Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Mikko Koivu named Team Finland captain for World Cup of Hockey

Mikko Koivu named Team Finland captain for World Cup of Hockey
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" The Finnish Ice Hockey Association has announced that Minnesota Wild forward, and captain, Mikko Koivu was selected to serve as Team Finland’s Captain at the World Cup of Hockey 2016. ..."
"... The Turku, Finland native has vast international play experience and has the 2011 World Championship gold along with a WJC18 gold to his name. Furthermore, the Finnish captain has three silver medals in WJC, World Championship and in the Winter Olympics. Rounding out his international medals are four bronze in WJC18, WJC20, World Championship, and the Winter Olympics.
The World Cup of Hockey returns in September, and will include eight teams — Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Europe, Team Finland, Team North America, Team Russia, Team Sweden and Team USA. The eight teams will compete in a two-week tournament that will be featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL. ..."
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