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Valtteri Filppula

Born:March 20, 1984Draft:2002 Red Wings, 95th Overall
Hometown:Vantaa, FINPosition:C/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:UFA

Valtteri Filppula (born 20 March 1984) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent (UFA).

He won the Stanley Cup with the Red Wings in 2008. He has previously played with the Tampa Bay LightningPhiladelphia Flyers, and New York Islanders before his return to the Detroit Red Wings in 2019.

Valtteri Filppula Detroit Red Wings
Valtteri Filppula with the Detroit Red Wings (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • U16 Pohjola Camp All-Star Team — 2000-01
  • U16 Pohjola Camp Roster (Jokerit) — 2000-01
  • Jr. A SM-liiga Most Points (Kari Jalonen Award) (53) — 2002-03
  • Jr. A SM-liiga Silver Medal — 2002-03
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2002-03
  • SM-liiga Most Assists by Rookie (13) — 2003-04
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2003-04
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2003-04
  • SM-liiga Silver Medal — 2004-05
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2005-06
  • AHL Player of the Week (Nov. 20) — 2005-06
  • Finnish Player of the Year — 2007-08
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion — 2007-08
  • Olympic Bronze Medal — 2009-10
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team — 2011-12
  • Alternate Captain (Finland) — 2016-17
  • Alternate Captain (Flyers) — 2017-18

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