Saku Koivu

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Birthday
23, 1974
Birthplace
Turku, Finland
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Turku, Finland

About

Former NHL center who served as both captain of the Montreal Canadiens and assistant captain of the Anaheim Ducks over the course of nearly two decades.

Before Fame

He began his career with Finland's Turun Palloseura ice hockey club. He joined the Montreal Candiens following the 1993 NHL Draft.

Trivia

With the Finland Men's National Ice Hockey Team, he won gold at the 1995 World Championships and silver at the 2006 Olympic Games.

Family Life

Born to Tuire and Jukka Koivu, he grew up in Turku, Finland. He married Hanna Koivu in 2002; they had a daughter named Ilona and a son named Aatos.

Associated With

His younger brother, Mikko Koivu, captained the NHL team the Minnesota Wild.