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Koivu the latest Wild player injured

Considering how many injuries the Wild has suffered, it's amazing they lead the NHL in points. Mikko Koivu, the captain, is the latest to go down with an injury. The team says the injury isn't serious, but wouldn't provide further details.
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Considering how many injuries the Wild has suffered, it's amazing they lead the NHL in points. Mikko Koivu, the captain, is the latest to go down with an injury. The team says the injury isn't serious, but wouldn't provide further details.

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