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51 Valtteri Filppula C

New York Islanders

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
5%3%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
4264013:03
Latest News
  • Islanders' Valtteri Filppula: Tacks on three more points

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/19/18) Filppula registered two goals -- including a shorthanded tally -- to go along with an assist in Thursday's 7-2 road win over the Kings.

    Filppula is fitting in quite well with the Islanders, as he's now up to four goals and six total points to complement a plus-5 rating with his new team. His primary area of expertise is killing off penalties, but if history is any indication, the Finn should still be able to finish in the mid-30s for points this season. Filppula is actually averaging a point per game early on, but there's obviously no way that he'll sustain a gaudy shooting percentage of 57.1.

    Islanders' Valtteri Filppula: Lights the lamp

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/7/18) Filppula scored for the second time this season in a 4-3 loss to Nashville on Saturday.

    Filppula was one of several low-budget additions to the Islanders during the offseason and is paying early dividends centering the fourth line with Leo Komarov and Tanner Fritz. He provides the Islanders with solid depth down the middle but will likely continue to average between 12 and 13 minutes of ice time per game.

    Islanders' Valtteri Filppula: Signs with Islanders

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (7/1/18) Filppula inked a one-year, $2.75 million deal with the Islanders on Sunday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.

    You may have heard that the Islanders found themselves in the market for a center. Filppula won't replace John Tavares, but he has a bit of punch offensively. He tallied 11 goals and 22 assists last season, although he only put 70 shots on net in 81 games.

    Flyers' Valtteri Filppula: Big boss in Philly wants to keep him

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/26/18) Flyers GM Ron Hextall said he wants to re-sign Filppula, who is a pending unrestricted free agent, Dave Isaac of the Courier Post reports.

    The Finn generated a shorthanded goal and two assists over six games in the conference quarterfinals loss to the Penguins, but all of that production transpired in Game 5 last Friday. Filppula is a 34-year-old with a high hockey IQ and the Flyers -- who ranked 29th overall in killing off penalties during the regular season -- can ill-afford to lose one of their best line defensemen in that critical special teams situation. However, it's worth noting that Filppula made $5 million annually on a five-year contract, meaning Hextall will probably need to get creative if he's serious about re-signing the veteran.

    Flyers' Valtteri Filppula: Posts three points

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/21/18) Filppula recorded a shorthanded goal and two assists on four shots during a 4-2 victory over the Penguins on Friday.

    The Penguins still lead the series, 3-2. Sean Couturier returned for this one, but the Flyers still needed production from other areas besides their top line to extend the series. They received it from Filppula, who made the play of the game, converting a shorthanded attempt into a goal to tie the game late in the second period. He also assisted the empty-net score. Those were his first three points of the 2018 postseason, but Filppula does have 25 goals and 82 points in his 157-game playoff career.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2005-06Detroit4011100001011
2006-07Detroit731071780010149118
2007-08Detroit78191736163030314307
2008-09Detroit8012284091010409376
2009-10Detroit55112435-41110296277
2010-11Detroit71162339-14050478450
2011-12Detroit81234366183110193180
2012-13Detroit419817-43000179144
2013-14Tampa Bay7525335856020693633
2014-15Tampa Bay82123648-142000621564
2015-16Tampa Bay7682331-61120632584
2016-17Philadelphia79123042-10010556606
2017-18Philadelphia81112233-73040487463
2018-19N.Y. Islanders7426401104539
8831722974692427422050624752
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2005-06Detroit10.029:17440:000:142001
2006-07Detroit7613.2820:59113457:4056:04200010
2007-08Detroit12215.61322:231789147:2294:48280013
2008-09Detroit1299.31288:21182963:04140:41420020
2009-10Detroit1149.61002:511375135:2361:41240012
2010-11Detroit11513.91187:001555144:0347:13220010
2011-12Detroit14416.01478:561871199:1674:1214007
2012-13Detroit7811.5728:49917111:3124:596003
2013-14Tampa Bay13119.11498:301796252:2480:44200010
2014-15Tampa Bay9113.21559:221857277:44100:24240012
2015-16Tampa Bay1017.91387:311697208:38124:52460023
2016-17Philadelphia9712.41375:051773149:12138:02260013
2017-18Philadelphia7015.71334:371792124:39104:39200010
2018-19N.Y. Islanders850.095:361360:1813:540000
127713.515109:17195651871:141062:2729400144
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2006-07Detroit18325-200004038
2007-08Detroit2256117000010494
2008-09Detroit233131681010132126
2009-10Detroit12459120001618
2010-11Detroit11268500206874
2011-12Detroit5022-300001210
2012-13Detroit14246-400107663
2013-14Tampa Bay4011-400003634
2014-15Tampa Bay2641014-62010212197
2015-16Tampa Bay1716750000190174
2017-18Philadelphia6123-301004337
15825578245150929865
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2006-07Detroit2213.6219:3633011:0823:122001
2007-08Detroit3912.8366:3754025:4031:282001
2008-09Detroit358.6405:3057428:4629:248004
2009-10Detroit3312.1222:5731338:1711:186003
2010-11Detroit248.3195:4128625:4213:436003
2011-12Detroit110.096:4112213:074:442001
2012-13Detroit248.3232:2931833:132:204002
2013-14Tampa Bay30.085:001067:597:320000
2014-15Tampa Bay3112.9499:4465357:1150:484002
2015-16Tampa Bay293.4352:5046129:4259:260000
2017-18Philadelphia616.796:461500:2316:032001
2579.72773:513853271:08249:58360018
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/196
Birthdate:
3/20/1984
Age:
34
Hometown:
Vantaa, Finland
Team:
New York Islanders
School:

NHL Experience: