Say What?!? – July 16

“He’s an elite player. This past season was his best offensive season in the NHL and personally I feel his best days are ahead of him, offensively. But to define Mikko by his statistics is to miss the whole point of what he’s all about.”

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– Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher on captain Mikko Koivu, who signed a seven-year, $47.25 million contract extension with the team.