Filppula scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to Columbus. Filppula, who led all Detroit forwards with 20:38 of ice time, stuffed home a loose puck in the blue paint to square the game at 4-4 with 3:42 left in regulation. It gave the 37-year-old four points over the last two games versus the Blue Jackets, including Friday's three-assist performance. The veteran center has six goals and 15 points in 38 games on the year.
Filppula picked up three assists in Friday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets. He had a hand in Detroit's final three tallies, including Jakub Vrana's game-winner. Filppula snapped a six-game point drought with the performance, and on the season the veteran has five goals and 14 points through 37 contests.
Filppula scored a goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Stars. Filppula got the Red Wings on the board at 4:51 of the second period, capitalizing on a pass from Jakub Vrana. The 37-year-old Filppula has just 11 points, 16 shots on net, 12 PIM and a minus-3 rating through 30 contests this year.
Filppula notched two assists in Monday's 3-1 win over the Hurricanes. All the scoring in the game came in the third period, and Filppula had a hand in Detroit's first and last goals of the evening. The veteran has looked revitalized since returning to the lineup from the taxi squad, scoring two goals and five points in the last five games.
Filppula scored a goal on two shots and added one hit in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over Carolina. Filppula stayed with a loose puck in front and got credit for the goal as the last Red Wing to touch it after it caromed off the skate of Carolina's Jordan Staal and into the net. The goal tied the game at 3-3 with just under four minutes left in the second period. The 36-year-old Filppula hasn't been much of an offensive factor since returning to Detroit prior to the 2019-20 season, but he does have five points (two goals, three assists) over his last seven contests.
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