Saku Koivu, a Finnish professional ice hockey player and an alternate captain of the Anaheim Ducks, began his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1995–96 after three seasons with TPS of the Finnish SM-liiga. Koivu served as the Canadiens’ captain for nine of his thirteen seasons with the club (not including the locked-out 2004–05 season), which makes his the second longest captaincy tenure in team history after Jean Béliveau.[

Saku Koivu

Date of Birth:
November 23, 1974

Career Highlights

    • 2006 Winter Olympics Silver Medal
    • 2008 World Championships Bronze Medal
    • 1998, 2003 Voted to the NHL All-Star Game by the fans
    • 2002 Bill Masterton Trophy
    • 2007 King Clancy Memorial Trophy
    • 2006 Winter Olympics - Tournament All-Star
    • 2006 Winter Olympics - Top scorer
    • 1998-present Captain of Team Finland
    • 2010 Bronze Winter Olympics Vancouver

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