NHL

Saku Koivu # - C

  • Age: 39
  • DOB: 1974/11/23
  • POB: Turku, Finland
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 181lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 18
  • Drafted by Montreal in 1993 (1/21).
GPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
Year to date65111829300131468113.5829
Playoffs13011-30000085.00-

Honours and Awards

2010Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
2006-07NHL - King Clancy Memorial Trophy (Humanitarian of the Year)
2006Olympic - Olympic Silver Medal
2002-03NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
2001-02NHL - King Clancy Memorial Trophy (Humanitarian of the Year)
2001-02NHL - Bill Masterton Trophy (Perseverance)
1998Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
1997-98NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
1994-95SM-Liiga (Finland) - Player of the Year
1994-95SM-Liiga (Finland) - First All-Star Team
1994Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/09/10Announced his retirement.
2013/11/29Missed 15 games (concussion).
2013/10/28Concussion, injured reserve.
2013/07/05Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks to a one-year contract.
2012/05/09Re-signed by the Anaheim Ducks to a one-year contract extension.
2011/12/31Missed 8 games (lower body injury).
2011/12/14Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2011/12/10Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/03/09Missed 6 games (groin).
2011/02/27Groin, injured reserve.
2011/02/23Groin, day-to-day.
2010/12/15Missed 1 game (flu).
2010/12/12Flu, day-to-day.
2010/07/01Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks to a two-year contract.
2010/01/26Missed 4 games (sprained right knee).
2010/01/17Sprained right knee, late January.
2009/11/21Missed 5 games (groin).
2009/11/11Groin, day-to-day.
2009/07/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks to a one-year contract.
2009/01/21Missed 17 games (foot injury).
2008/12/12Foot injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/19Missed the last four games of the regular season and the first five games of Round One against the Boston Bruins (left foot injury).
2008/03/29Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/03Missed 1 game (virus).
2007/12/30Virus, day-to-day.
2007/01/07Missed 1 game (gastrointestinal virus).
2007/01/06Gastrointestinal virus, day-to-day.
2006/09/14Eye injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/02Missed Game 4, 5 and 6 of Round One against the Carolina Hurricanes (left eye injury).
2006/04/27Left eye injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/02/11Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a three-year contract extension.
2005/12/31Missed 5 games (groin).
2005/12/20Groin, day-to-day.
2005/12/17Missed 5 games (groin).
2005/12/01Groin, sidelined indefinitely.
2005/08/15Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.
2004/10/21NHL lockout: Signed with the TPS Turku of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2004/01/03Missed 1 game (concussion).
2003/12/30Concussion, day-to-day.
2003/11/07Missed 13 games (right knee injury).
2003/11/01Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/09/22Right knee injury, late October.
2003/09/05Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year contract.
2002/06/21Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.
2002/04/09Missed 79 games (Intra-abdominal lymphoma (non-Hodgkin)).
2002/04/01Intra-abdominal lymphoma (non-Hodgkin), mid-April.
2001/09/06Intra-abdominal lymphoma (non-Hodgkin), sidelined indefinitely.
2001/08/01Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens.
2000/12/16Missed 28 games (arthroscopic surgery on left knee).
2000/10/11Arthroscopic surgery on left knee, mid-December.

Trades

2009/07/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks.
1993/06/26Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round (21st overall) in 1993.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14AnaheimNHL65111829300131468113.5829
2012-13AnaheimNHL4781927444000185514.5531
2011-12AnaheimNHL741127387060015010710.2856
2010-11AnaheimNHL75153045-84110033610414.4248
2009-10AnaheimNHL71193352145111263612415.3259
2009-10FinlandOlympic602210-0-0610.00-
2008-09MontrealNHL6516345045120254412313.0143
2007-08MontrealNHL77164056-48190239315010.67-
2007-08FinlandWC6033------4---
2006-07MontrealNHL81225375-2111321247415414.29-
2005-06MontrealNHL7217456215220047013812.32-
2005-06FinlandOlympic83811------12---
2004-05TPSFin20881611-----28---
2004-05FinlandW-Cup6314------2---
2003-04MontrealNHL68144155-55100035211212.50-
2002-03MontrealNHL8221507155171057214714.29-
2001-02MontrealNHL302200000002.00-
2000-01MontrealNHL5417304727100234011315.04-
1999-00MontrealNHL24318217160-014535.66-
1998-99MontrealNHL65143044-7414210381459.66-
1997-98MontrealNHL6914435782-2-3481459.66-
1996-97MontrealNHL5017395675120133813512.59-
1995-96MontrealNHL82202545-7863124013614.71-
1994-95TPSFin45274774------73---
1993-94TPSFin47233053------42---
1992-93TPSFin463710------28---
TotalNHL11242555778321079-11-46809202412.60-
TotalFin1586192153------171---
TotalOlympic1431013------18---
TotalW-Cup6314------2---
TotalWC6033------4---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14AnaheimNHL13011-30000085.00-
2012-13AnaheimNHL7123-4110006616.67-
2011-12AnaheimNHL--------------
2010-11AnaheimNHL6167-2030006714.29-
2009-10AnaheimNHL--------------
2008-09MontrealNHL4033-10000026.00-
2007-08MontrealNHL736912100041717.65-
2006-07MontrealNHL--------------
2005-06MontrealNHL302210000021.00-
2004-05TPSFin6325-2-----30---
2003-04MontrealNHL113811122000102711.11-
2002-03MontrealNHL--------------
2001-02MontrealNHL12461021300141625.00-
2000-01MontrealNHL--------------
1999-00MontrealNHL--------------
1998-99MontrealNHL--------------
1997-98MontrealNHL623541-0-021414.29-
1996-97MontrealNHL513410-0-0101010.00-
1995-96MontrealNHL631420-0-081323.08-
1994-95TPSFin1371017------16---
1993-94TPSFin114812------16---
1992-93TPSFin11325------2---
TotalNHL8018415927-0-16212214.75-
TotalFin41172239------64---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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