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VALTTERI FILPPULA RUMORS

GIF: Valtteri Filppula’s Game 53 Goal

Give Val space, and he won’t waste it. #TBLvsMTL pic.twitter.com/J6hyR0IiQN — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) February 10, 2016 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Haas: Veterans Filppula, Callahan, Carle Weigh on Bolts

This season has been rife with injuries and growing pains with the playoffs a serious question mark just one year after reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. While regression is normal, it’s insane that this team is only on pace to score 207 goals this season. That’s a 21% decrease! For a team so reliant on its youth, the Tampa Bay Lightning need veteran leadership more than ever...
Via Lightning Shout
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

GIF: Valtteri Filppula’s Game 23 Winning Shootout Goal

Filppula shootout winner pic.twitter.com/c4Qh7OGRzH — Stephanie (@myregularface) November 26, 2015 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Valtteri Filppula bangs home short-handed goal as Lightning stop streaking Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Valtteri Filppula scored a short-handed goal to snap a tie late in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the New York Rangers' nine-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Thursday night.In their first meeting since Tampa Bay beat the Rangers in Game 7 of last season's Eastern Conference final, Filppula scored with 1:05 to play off a 2-on-1 pass from...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Valtteri Filppula’s Game 21 Shorthanded, Game Winning Goal

Filppula shorthanded goal, 2-1 Lightning late in the 3rd pic.twitter.com/tUO1POof2g — Stephanie (@myregularface) November 20, 2015 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Incredible billboard for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Valtteri Filppula has a pretty hard shot. How hard is it? Enough to blaze across a highway and rip another billboard in two. As seen on Reddit Hockey, Filppula is on one side of the highway taking a slapper. The Tampa Bay Lightning also purchased a billboard on the other side of the road with a phony company’s ad being torn apart by the puck. Awesome concept and execution. Wonder...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Valtteri Filppula may play professional tennis

While most hockey players are enjoying their time off during the summer by playing golf or fishing, Valtteri Filppula has been playing tennis. Word is that the NHL forward is pretty good and has thought about turning pro. As seen in a report from the Helsinki Times, Filppula has been thinking about competing in some C-Class tennis competitions while the NHL is adjourned for the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Valtteri Filppula to miss Olympics with ankle injury

TAMPA, Fla. -- A day after Steven Stamkos failed to receive medical clearance to compete in the Winter Olympics, another member of the Tampa Bay Lightning will miss out on the festivities. The team announced Friday that center Valtteri Filppula sustained a non-displaced fracture of his right ankle in Thursday night's loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Filppula, who was scheduled to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Valtteri Filppula making Lightning into bona fide contender

BRANDON, Fla. -- After another practice during a seamless transition, Valtteri Filppula tried to explain why his new environment has become a fast fit. This was early Friday afternoon, a little more than 12 hours after the Tampa Bay Lightning center recorded an assist in a shootout loss to the New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Times Forum. The point added to a streak of eight goals...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Filppula scores 2 in final moments as Bolts edge Isles in shootout

Valtteri Filppula scored twice in the final 3 minutes of regulation and then converted in the shootout to rally the Tampa Bay Lightning past the skidding New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night. Nikita Kucherov also connected in the shootout as the Lightning handed New York its 13th loss in 14 games (1-9-4). The only Islanders victory during that stretch came in a shootout last...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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