Anaheim Ducks

Saku Koivu
current status: On roster
Birth Date:November 23, 1974 (39 years old)
Place of Birth:Turku, FIN
Experience:17 years
Drafted:Drafted by Montreal in 1993 (1/21).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2009.
Scouting Report
Assets: Makes things happen on the ice and tends to make his teammates better. Never backs down from a challenge, on or off the ice. Has plenty of leadership qualities. Is good on face-offs and still a quality playmaker.
Flaws: His fireball style leaves him vulnerable, while his small stature limits his effectiveness against bigger centers. Injuries and illness have wreaked havoc on his NHL career, and slowed down production over time.
Career Potential: Aging playmaking center and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2006-07, 2001-02
NHL Bill Masterton Trophy 2001-02
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2002-03 (Injured), 1997-98
SM-Liiga (Finland) Player of the Year 1994-95
SM-Liiga (Finland) First All-Star Team 1994-95
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2006 (Finland)
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2010 (Finland), 1998 (Finland), 1994 (Finland)

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