Saku Koivu Biography
Saku Koivu is a Finnish retired professional ice hockey player with gifted abilities and skills, born on November 23 of the year 1974. 39 years aged Saku was born in Turku of Finland. He used to play as a central forward, in his long and successful career. He was a left handed player during his career. Born and raised in Finland, Saku Koivu was named Saku Antero Koivu in his birth. He has the height of 5 feet 10 inches and managed weight of 181 lb. which perfectly suits his personality. He was one of the most scoring players during his career. His playing pattern was appreciated by the fan and critics all around the globe. He started his career as a professional ice hockey player from the year 1992 and retired from the world of this sport in the year 2014 leaving the world thousands of reasons to remember him. He debuted form the prestigious and historical ice hockey team named Montreal Canadiens.
A sensational player with gifted abilities and skills, Saku Koivu is an astonishing Finnish ice hockey player who has given a lot to the world of ice hockey. He stands as one of the most steadily establishing player in the world. Gifted with great pace, great moves and great passing and shooting ability, he is a complete player who has lot of qualities to be praised about. He now stands in that height of success that no other can even imagine without dedication, determination and hard work of years and years. Dedicated from his very early days, now he stands as an economically well-established player holding the net worth of more than $16 million America dollars. He is a pure definition of success. A complete ice hockey player who has given a lot for the development of beautiful game named ice hockey.
Koivu was born as a son of Jukka and Tuire Koivu. He has a younger brother named Mikko who too is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays as a captain of Minnesota Wild. He is married to beautiful Hanna. This beautiful couple share two children together who are named Ilona who was born in 2004 and a son named Aatos who was born in the year 2006. Koive is a great player and a great personality. Expanding his horizon of success utilizing his abilities and talent he has drawn an irreplaceable place in the world of ice hockey. The determination of years has made him stand in the social and economic position he is today. He stands as a role model to those people who seek the light of success through dedication and determination. He sets a perfect example than the success holds no other shortcuts than hard work.
Awards and honors of Saku Koivu:
· Kultainen kypärä award (Players choice for the best player) – 1995
· Jari Kurri trophy (Best player in playoffs) – 1995
· Lasse Oksanen trophy (Most valuable player) – 1995
· Veli-Pekka Ketola trophy (Most points in regular season) – 1995
· President's Trophy – 1999
· Ice Hockey World Championships Tournament All-Star – 1994, 1995, 1999
· Ice Hockey World Championships Tournament's Best Forward – 1995, 1999
· Ice Hockey World Championships Tournament's Top scorer – 1999
· Finnish Ice hockey player of the year – 1994, 1995
Saku Koivu played for Anaheim Ducks in his last days as a professional ice hockey player. He was associated with the club for 6 seasons and retired from the very same club. He stands as one of the most successful players in the world of ice hockey. His passing, shooting and sensational pace defines him as an astonishing player. Supported by his good looks and great playing pattern, he is really an astonishing personality with gifted abilities and skills. He has gained centuries worth success just as the age of 39. His all the winnings and records are available in wiki along with his bio.