Valtteri Filppula 51 | Center

Tampa Bay Lightning

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Tue. Apr 15, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Filppula (lower body) is expected to play Wednesday against the Canadiens. Impact: Filppula rejoined the Lightning for Tuesday's practice and felt no ill effects while participating. He's expected to center the second line, flanked by Alex Killorn and Ryan Callahan.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 15, 2014
News: Filppula (lower body) returned to practice Tuesday after missing two games, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Impact: He's tied with Steven Stamkos for the team lead in goals (25) and will play an important two-way role for the Bolts against the Habs in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Filp's availability for Game 1 on Wednesday isn't guaranteed, but this is definitely a great sign.(RotoWire, )
Apr 13, 2014
News: Filppula (lower body) won't play Sunday against the Caps, Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Impact: Consider Filppula day-to-day as the first round of the NHL playoffs approaches.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Filppula returned to action for Game 1 of the playoffs. Impact: He played 25 minutes after previously dealing with a lower-body injury.(STATS, 8:40pm)
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Filppula is out with a lower-body injury Friday against the Blue Jackets, Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Impact: The injury was previously undisclosed by the team, and comes as inconvenient timing for those planning to use Filppula in daily formats. Cedric Paquette will join the lineup in place of Filppula, who after a 16-point March, had just one point in five April contests.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Mar 31, 2014
News: Filppula scored his team-leading 25th goal in Sunday's 3-2 loss at Detroit. Impact: Filppula has notched five goals and 11 assists during a 12-game point streak, by far the longest of his career.(STATS, 5:37pm)
Valtteri Filppula
2013-14 Season
Ht: 6' 0"  Wt: 195  Age: 30
Born: 3/20/1984, Vantaa, Finland
Shoots: left
Drafted: 2002 - Rd 3
(95th overall by the Red Wings)
Injury Status
No Current Injury