HOCKEY PLAYER

Saku Koivu

1974 - Today

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Saku Antero Koivu (pronounced [ˈsɑku ˈkoi̯ʋu]; born November 23, 1974) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). He began his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1995–96 after three seasons with TPS of the Finnish SM-liiga. Koivu served as the Canadiens' captain for ten of his 14 years with the club, making his captaincy tenure the longest in the team's history, tied with Jean Béliveau. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saku Koivu has received more than 549,812 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Saku Koivu is the 80th most popular hockey player (down from 59th in 2019), the 442nd most popular biography from Finland (down from 367th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Finnish Hockey Player.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among HOCKEY PLAYERS

Among hockey players, Saku Koivu ranks 80 out of 676Before him are Viktor Shuvalov, Yuri Krylov, Bobby Clarke, Nicklas Lidström, Vladimir Shadrin, and Andrei Khomutov. After him are Mats Sundin, Bengt-Åke Gustafsson, Alfred Kuchevsky, Vladimir Vikulov, Rudi Ball, and Gennadiy Tsygankov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1974, Saku Koivu ranks 307Before him are Fairuza Balk, Big L, Meg White, Nolberto Solano, Kari Byron, and Dragoslav Jevrić. After him are Hugo Ibarra, Lukas Ridgeston, Sandro Ricci, Ramón Nomar, Agustín Delgado, and Frode Johnsen.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Saku Koivu ranks 442 out of 751Before him are Aarne Pohjonen (1886), Jasper Pääkkönen (1980), Kari Hotakainen (1957), Petri Pasanen (1980), Kaisa Mäkäräinen (1983), and Voitto Hellsten (1932). After him are Heikki Ikola (1947), Kalevi Oikarainen (1936), Riikka Purra (1977), Seppo Räty (1962), Käärijä (1993), and Roope Latvala (1970).

Among HOCKEY PLAYERS In Finland

Among hockey players born in Finland, Saku Koivu ranks 3Before him are Jari Kurri (1960), and Teemu Selänne (1970). After him are Esa Tikkanen (1965), Raimo Helminen (1964), Petteri Nummelin (1972), Teppo Numminen (1968), Tomas Sandström (1964), Olli Jokinen (1978), Jere Lehtinen (1973), Ville Peltonen (1973), and Sami Kapanen (1973).