Sunday quick hits: Koivu plays 1000th game, Colorado getting cocky, injury news and more

1 décembre 2019
The Minnesota Wild 36-year-old captain will become only the 35th player in NHL history to play his first 1000 games with the same team as the Wild take on the Stars today. Koivu, the younger brother of former NHLer Saku Koivu, has 699 points heading into the contest.

The Avalanche Twitter account may have gone a bit too far. After two games with the Blackhawks, won by scores 5-2 and 7-3 respectively, the Avs are asking the NHL to change their schedule just a bit. May end up being some motivation for the Blackhawks.

D Bian Dumoulin of the Pens underwent surgery for lacerated tendons in his ankle. Eight weeks is the minimum that he will miss.

Boston is getting healthier. D John Moore has come off the IR and is being sent down for a conditioning stint David Backes is expected back in the lineup today.

With the Wings picking up Eric Comrie, Calvin Pickard has been sent to the AHL. D Jonathan Ericsson has been called up.

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Visiting Montreal for the 110th anniversary celebration , former Canadian Saku Koivu mentioned, among other things, that in his view, the entry into the NHL of young Kotkaniemi, was too hasty.
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