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May 9, 2012 | 4:40pm ET
Ducks sign Koivu to 1-year deal
TheFourthPeriod.com

The Anaheim Ducks have signed center Saku Koivu to a one-year contract extension. He will earn a base salary of $3 million, plus various undisclosed bonuses.

Koivu, 37, appeared in his third year with Anaheim, scoring 11 goals and adding 27 assists for 38 points this season.

On Mar. 12, 2002 at Colorado, Koivu played in his 1,000th NHL game. He became the fifth Finnish-born player to reach the milestone, joining Teppo Numminen (1,372), Teemu Selanne (1,341), Jari Kurri (1,251) and Olli Jokinen (1,042). In addition, Koivu was the 33rd European-born player to appear in 1,000 NHL games.

A native of Turku, Finland, Koivu is a veteran of 16 NHL seasons, 13 of which were played with the Montreal Canadiens. In 1,012 career NHL games with Anaheim and Montreal, he has accumulated 236 goals and 540 assists for 776 points.

Selected by Montreal in the first round (21st overall) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, Koivu won the Bill Masterton Trophy following the 2001-02 season honored with the 2007 King Clancy Memorial Trophy.

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