Thursday, July 9, 2009

Saku Koivu Era Comes To End In Montreal

Saku Koivu, who served as captain of the Montreal Canadiens for the past nine years, has signed a one-year deal with the Anaheim Ducks. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, Gazette file photo

From Montreal Gazette:

Heart and soul of Canadiens for 14 years.

MONTREAL — If you don’t believe that Saku Koivu has been larger than life in Montreal, you’ve not taken note of his multi-storey likeness on the southeast corner of the Bell Centre.

Koivu towers over St. Antoine St. on the arena that’s been his professional home since the building opened in March 1996, during his rookie season with the Canadiens.

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More News On The End Of The Saku Koivu Era

Saku Koivu signs with Ducks -- CBC
Classy Koivu bids fond farewell to Canadiens --
Saku Koivu leaves Montreal Canadiens -- Boston Herald
Ducks sign Saku Koivu for one year --
Koivu glad to be reunited with Selanne in Anaheim --
Koivu joins fellow Finn Selanne -- National Post

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