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MIKKO KOIVU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Niederreiter scores first career hat trick in 6-3 Wild win against Sabres

Can Mikko Koivu and the Wild get things back on track against Buffalo? There is an old saying that misery loves company.   Actually, its more like the movie Misery starring Kathy Bates and James Caan.  The Buffalo Sabres are the team after Bates breaks Caan’s legs with a sledge hammer and the Minnesota Wild are the team just prior to that scene.  It thinks it has a way out,...
Via State of Hockey News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikko Koivu steals Alex Burrows' glove (Video)

Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu stole the glove of Vancouver Canucks center Alex Burrows as the players were heading toward their respective benches during Tuesday night's game at the Rogers Centre. Koivu entered the Wild bench with the glove, then tossed it back out onto the ice after Burrows entered the Canucks bench. Burrows was left to try to reach for his glove with...
Via Holdout Sports
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Koivu to return Thursday against Calgary

WEDNESDAY'S STORYLINE: After a 15-game absence due to an upper body injury, the Wild will get captain Mikko Koivu back tomorrow against Calgary. Koivu has missed 23 of the past 27 games, but his frustration has turned to excitement in anticipation of tomorrow night's game. "I am very excited, it has been a long couple weeks here. Feeling good to be out there in practice...
Via Fox Sports North
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Koivu could return for Saturday's game

FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: Mikko Koivu (upper body) has missed 13 games, Niklas Backstrom (lower body) has missed six and one thing is for sure, both are anxious to get back into the lineup. "It has been awhile and it was only four games in between there. It has been very frustrating being away from the guys and being away from the game. It is just a bad feeling, a frustrating...
Via Fox Sports North
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mikko Koivu to miss an additional two weeks

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu will miss at least two more weeks, general manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Tuesday night. Koivu, who has 10 goals and 27 assists in 45 games this season, has missed the past six games and won't face any contact for the next two weeks for an injury the team has not disclosed. The Star Tribune reported Koivu is still dealing...
Via Fox Sports North
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Injury will hold out Koivu against Blues

ST. LOUIS -- The Minesota Wild will start a set of back-to-back games against the Blues on Saturday without captain Mikko Koivu, who did not make the trip to St. Louis. Coach Mike Yeo said Saturday morning that Koivu is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Since returning Feb. 9 from a shoulder injury that held him out almost a month, Koivu has centered the top line with Devin...
Via Fox Sports North
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Koivu returns to face Vancouver tonight

ST. PAUL, Minn. The wait and speculation is over. Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu was activated from injured reserve Thursday and will be in the lineup when Minnesota hosts the Vancouver Canucks. Koivu, who hasnt played since Jan. 14 because of a shoulder injury, has been skating in practice and for over a week, but hadnt been cleared to play. The Wild, who are tied for eighth...
Via Fox Sports North
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Koivu to miss Tuesday's game at Columbus

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Mikko Koivu's return will have to wait at least one more game. Head Coach Mike Yeo said the decision to keep Koivu out of the lineup was made this morning. Koivu, who has missed seven games with an upper body injury, could likely return Thursday at home against Vancouver. "He wants to play, but he needs a couple more days. I think we are fairly...
Via Fox Sports North
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Koivu returns to practice for the Wild

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: As expected, Wild captain Mikko Koivu joined his teammates at practice for the first time since suffering an upper body injury on January 14th. Koivu, who has 33 points in 41 games this season, was happy to be back with his team. "It feels good, to be practicing with the rest of the team, mentally it is a lot more fun," said Koivu. Koivu said...
Via Fox Sports North
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Koivu will be out for at least a few weeks

Less than a week ago, General Manger Chuck Fletcher announced that Minnesota's fourth leading scorer Pierre-Marc Bouchard would be out indefinitely with a concussion. The news didn't get better today for the Wild, as the team leader in points, Mikko Koivu, said he is "week-to-week" with an upper body injury. Koivu, who was selected to his first All-Star game last...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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