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Wild re-sign Koivu, Skoula

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -The Minnesota Wild re-signed center Mikko Koivu and defenseman Martin Skoula to multiyear contracts. Terms of the deals weren't announced Saturday.

The 24-year-old Koivu recorded 54 points and 58 penalty minutes last season while appearing in all 82 regular-season games with Minnesota.

Koivu led the Wild in faceoffs won (583) and faceoffs taken (1,147), ranked third in assists, tied for third in power-play goals (9) and tied for fourth in goals and fifth in scoring.

The 27-year-old Skoula had 15 assists and 36 penalty minutes with the Wild last season, when he averaged 20:14 in ice time. He ranked fourth on the team in blocked shots (81) and fifth in hits (73).

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