Koivu collected two assists -- one on the power play -- during Thursday's win over Dallas.
In the midst of a throwback season, Koivu's up to 16 goals and 42 points through 56 games. He's clicked with Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund, and the trio has is the second-highest scoring line in the league with 32 goals. While Koivu is a solid supporting piece in the majority of seasonal leagues, it wouldn't be surprising to see him slow down offensively.
Koivu tabbed two assists in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Red Wings.
After a three-game stretch with an uncharacteristic absence from the box score, Koivu notched two assists Sunday. This kind of production is normal for the captain, especially while averaging 18:11 TOI in six February games. Koivu has also been punching considerable power-play ice time, which is complemented by converting 17.6 percent of his shot attempts -- making himself even more valuable to his fantasy owners lately.
Koivu scored his 16th goal of the season and had an assist in Saturday's win over the Canucks.
Koivu's strong season is exemplified by the fact he is now just one goal away from matching his entire goal output in 2015-16. The second-line center continues to be a consistent fantasy threat with three goals and five points in his last five games. Koivu's stable production already makes him a fantasy asset, but his plus-30 rating and key role on the top team in the Western Conference makes him an automatic roll every night.
Koivu picked up a power-play goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win against the Stars.
Koivu missed Sunday's game due to a bout with the flu, but he picked up right where he left off. He has five goals with 10 points in 10 games in January, tying a season-high for goals in a month. The Finn remains on pace for 70 points which would be just one point short of his career high set in the 2009-10 season.
Koivu will return to Minnesota's lineup for Tuesday's game against the Stars, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.
Koivu will return to a top-six role Tuesday, centering Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund on the Wild's second line, and should also see time on his team's second power-play unit against Dallas. The veteran pivot has played well this season, notching 33 points (13 goals, 20 assists) while maintaining a superb plus-24 rating over 45 games, making him a valuable commodity in all fantasy formats.