Former Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Champion Valtteri Filppula finds new home

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According to multiple reports, former Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Champion Valtteri Filppula has found a new home. Reports are that Filppula has signed with Genève-Servette HC of the Swiss National League. Filppula, who is 37, spent 10 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings during his time in the NHL. NATIONAL LEAGUE | NHL forward … Read more

Luke Glendening makes Jeremy Davies turtle after cheap shot on Valtteri Filppula [VIDEO]

If there’s one constant regarding hockey players, it’s that they look out for their teammates, and respond when one is the victim of a questionable hit. Nashville Predators defenseman Jeremy Davies hit Detroit Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula awkwardly against the team bench, causing the veteran to fall to the ice in pain. What’s worse, … Read more

Red Wings score 3 goals in 3 minutes against Lightning [VIDEO]

It’s an Easter miracle! The Detroit Red Wings appear well on their way to breaking a streak of futility in Tampa Bay, taking a 4-0 lead into the 3rd period against the Lightning. What led them there? Following captain Dylan Larkin’s late 1st period tally to give them the lead, Detroit tacked three more goals … Read more

Steve Yzerman cuts Detroit Red Wings veteran Valtteri Filppula

According to reports, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has made the decision to cut veteran Valtteri Filppula. If Filppula clears waivers (Thursday at noon), the Red Wings could assign him to the taxi squad if they want to. On waivers: Simon (CAL), Filppula (DET), Geertsen (NYR) — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 3, 2021 Filppula, … Read more

Robby Fabbri breaks the ice against the Predators [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to get back into the win column against the Nashville Predators, and so far, they’re off to a good start. Forward Robby Fabbri scored his fourth goal of the season, burying the puck past goaltender Pekka Rinne at 4:59 of the first period. Valtteri Filppula took a cross ice … Read more

Three Red Wings players who could be dealt by GM Steve Yzerman

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It’s no secret that the Detroit Red Wings aren’t exactly playoff contenders once again this season. Despite a moderate 2-2 start to the season, they’ve only won a single game since. Of course, the fact that several players have missed extended periods of time due to COVID-19 protocols and injuries haven’t helped things. Needless to … Read more

7 different Dallas Stars score in win over Red Wings, who drop 4th straight

It was the road trip from hell for the Detroit Red Wings. After two disappointing setbacks against the previously winless Chicago Blackhawks in the Windy City, they’ve followed that up with two straight losses at the hands of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Arena. Tonight’s edition was a 7-3 loss that saw goaltender Jonathan … Read more

Valtteri Filppula scores easiest goal of career to put Detroit Red Wings on scoresheet [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings are right back in the thick of things in the second period against the Dallas Stars. Veteran forward Valtteri Filppula buried his first goal of the season, and they won’t come much easier than that. Troy Stecher‘s shot from the point deflected off bodies in front, and came right to Filppula … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings shut out Penguins in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals (VIDEO)

Our Game of the Day series continues as we look back to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, during which the Detroit Red Wings would ultimately emerge with their 11th championship in team history. Game 2 saw Detroit’s second consecutive shutout of the Penguins with a 3-0 win. Brad Stuart, Tomas Holmstrom, and Valtteri Filppula all … Read more

Red Wings feature five players with NHL’s worst plus/minus rating

Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou is on track to make NHL history, and not in a good way. During tonight’s game vs. the Montreal Canadiens, his plus/minus rating fell to a jaw-dropping -45, the worst in the NHL. Embed from Getty Images Unfortunately, a couple of his teammates helped him round out the final … Read more

Video tribute for Detroit Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula’s 1,000th game

The Detroit Red Wings always take care of their own! Veteran forward Valtteri FIlppula, currently in his second tour of duty with the Red Wings, was honored prior to tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers with a special video tribute. Several of his former teammates had messages for him, and he and his family was … Read more

Red Wings honor Valtteri Filppula for playing in 1,000th game

Detroit Red Wings forward Valtterri Filppula debuted for the team back in December of 2005, and his career has come full circle. The 2008 Stanley Cup champion elected to return to the Red Wings after several years away from the Motor City following his departure in 2013, and he’s skating in his 1,000th career game … Read more

Report: Don’t expect any major moves from Steve Yzerman….yet

When legendary former captain Steve Yzerman returned to the Detroit Red Wings as general manager this past April, fans immediately began to opine for the same kind of bold moves that he made while general manager of the rival Tampa Bay Lightning. So far this offseason, other than the eyebrow-raising drafting of Moritz Seider with … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings sign Valtteri Filppula to two-year deal

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is bringing back an old face to the Red Wings lineup. Embed from Getty Images Forward Valtteri Filppula is returning to the Red Wings on a two-year deal. The #RedWings today signed center Valtteri Filppula to a 2-year contract. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2019 This … Read more

VIDEO: Mikael Samuelsson’s overtime winner vs. Blackhawks, 10 years later

This playoff run didn’t end the way we wanted (we shall not discuss that), but the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs provided plenty of memories for Detroit Red Wings fans! Embed from Getty Images The Red Wings matched up against their Original 6 rival Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009 Western Conference Finals. Following a 5-2 victory … Read more