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5 Quick Facts on Valtteri Filppula

Friday, 07.5.2013 / 5:20 PM ET / Features
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5 Quick Facts on Valtteri Filppula
Get to know the new center for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Valterri Filppula

Led all Detroit centers with a 55.4% face-off win percentage during the 2012-13 season and averaged 17:46 TOI per game.

Has played in 105 career Stanley Cup Playoff games and has 57 points (19 goals, 38 assists) in the post-season.

Valtteri Filppula has played in 105 career Stanley Cup playoff games and has scored 19 goals with 38 assists for 57 points

Scored five goals and dished out six assists in 2007-08 playoffs to help Detroit Red Wings capture Stanley Cup championship.

Played four NHL games in 2005-06 for Detroit Red Wings, who were captained by current Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman.

In 483 career NHL games, has scored 100 goals with 151 assists for 251 points to go along with a +43 plus/minus rating.