The Wild used one of the two picks they acquired to draft another center.
Minnesota sits just one point outside of the final playoff spot in the West.
The veteran's overtime goal helped take down the Winnipeg Jets.
"This is our ice. Come do whatever you want on it."
Arizona and Colorado are both in action Saturday afternoon.
GM Paul Fenton's goal was to make the Wild younger and faster.
Luke Kunin scored twice for Minnesota.
Koivu was injured in a loss to Calgary last week.