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Filppula Gets His Money In Tampa

added 5:47pm,

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent center Valtteri Filppula (FIHL-poo-luh, VAL-tuhr-ee) to a five-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. 

“We are pleased to sign Valtteri to a five-year contract today,” Yzerman said.  “We feel he is an outstanding, all-around centerman who brings a winning pedigree to our organization. He fills a much-needed position for us at center and his skill, work ethic and character will make him a great addition to our team.  On behalf of the Lightning we’d like to welcome him to the organization.”

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SYF's avatar

And watch how the Wings can shut him down.  Sorry, Stevie, but man you overvalued the guy.

Posted by SYF from Alana Blanchard's Bikinis and Surfboards on 07/05/13 at 02:12 PM ET

RWBill's avatar

2 2 funny.

Posted by RWBill from Brush Street cruising with Super Creepy Rob Lowe. on 07/05/13 at 02:16 PM ET

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