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Position
C
 
Jersey
11
Name  Saku Koivu
Born  11/23/1974
Height  5-10
Weight  181
Shoots  L
9/20/2014 2:05:00 PM
Description: Ducks center Saku Koivu retired last week ending his career after 18 seasons with Montreal and Anaheim.
Insight: Koivu was never a superstar fantasy value, but he did have two 70-plus points seasons and finished his career with 255 goals and 577 assists.
 
4/12/2014 2:49:00 PM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu will miss Saturday's game against Los Angeles for rest.
Insight: Koivu has scored 10 goals with 18 assist this season which isn't fantasy worthy for a center.
 
Hot12/28/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu has notched three goals and five points in his last two games.
Insight: He potted two goals and had one assist, five SOG and a +3 differential Saturday against Phoenix. He has seven goals and 14 points in 25 games.
 
11/22/2013 11:08:00 AM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu is still getting dizzy while doing on-ice work, according to Eric Stephens, beat writer for the Orange County Register.
Insight: He's not going to return anytime soon as long as the concussion symptoms persist. Koivu had 27 point in 47 games last season, so fantasy owners hope he can turn this around.
 
11/18/2013 10:44:00 AM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu could be back as soon as Monday night's game with Pittsburgh, according to an nhl.com report.
Insight: He's missed the last 10 games with concussion symptoms. Koivu had 27 point in 47 games last season, so fantasy owners hope he can turn this around and get back on the ice.
 
11/12/2013 12:10:00 PM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu was thought to be close to returning, but apparently had a setback and is not on the road trip with the team.
Insight: Don't count on him for a while. He had 27 point in 47 games last season, so fantasy owners hope he can turn this around and get back on the ice.
 
10/29/2013 11:46:00 AM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu is returning to Anaheim after suffering a concussion.
Insight: Koivu will have to go through all the tests before he can rejoin the team. With mathieu Perreault also questionable, the Ducks have had to mix up their normal lines.
 
7/6/2013 9:07:00 PM
Description: Saku Koivu is returning to Anaheim on a one-year contract. SOURCE: Eric Stephens, Orange County Register
Insight: He'll make $2.5 million next season. Koivu averaged 0.57 points per game in 2013. The year before, he only averaged 0.51 points per game.
 
4/25/2013 9:18:00 AM
Description: Ducks center Saku Koivu will sit out Thursday's game, according to the Orange County Register.
Insight: The 38-year-old Koivu has eight goals and 27 points in 46 games, which is slightly ahead of last season's average of 0.51 ppg.
 
2/10/2013 6:53:00 PM
Description: Ducks center Saku Koivu leads the NHL in plus/minus with a plus-11.
Insight: The 38-year-old Koivu had two points -- a goal and an assist -- Saturday night to up his total to 13 points in 11 games. Koivu has never been better than a plus-14 in any other season in his career.
 
2/7/2013 9:42:00 AM
Description: Anaheim center Saku Koivu tallied a goal and an assist Wednesday at Colorado.
Insight: The 38-year-old is off to a torrid start with 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in his first nine games. The Ducks have gone 7-1-1 in that span including wins in each of their last four contests.
 
3/9/2011 5:23:00 PM
Description: Saku Koivu will likely return for Wednesday's game against the Rangers, although he will likely be a game-time decision. Los Angeles Times
Insight: Koivu has been sidelined with a groin injury. The Ducks' second line has been struggling in Koivu's absence, as Teemu Selanne has had to make do without both Koivu and Jason Blake.
 
2/12/2011 12:50:00 AM
Description: Saku Koivu scored two goals and added an assist with a +3 in the Ducks' 5-4 overtime win over Calgary on Friday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: The Ducks' second line of Koivu, fellow Finn Teemu Selanne, and Jason Blake has been rolling recently. Koivu has points in five of his last six games, although the two-goal game snapped a goal drought of 12 games and a nasty stretch of just one goal in his previous 24 games.
 
1/23/2011 12:38:00 AM
Description: Saku Koivu recorded an assist with six penalty minutes in 21 minutes of icetime in the Ducks' 4-3 shootout win over Montreal on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Koivu received a long standing ovation in his first game in Montreal since leaving the team after the 2008-09 season. Curiously, he took three minor penalties in the game, but he assisted on Corey Perry's 25th goal of the season. Koivu spent 13 seasons with the Habs, the last 10 as the team's captain.
 
11/27/2010 12:00:00 PM
Description: Koivu picked up an assist on Friday against Chicago.
Insight: Koivu now has points in three straight games with two goals and an assist over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/13/2010 2:01:00 PM
Description: Koivu scored a goal for the second straight game and earned top-star honors in Anaheim's sixth consecutive victory.
Insight: The veteran center has five goals in his past five games after going 10 straight outings without finding the net. His four shots Friday night marked a season high. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/11/2010 2:02:00 AM
Description: Koivu netted the lone goal in Anaheim's 1-0 victory over the Islanders on Wednesday night.
Insight: It was Koivu's fourth goal in four games, but he ranks a mere 66th in points for the season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/8/2010 1:14:00 AM
Description: Saku Koivu scored two goals in the Ducks' 5-4 win over Nashville on Sunday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Jason Blake assisted on both of Koivu's goals. Koivu has five goals this season, including goals in back-to-back games.
 
11/8/2010 12:01:00 AM
Description: Koivu scored two goals on three shots Sunday night to help his ducks down Nashville. That included his second power play goal of the season.
Insight: Koivu has five goals and seven assists for the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
10/12/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Koivu scored his second goal of the season on Monday against the Blues.
Insight: Koivu has goals in back-to-back games for the Ducks. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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