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Valtteri Filppula

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 195 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: March 20, 1984 in Vantaa, Finland
Draft: Detroit, 3rd round (95th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Current salary: $6,000,000
Current cap hit: $5,000,000

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2005-06 21 DET NHL 4 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 29 7:19
2006-07 22 DET NHL 73 10 7 17 8 20 10 0 0 1 7 0 0 76 13.2 822 11:16
2007-08 23 DET NHL 78 19 17 36 16 28 16 3 0 3 12 5 0 122 15.6 184 1323 16:58 314 307 50.6 35 26 31 32 Selke-40
2008-09 24 DET NHL 80 12 28 40 9 42 11 1 0 1 25 3 0 129 9.3 211 1288 16:06 405 370 52.3 41 17 26 18
2009-10 25 DET NHL 55 11 24 35 -4 24 9 1 1 1 16 7 1 114 9.6 187 1003 18:14 292 266 52.3 34 25 24 39
2010-11 26 DET NHL 71 16 23 39 -1 22 12 4 0 5 19 4 0 115 13.9 228 1187 16:43 478 450 51.5 30 25 50 42
2011-12 27 DET NHL 81 23 43 66 18 14 19 3 1 1 35 8 0 144 16.0 262 1479 18:16 193 180 51.7 42 23 39 30 Byng-27
2012-13 28 DET NHL 41 9 8 17 -4 6 6 3 0 0 8 0 0 78 11.5 140 729 17:47 179 144 55.4 16 12 18 19
2013-14 29 TBL NHL 75 25 33 58 5 20 19 6 0 2 19 14 0 131 19.1 208 1499 19:59 693 633 52.3 33 33 53 28
2014-15 30 TBL NHL 82 12 36 48 -14 24 10 2 0 0 21 15 0 91 13.2 155 1559 19:01 573 567 50.3 23 27 46 27
8 yrs DET NHL 483 100 151 251 43 158 83 15 2 12 123 27 1 779 12.8 1289 7860 16:16 1861 1717 52.0 198 128 188 180
2 yrs TBL NHL 157 37 69 106 -9 44 29 8 0 2 40 29 0 222 16.7 363 3058 19:29 1266 1200 51.3 56 60 99 55
Career NHL 640 137 220 357 34 202 112 23 2 14 163 56 1 1001 13.7 1652 10918 17:04 3127 2917 51.7 254 188 287 235

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 23 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78 1074.1 980 733 57.2 -4.6 782 570 57.8 -4.3 7.7 92.9 100.6 61.4 38.6
2008-09 24 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 1059.2 1055 798 56.9 -1.2 821 646 56.0 -1.3 7.9 91.6 99.4 51.2 48.8
2009-10 25 Detroit Red Wings NHL 55 782.4 787 710 52.6 -3.1 605 572 51.4 -4.0 6.9 92.2 99.1 52.9 47.1
2010-11 26 Detroit Red Wings NHL 71 980.1 920 901 50.5 -4.5 695 699 49.9 -4.7 9.2 91.8 100.9 50.7 49.3
2011-12 27 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 1188.8 1130 1034 52.2 -5.1 847 813 51.0 -7.0 11.3 92.3 103.6 53.2 46.8
2012-13 28 Detroit Red Wings NHL 41 583.0 581 461 55.8 3.5 438 351 55.5 2.8 6.1 92.0 98.1 59.0 41.0
2013-14 29 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 75 1131.8 1114 994 52.8 2.4 840 761 52.5 1.3 8.9 91.5 100.5 51.9 48.1
2014-15 30 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 1144.2 1063 1056 50.2 -3.5 781 790 49.7 -4.4 8.1 90.3 98.4 52.4 47.6
6 yrs NHL 71 5667.5 5453 4637 54.0 -3.1 4188 3651 53.4 -3.7 8.4 92.1 100.5 54.4 45.6
2 yrs NHL 82 2275.9 2177 2050 51.5 -1.1 1621 1551 51.1 -2.0 8.5 90.9 99.4 52.2 47.8
Career NHL 82 7943.4 7630 6687 53.3 -2.1 5809 5202 52.8 -2.9 8.5 91.8 100.2 53.7 46.3

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 21 DET NHL 4 0 0.00 0.25 0.25 0.07 0.50 0.25 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.1 0.1
2006-07 22 DET NHL 73 7 0.14 0.10 0.23 0.10 0.27 1.04 10 7 17 7 30 2 24 4 8 0.4 1.2 1.6
2007-08 23 DET NHL 78 15 0.24 0.22 0.46 0.19 0.36 1.56 21 18 39 16 57 11 39 9 16 2.1 2.2 4.3 Selke-40
2008-09 24 DET NHL 80 14 0.15 0.35 0.50 0.17 0.53 1.61 13 28 41 15 57 8 54 14 9 1.7 1.4 3.1
2009-10 25 DET NHL 55 12 0.20 0.44 0.64 0.22 0.44 2.07 12 25 37 13 44 11 45 8 -4 2.1 1.1 3.2
2010-11 26 DET NHL 71 15 0.23 0.32 0.55 0.21 0.31 1.62 18 25 43 17 60 16 52 7 -1 2.6 1.1 3.6
2011-12 27 DET NHL 81 24 0.28 0.53 0.81 0.29 0.17 1.78 26 47 73 27 89 17 65 11 18 5.7 2.2 7.9 Byng-27
2012-13 28 DET NHL 41 7 0.22 0.20 0.41 0.17 0.15 1.90 17 15 32 13 23 4 27 4 -4 0.8 0.7 1.6
2013-14 29 TBL NHL 75 22 0.33 0.44 0.77 0.30 0.27 1.75 28 36 64 25 88 34 57 8 5 5.1 1.7 6.8
2014-15 30 TBL NHL 82 16 0.15 0.44 0.59 0.20 0.29 1.11 14 39 53 18 77 31 68 9 -14 2.4 0.8 3.2
8 yrs DET NHL 483 93 0.21 0.31 0.52 0.19 0.33 1.61 117 166 283 109 362 69 307 57 43 15.5 10.0 25.4
2 yrs TBL NHL 157 38 0.24 0.44 0.68 0.24 0.28 1.41 42 75 117 43 165 65 125 17 -9 7.5 2.5 10.0
Career NHL 640 132 0.21 0.34 0.56 0.21 0.32 1.56 159 241 400 152 527 134 432 74 34 23.0 12.4 35.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2006-07 22 DET NHL 18 3 2 5 -2 2 3 0 0 0 22 13.6 220 12:12
2007-08 23 DET NHL SC 22 5 6 11 7 2 5 0 0 0 39 12.8 74 367 16:40 104 94 52.5 14 4 10 1
2008-09 24 DET NHL 23 3 13 16 8 8 2 1 0 1 35 8.6 63 406 17:38 132 126 51.2 24 14 6 14
2009-10 25 DET NHL 12 4 5 9 1 6 2 2 0 0 33 12.1 55 223 18:34 16 18 47.1 13 2 1 7
2010-11 26 DET NHL 11 2 6 8 5 6 2 0 0 2 24 8.3 43 196 17:47 68 74 47.9 12 5 4 3
2011-12 27 DET NHL 5 0 2 2 -3 2 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 14 97 19:20 12 10 54.5 0 6 2 7
2012-13 28 DET NHL 14 2 4 6 -4 4 2 0 0 1 24 8.3 35 232 16:36 76 63 54.7 12 3 3 6
2013-14 29 TBL NHL 4 0 1 1 -4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 7 85 21:15 36 34 51.4 0 3 2 1
2014-15 30 TBL NHL 26 4 10 14 -6 4 2 2 0 1 31 12.9 51 500 19:13 206 187 52.4 15 7 14 9
Career NHL 1 135 23 49 72 2 34 18 5 0 5 222 10.4 364 2324 17:13 650 606 51.8 90 44 42 48

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 23 Detroit Red Wings NHL 22 307.0 318 225 58.6 -5.5 252 178 58.6 -6.6 8.0 94.0 102.0 58.1 41.9
2008-09 24 Detroit Red Wings NHL 23 345.6 369 297 55.4 -0.5 280 235 54.4 -0.9 9.1 94.2 103.3 50.9 49.1
2009-10 25 Detroit Red Wings NHL 12 170.8 180 135 57.1 6.3 136 103 56.9 9.6 10.0 90.9 100.9 41.5 58.5
2010-11 26 Detroit Red Wings NHL 11 149.9 170 152 52.8 -7.3 138 110 55.6 -4.2 10.6 93.7 104.3 42.3 57.7
2011-12 27 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 76.9 73 53 57.9 -8.4 57 37 60.6 -7.5 2.3 86.2 88.5 60.0 40.0
2012-13 28 Detroit Red Wings NHL 14 196.3 161 200 44.6 -9.5 127 165 43.5 -9.7 6.3 92.3 98.6 39.5 60.5
2013-14 29 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 67.2 65 67 49.2 0.6 41 55 42.7 -5.2 0.0 90.9 90.9 45.0 55.0
2014-15 30 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 26 378.8 336 348 49.1 0.2 244 262 48.2 -1.3 7.7 90.4 98.0 44.1 55.9
6 yrs NHL 5 1246.6 1271 1062 54.5 -3.7 990 828 54.5 -3.4 8.4 92.9 101.3 48.5 51.5
2 yrs NHL 4 446.0 401 415 49.1 0.2 285 317 47.3 -1.9 6.6 90.4 97.0 44.2 55.8
Career NHL 22 1692.5 1672 1477 53.1 -2.7 1275 1145 52.7 -3.0 8.0 92.2 100.2 47.2 52.8

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2000-01 16 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 31 18 29 47 4
2000-01 16 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 0 1 1 0
2001-02 17 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 1 0 1 1 0
2001-02 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 40 8 15 23 14
2001-02 17 Finland WJ18-A 8 4 6 10 5 2 4 0 0 1
2002-03 18 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 35 16 37 53 14
2002-03 18 Finland WJC-A 6 0 1 1 2
2003-04 19 Suomi U20 Finland-2 1 0 0 0 2
2003-04 19 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 49 5 13 18 6
2003-04 19 Finland WJC-A 7 4 5 9 2
2004-05 20 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 55 10 20 30 20
2005-06 21 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 74 20 51 71 23 30 14 5 1 4 132 15.2
2006-07 22 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 3 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 6 33.3
2009-10 25 Finland Olympics 6 3 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0
2011-12 27 Finland WC-A 10 4 6 10 1 6 2 2 0 0
2012-13 28 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 16 6 9 15 6
Career 2 Seasons AHL 77 22 53 75 25 32 16 5 1 4 138 15.9
Career 3 Seasons Fin-Jr. 76 24 53 77 28
Career 2 Seasons Fin-U18 32 18 30 48 4
Career 3 Seasons Finland 120 21 42 63 32
Career 1 Season Finland-2 1 0 0 0 2
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 3 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WC-A 10 4 6 10 1 6 2 2 0 0
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 8 4 6 10 5 2 4 0 0 1
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 13 4 6 10 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2000-01 16 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 6 4 4 8 0
2001-02 17 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 8 4 9 13 2
2001-02 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 0 0 0 0
2002-03 18 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 11 4 10 14 4
2004-05 20 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 12 5 6 11 2
2005-06 21 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 16 7 9 16 -4 4 5 2 0 1 27 25.9
Career 1 Season AHL 16 7 9 16 -4 4 5 2 0 1 27 25.9
Career 2 Seasons Fin-Jr. 12 4 10 14 4
Career 2 Seasons Fin-U18 14 8 13 21 2
Career 1 Season Finland 12 5 6 11 2
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2010 FIN 3 0 1 0 8 9
Car 3 0 1 0 8 9

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Valtteri Filppula 7.9 6.8 4.3 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.1 1.6 1.6 0.1
Radim Vrbata 91.9 7.0 4.4 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.4
Mike Krushelnyski 91.9 8.0 5.0 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.2
Carl Liscombe 90.8 6.4 3.6 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.1 0.4
Keith Acton 90.2 7.3 3.9 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.4 0.0
Clint Smith 89.5 5.4 4.6 2.7 2.5 2.4 1.2 0.2
Stu Barnes 89.2 8.3 4.3 3.3 3.2 3.0 1.4 0.9
Shayne Corson 88.9 6.9 4.4 4.1 3.5 2.6 1.6 -0.2
Rick Hampton 88.9 8.0 5.4 3.7 3.5 2.9 0.2
Dirk Graham 87.8 6.3 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.0 1.2 0.1
Red Beattie 86.6 5.3 3.6 2.8 2.7 2.3 1.6 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Valtteri Filppula 7.9 6.8 4.3 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.1 1.6 1.6 0.1
Rick Hampton 88.9 8.0 5.4 3.7 3.5 2.9 0.2
Jim McFadden 86.6 5.8 5.7 3.2 3.2 2.8 1.7 0.3
Jan Hlavac 86.0 6.9 4.7 3.5 3.0 2.0 1.2
Bill Touhey 84.0 4.2 3.4 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.0 -0.3
Wojtek Wolski 83.9 7.6 5.2 5.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8 0.4
Danny Lewicki 83.9 6.5 4.4 3.8 3.2 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.0
Paul Haynes 83.5 5.8 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.0 0.4 0.4 0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4
Red Beattie 83.5 5.3 3.6 2.8 2.7 2.3 1.6 0.2 0.0 -0.7
Devin Setoguchi 83.3 8.4 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.4 1.9 -0.6
Stephan Lebeau 82.9 7.0 5.4 4.3 2.6 2.1 2.0 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 21, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), September 21, 2012.

July 5, 2013: Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 5, 2013.

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