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Saku Koivu reflects on career before Montreal ceremony
Saku Koivu reflects on career before Montreal ceremony

Saku Koivu said he’s “very nervous” about being honored tonight before the team he previously captained, the Montreal Canadiens, meets the Ducks, the team the center retired from during the summer. “More emotional -- than probably ever,” Koivu said. “I know there’s a game, but it’s about me, and in some ways I don’t feel comfortable about that. “I announced my retirement a few months ago, but for some reason, this feels right. It all makes sense to [be] in front of you one more time. … It’s very humbling.” Koivu is tied with the late Canadiens great Jean Beliveau for the longest captaincy of the Canadiens...

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