Found December 27, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
PLAYERS: Mikko Koivu
TEAMS: Minnesota Wild
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The Minnesota Wild's current seven-game losing streak has been marked by a dramatic dip in the offensive output and by absences of key players, most notably Captain Mikko Koivu. The Wild went into the Christmas break on a 0-5-2 run while scoring only 9 goals in those seven games. That's why you bank as many points as possible early in the season, so when injuries strike the team there is some insurance built up to avoid dropping too far down in the standings. The Wild has at least bought enough time to stay in a great position and now the club gets Mikko Koivu back in the lineup this week. Seems like the perfect time for 5 Questions with Wild head coach Mike Yeo: KG: What kind of impact will the return of Mikko Koivu give your team? YEO: It is absolutely huge for our team right now. Mikko is a complete hockey player and he does a little of everything for us. Our special teams will improve and our faceoff numbers will improve. He gives us the chance to have some depth at ...
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