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Valtteri Filppula  #51

NUMBER: 51 BIRTHDATE: March 20, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Vantaa, Finland
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: DET / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (95th overall)
- Has posted 11 points (one goal, 10 assists) over his past 11 games - Collected a pair of assists and was a +2 on Feb. 15 at SJS - Ranks second on the Lightning among forwards for average TOI (18:59) - Ranks first on the Bolts for power-play assists with 14 - Tied his career-high with three assists on Oct. 30 vs. PHI
Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), September 21, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 5, 2013.
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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury