Islanders sign veteran centre Valtteri Filppula to one-year deal

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Valtteri Filppula (51), of Finland. (Nick Wass/AP)

The New York Islanders have begun replenishing their centre depth, signing veteran Valtteri Filppula to a one-year contract, the team announced Sunday.

The 34-year-old posted 11 goals and 33 points for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2017-18, after stints with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings previously. He’s suited up for 876 NHL games in total, amassing 463 points in that span.

July 1, 2018

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Valtteri Filppula
Centre
AGE: 36

SIGNED BY
New York Islanders
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
N/A
TOTAL
N/A

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