Detroit Red Wings
Clear Bag Policy Follow @DetroitRedWings on Twitter! Follow the Red Wings on Facebook! Follow @DetroitRedWings on Instagram! Follow OfficialDRW on Snapchat! Get Red Wings Email Updates Get Red Wings Text Updates Get the Detroit Red Wings Official Mobile App

  • RSS

BY THE NUMBERS: Valtteri Filppula

Monday, 08.15.2011 / 12:00 AM ET / News
By Dave Burke  - Intern
Share with your Friends

BY THE NUMBERS: Valtteri Filppula
By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2010-11 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on forward Valtteri Filppula.


The number of game-winning goals scored: Oct. 19 at Chicago; Nov. 5 at Edmonton; Nov. 26 at Columbus; Nov. 28 vs. Columbus; and Jan. 26 vs. New Jersey.


Played in his 300th career regular-season game at Calgary Nov. 3. The Wings pulled out a 2-1 win, and Filppula had a plus-2 rating.


Games missed with a lower body injury, but then returned when the Wings took on the Sabres in Buffalo in a 3-2 win.  Filppula was a plus one in the game.


Career assists for Filppula.  He collected it in the season finale against Chicago in the 4-3 win, assisting on Drew Miller's third period goal.


His 13.9 shooting percentage was third best among regulars on the Red Wings only behind Pavel Datsyuk (16.8) and Tomas Holmstrom (14.4).


Filppula has quickly become known around the league as a very deft defensive forward and showed it once again with 50 takeaways for the Red Wings, third only to Zetterberg (54) and Datsyuk (71). is the official Web site of the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit Red Wings and are trademarks of the Detroit Red Wings. NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark NHL Winter Classic are registered trademarks and Original Six is a trademark of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Detroit Red Wings and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.
© NHL 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Advertise/SponsorshipsOlympia Entertainment | Code of Conduct | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Employment | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Site Map