BY THE NUMBERS: Valtteri Filppula
By The Numbers highlights the Detroit Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2009-10 season. Each week, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on center Valtteri Filppula.
Point came on an assist October 29,2009 against the Edmonton Oilers in a 5-6 loss at Rexall Place in Edmonton.
Games missed after suffering a broken wrist on October 29, 2009. It occurred during the second period against the Oilers at Rexall Place. In Filppula's absence, the Red Wings went 14-12.
Plus/Minus rating in Red Wings' wins, compiling five goals and 20 assists. He was a minus-16 in losses, scoring six goals with five assists.
Number of career multi-point games achieved on March 22, 2010 in a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena. Filppula had a goal and an assist in the victory.
Points recorded in the final 19 games (5-8--13), helping the Red Wings secure the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
His scoring percentage against 20 NHL teams that he faced, scoring two or more points against 11 opponents, including four-point efforts against St. Louis, Vancouver and Washington.