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Saku Koivu

Saku Koivu  #11

Center
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1974
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Turku, Finland
WEIGHT: 181 DRAFTED: MTL / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)
AwardsSeasons
King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2006-2007
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 2001-2002
2014 Playoffs:
Last game: Scoreless in 11:56  TOI, May 14 @ LA...won 7-of-12 faceoffs (58%)
 
- Tallied an assist (0-1=1), Apr. 25 vs. DAL
 
POSTSEASON CAREER VS. LOS ANGELES:
- Marks his first playoff series vs. LA
 
Playoff Experience: 
Has appeared in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on 10 occasions
Has 15 career postseason multi-point games (eight multi-assist)
Collected 1-2=3 points in seven CQF contests vs. DET in 2013
 
2013-14 Regular Season:
Appeared in his 18th NHL season, his fifth with Anaheim
Recorded 11-18=29 points with a +3 rating in 65 games and won 50.4% of his faceoffs (538-of-1067)
Tied Petr Sykora for 10th on the all-time Ducks goal list with his 64th in an Anaheim uniform, Apr. 13 vs. COL
- Surpassed Oleg Tverdovsky (125) for 10th on the Ducks all-time assist list (126), Mar. 29 @ VAN
WC-A All-Star Team (1994, 1995, 1999) Finnish First All-Star Team (1995) Finnish Player of the Year (1995) WC-A - Best Forward (1995, 1999) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2002) Olympic All-Star Team (2006) King Clancy Memorial Trophy (2007) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998) Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to shoulder injury vs. NY Rangers, October 30, 1999. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, September 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), October 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 8, 2009.
Quote of the Day

Philadelphia is where I started my NHL career and this is where I want to be so I am really happy. This definitely gives me a lot of confidence by the Flyers showing that they have confidence in me. I know they want to see me get better as a player and this is the place to do it.

— Zac Rinaldo to the Flyers website on signing a two-year contract extension with Philadelphia