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Saku Koivu

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    181 lbs / 82 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Koivu is a two-way center with a well-rounded game. Is a tremendous passer and playmaker who can play in most situations. Lacking in size and strength.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Father: Jukka Koivu
Brother: Mikko Koivu

Team Staff profile of Saku Koivu also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 24 20 28 48 26 |
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 12 3 7 10 6 |
1991-92 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 34 25 28 53 57 | Playoffs 8 5 9 14 6
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 3 5 8 18 |
1992-93 TPS Liiga 46 3 7 10 28 -5 | Playoffs 11 3 2 5 2 +5
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 8 9 6 +9 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 4 15 19 14 |
Finland WC 6 0 1 1 2 -3 |
Finland (all) International 10 2 3 5 2 |
Finland II (all) International 2 2 1 3 0 |
1993-94 TPS Liiga 47 23 30 53 42 +27 | Playoffs 11 4 8 12 16 +2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 3 6 9 12 +4 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 7 7 14 14 |
Finland OG 8 4 3 7 12 +3 |
Finland WC 8 5 6 11 4 +14 |
Finland (all) International 23 11 12 23 28 +14 |
1994-95 TPS “A” Liiga 45 27 47 74 73 +33 | Playoffs 13 7 10 17 16 +16
Finland “A” WC 8 5 5 10 18 +9 |
1995-96 Montréal Canadiens NHL 82 20 25 45 40 -7 | Playoffs 6 3 1 4 8 +2
Finland WCup 4 1 3 4 4 |
1996-97 Montréal Canadiens NHL 50 17 39 56 38 +7 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 10 +1
Finland WC 6 2 2 4 2 +1 |
1997-98 Montréal Canadiens NHL 69 14 43 57 48 +8 | Playoffs 6 2 3 5 2 +4
Finland “C” OG 6 2 8 10 4 +1 |
Finland (all) International 6 2 8 10 4 +1 |
1998-99 Montréal Canadiens NHL 65 14 30 44 38 -7 |
Finland “C” WC 10 4 12 16 4 +8 |
1999-00 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 24 3 18 21 14 +7 |
2000-01 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 54 17 30 47 40 +2 |
2001-02 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 3 0 2 2 0 +0 | Playoffs 12 4 6 10 4 +2
2002-03 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 82 21 50 71 72 +5 |
Finland “C” WC 7 1 10 11 4 +3 |
2003-04 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 68 14 41 55 52 -5 | Playoffs 11 3 8 11 10 +1
Finland “C” WCup 6 3 1 4 2 |
2004-05 TPS Liiga 20 8 8 16 28 +11 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 30 -2
2005-06 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 72 17 45 62 70 +1 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 2 +1
Finland “C” OG 8 3 8 11 12 +5 |
2006-07 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 81 22 53 75 74 -21 |
2007-08 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 77 16 40 56 93 -4 | Playoffs 7 3 6 9 4 +1
Finland WC 6 0 3 3 4 -3 |
2008-09 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 65 16 34 50 44 +4 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 2 -1
2009-10 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 71 19 33 52 36 +14 |
Finland “C” OG 6 0 2 2 6 +1 |
2010-11 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 75 15 30 45 36 -8 | Playoffs 6 1 6 7 6 -2
2011-12 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 74 11 27 38 50 +7 |
2012-13 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 47 8 19 27 18 +4 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 6 -4
2013-14 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 65 11 18 29 46 +3 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 8 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Finland Nissan Cup 2 2 3 5 4 |
1994-95 TPS European Cup 4 3 5 8 8 +4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2007-08 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner Became a part owner
2008-09 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2009-10 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2010-11 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2011-12 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2012-13 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2013-14 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2014-15 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2015-16 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
2016-17 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
Finland WCup Team Consultant
2017-18 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
TPS Liiga Dir. of Player Development
2018-19 TPS Liiga Franchise Owner
TPS Liiga Dir. of Player Development
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EJC-18 6 3 5 8 1.33 18 +0 |
European Cup 4 3 5 8 2.00 8 +4 |
International 41 17 24 41 1.00 34 +15 |
International-Jr 28 11 22 33 1.18 28 +0 |
Jr. A SM-sarja 46 28 35 63 1.37 63 +0 | 8 5 9 14 1.75 6 +0
Jr. B SM-sarja 24 20 28 48 2.00 26 +0 |
Liiga 158 61 92 153 0.97 171 +66 | 41 17 22 39 0.95 64 +21
NHL 1124 255 577 832 0.74 809 +10 | 80 18 41 59 0.74 62 +2
Nissan Cup 2 2 3 5 2.50 4 +0 |
OG 28 9 21 30 1.07 34 +10 |
WC 51 17 39 56 1.10 38 +29 |
WCup 10 4 4 8 0.80 6 +0 |
WJC-20 14 4 14 18 1.29 18 +13 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/10/2014
09/10/2014 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks Retired
07/05/2013
07/05/2013 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
05/09/2012
05/09/2012 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
07/08/2009
07/08/2009 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Anaheim Ducks
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 11 retired by Finland

Number 11 retired by Finland

Number 11 retired by Finland

Number 11 retired by TPS

Cult/Star player for Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Finland

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for TPS

Career transactions
- 2009-07-08 • Signed as a free agent by Anaheim
- 2004-10-21 • Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland)
- 2001-09-06 • Missed majority of 2001-02 due to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
- 1999-10-30 • Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to shoulder injury vs. NY Rangers, October 30, 1999

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