game 5.

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Koivu scored the game-winning goal -- a power-play marker -- in Monday's 5-3 victory over Dallas in Game 3.

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Koivu notched an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Chicago.

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Koivu registered an assist on all three of Zach Parise's first-period goals -- one on the power play -- adding four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Flames.

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Koivu contributed a late goal to accompany an assist in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Wild.

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Koivu notched a pair of helpers, a hit, and a plus-2 rating in a 5-2 win over the Oilers on Thursday.

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Koivu scored a goal, and added an assist in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Flames.

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2015-16

The longest-tenured member of the Wild, Koivu has been through the best of times and the worst of times in Minnesota. Now 32 years old, Koivu had another solid, if unspectacular season centering the teamís top line. Over 80 games -- his highest total since 2009-10 -- Koivu scored 14 goals and added 34 assists. His work on the power play was also notable, as he added four goals and 11 assists with the man advantage. Altogether, the 14 goals were the most heís recorded since 2010-11, and it qualified as a somewhat of a surprise since heís seen his shooting percentage dip below 8.0 percent in each of his last two seasons. As a forward who logs nearly 20 minutes of ice time per game, Koivu still provides value, even if his days as a 60-plus-point scorer are clearly in the rearview mirror.

2014-15

Tales of Koivu's decline are largely overblown, but his totals are indisputably decreasing. His goal total took a dive last season, partially a result of a 7.5 shooting percentage, producing his lowest output in that category since his rookie campaign. That should at least bounce back a little. Despite that, he still posted 43 assists and averaged 20:56 of ice time a night, seventh-best among NHL forwards. Koivu is going to get solid power-play time and will have two stellar wings playing with him after Minnesota increased their top-six depth with the addition of Thomas Vanek. Koivu should find his way into your draft in the middle rounds, making him a great find if youíre grabbing him after that. Don't reach for him.

2013-14

Despite an overall improvement in the Minnesota offense, Koivu's output on offense stayed close to his career averages in 2012-13. He's never been a prolific goal scorer, but puts up consistent assist totals and power play points (15th in power play assists in the NHL last season). He also played a full season after missing time with injuries the past two seasons. He'll center Minnesota's top line with Zach Parise and Jason Pominville, and there's plenty of value in that.

2012-13

Various injuries and a slow start conspired to limit Koivuís effectiveness last season, but the crafty pivot still managed 44 points in 55 games despite stretches of futility. You generally know what youíre going to get with Koivu: a plethora of assists and a handful of goals. The difference this season is that he will have Zach Parise, a consistent 30-goal scorer, on his wing. Koivuís value certainly sees a bump with his new teammate, just donít overpay expecting a monster season. Another 60-point season is certainly possible for the consistent center.

2011-12

The 28-year-old Koivu has been an integral member of the Wild ever since the team used a sixth overall draft pick to nab him in 2001. Fantasy owners hungry for steady centers should know that Koivu has accumulated 200 points (59 G, 141 A) in 230 games over the past three seasons. But there is some degree of risk investing in the Finn, as he underwent surgical procedures on his right knee and shoulder after the 2009-10 season, and missed a handful of games last year due to a finger injury. Fortunately, he was able to finish out the regular season on a high note with five assists in the last two games. If he can coexist with newcomers Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi like we think he will then there is no reason why a healthy Koivu can't crack the 70-point barrier for the second time in his career.

2010-11

Koivu scored a career-high 71 points last season and has become the focal point of Minnesota's offense. He underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn labrum and arthroscopic surgery on his right knee after the end of the season, so check on his health during the preseason.

2009-10

On a low scoring team, Koivu's 67 points were far and away the top point total. Saku's younger brother has come into his own as a player, and with Marty Havlat likely on his wing, he could add some more assists to his name this season.

2007-08

Koivu made a big improvement in his second full season, scoring 54 points and with nine power-play goals. He's become a favorite of head coach Jacques Lemaire for his savvy play and defense. He should continue to see his role grow as a result and could take another leap in his production. He's also valuable to the Wild in the face-off department, as he led the club in draws won (583) last season.

2006-07

Minnesota's first-round draft pick in 2001 (sixth overall), Koivu seemed to be the kind of smart player that head coach Jacque Lemaire loves and he started strong last season and got time on the power play. But after a December slump and January knee injury, he wasn't productive in the second half. See how he's doing early this season as he could rebound and be a nice sleeper.

2005-06

The brother of Saku was the sixth overall pick in the 2001 draft, but played in Finland until last season. Koivu scored 20 goals and 48 points in 67 games for Houston of the AHL despite missing a month because of appendicitis. He could make the final Wild roster and could gain a prominent role. He's got sleeper potential.