Atlantic Division RANK: 4
Record: 14-11-0 NHL rank: 13

Valtteri Filppula

#51 • C
  • Status: On roster
  • 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.
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 25 5 11 16 2 8 0 0 1 18:02 31 0.64
On Pace 81 16 36 52 6 26 0 0 3 18:02 100 0.64
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)