Tampa Bay Lightning

Valtteri Filppula
current status: On roster
Birth Date:March 20, 1984 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:Vantaa, FIN
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2002 (3/95).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Scouting Report
Assets: Owns very good playmaking skills and great speed. Is creative, plays a mature game and possesses two-way acumen. Always works hard, is very dedicated and responsible in his own end. Can play all three forward positions.
Flaws: Must continue to get stronger in order to better handle physical opponents. Is only average in the goal-scoring department; it wouldn't hurt if he started to utilize his vast tool-set much more to put up even better numbers.
Career Potential: Quality two-way forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2007-08 (Detroit)
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland), 2010 (Finland)

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