Eerikki Koivu

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Eerikki Koivu
Born (1979-12-29) 29 December 1979 (age 38)
Kokkola, Finland
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
GET-ligaen team
Former teams
Storhamar Dragons
Ducs d'Angers
National team  Norway
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present

Eerikki Koivu (born 29 December 1979 in Kokkola, Finland) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for Lørenskog IK in Norway's GET-ligaen.


Until 2004, Koivu had played two seasons in Ligue Magnus and the rest of his career in Mestis, the second tier of Finnish hockey. In the 2004-05 season, he played his first five games in SM-liiga with JYP and continued in the team for 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. He moved to Norway in 2007 to play with Lørenskog IK.

After playing four seasons in Norway, he received eligibility to play for the Norwegian national team,[citation needed] and he was selected to play at the 2011 IIHF World Championship.

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