Mikko Koivu will be shut down for two weeks after aggravating a shoulder injury that forced him to miss eight games earlier this season. The Wild's captain re-injured his shoulder in a loss to Columbus on Feb. 11.
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Koivu still out as Wild face Blue Jackets
Wild coach Mike Yeo tells the Star Tribune he’ll keep Mikko Koivu out of the lineup tonight in Columbus. Koivu is recovering from a shoulder injury. Yeo says Koivu is “very close” to returning, but no quite yet. His return might come as early as Thursday’s game against Vancouver.
Wild needs captain Koivu back
Mikko Koivu's lower-body injury might be the biggest reason why the Wild is in the midst of a season-worst slump. The team captain had scored in 13 of his past 14 games before being injured against the Blackhawks. Without Koivu, the Wild has a total of two goals in three games.
Koivu cleared to return as Wild open long homestand
At XCel Energy Center, a tough one for the Wild tonight as they take on Vancouver, who have won 7 of their last 10. Minnesota might get some extra scoring punch, though, as Mikko Koivu has been cleared to return after missing eight games with a shoulder injury.
Koivu practices again, close to returning
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu celebrated his 29th birthday by practicing for the second time in three days. He tells the Star Tribune that his shoulder injury is "getting better each and every day." Koivu has missed 20 of the Wild's past 24 games.
Wild place Koivu on IR, recall Taffe
The Minnesota Wild has placed captain Mikko Koivu on injured reserve. Koivu injured his leg in the Wild's shootout loss to the Blackhawks last week. The move is retroactive to Wednesday, so he can be activated at any time if he feels he can play. The team recalled forward Jeff Taffe to fill Koivu's roster spot.
Koivu back in the lineup to face Colorado
Minnesota Wild fans can look for Mikko Koivu back on the ice. The team's captain and leading scorer returns after a leg injury forced him to miss four games. Minnesota lost six straight games, scoring only three goals in four games. The Wild hope to turn things around Monday night at the Xcel Energy Center against the Avalanche.
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