Report: Koivu out 4-6 weeks with separated shoulder

Star Tribune Wild beat writer Michael Russo says Mikko Koivu is expected to miss four to six weeks, and a trade to boost the sagging offense is likely.
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Star Tribune Wild beat writer Michael Russo says Mikko Koivu is expected to miss four to six weeks, and a trade to boost the sagging offense is likely.

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