Atlantic Division RANK: 2
Record: 46-31-7 NHL rank: 12

Valtteri Filppula 51

C
  • Status: In training camp
  • Height: 6'0
  • Weight: 196 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 11 years
  • Birthdate: Mar 20, 1984
  • Birthplace: Vantaa, FIN
  • Drafted: Drafted by Detroit in 2002 (3/95).
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Season stats
  • Team Lightning
  • GP 76
  • G 8
  • A 23
  • Pts 31
  • +/- -6
  • PIM 46
  • PPG 1
  • SHG 1
  • GWG 2
  • TOI 18:15
  • S 101
  • PtsPG 0.41

2015-16 Season Stats

GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 76 8 23 31 -6 46 1 1 2 18:15 101 0.41
Playoffs 17 1 6 7 5 0 0 0 0 20:45 29 0.41

Scouting Report

Assets:
Owns very good playmaking skills and mobility. 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:
At times, physical opponents will get the best of him (especially in the corners). Is only average in the goal-scoring department; it wouldn't hurt if he started shooting the puck more often. Lacks offensive consistency.
Career Potential:
Quality, versatile two-way forward.

Career Honors & Awards

League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2007-08 (Detroit)
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland), 2010 (Finland)