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New York Islanders Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Valtteri Filppula • #51 • C
Status:In training camp
Ht/Wt:6'0", 196 lbs.
Born:Mar 20, 1984 (34 yrs) in Vantaa, FIN
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2002 (3/95).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2018.
Shoots:L
2017-18 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 81 11 22 33 -7 20 3 0 4 16:29 70 0.41
Playoffs 6 1 2 3 -3 2 0 1 0 16:08 6 0.50
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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)
WJC-A Media - All-Star Team 2003-04
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland), 2010 (Finland)
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