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Valtteri Filppula

  1. So, who else could jump from the KHL to NHL?

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Alex Burmistrov

    It’s been a hot topic recently.

  2. Lightning send Purcell to Oilers, briefly acquire Gagner (Update)

    Jun 29, 2014, 9:16 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v San Jose Sharks

    Update: Gagner could even be headed to Phoenix.

  3. Lightning re-sign Killorn to two-year deal

    Jun 19, 2014, 9:48 AM EDT

    Alex Killorn

    He scored 17 goals this season in Tampa.

  4. Miikka Kiprusoff is the second-most misspelled name in sports

    May 29, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

    Miikka Kiprusoff

    Think I got it spelled right there, though.

  5. ‘There’s always the temptation of July 1,’ says Callahan’s agent

    May 15, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

    Ryan Callahan

    But Tampa Bay “made a very good case for itself,” says Steve Bartlett.

  6. Lightning’s Filppula, Palat expected to return for Game 1

    Apr 16, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT

    Ondrej Palat, Valtteri Filppula

    Tampa Bay’s top-six would have been in trouble without them.

  7. Lightning sign GM Yzerman to four-year extension

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    yzerman tampa

    “I am very pleased that Steve has elected to be our leader for the next several years,” said owner Jeff Vinik.

  8. Detroit says Weiss ‘not getting better,’ likely done for year

    Apr 4, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

    Stephen Weiss

    He underwent sports hernia surgery on Dec. 23.

  9. Cooper praises Tampa’s ‘junkyard dog power play’

    Mar 27, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

    BoltsPPGetty

    No word if it’s in a heated feud with Ted DiBiase.

  10. Selanne: Olympics were Granlund’s ‘business card’ to show the world

    Feb 24, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT

    SelanneGranlund

    “He’s going to have a great career ahead.”

  11. Teemu Selanne is the 2014 Winter Olympics MVP

    Feb 23, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

    Finland forward Teemu Selanne celebrates with teammates after receiving their bronze medals after defeating the USA 5-0 in the men's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    He led a battered Finnish squad to a bronze medal in his final Olympics.

  12. Just Finn, baby: Finland medals again, routs U.S. for bronze

    Feb 22, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

    Finland

    Becoming the first country to medal four times since NHLers began Olympic participation.

  13. Stamkos: ‘Maybe I wasn’t as far along as I thought’

    Feb 21, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

    Steven Stamkos

    Returning from a broken leg is tough work.

  14. Selanne: Finns were ‘one step behind the whole game’

    Feb 21, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 21: Teemu Selanne #8 of Finland looks on during the Men's Ice Hockey Semifinal Playoff against Sweden on Day 14 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    They entered the semifinals a worn and battered team.

  15. Here are your Olympic semifinal matchups

    Feb 19, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: Teemu Selanne #8 of Finland skates during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Russia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    We got a pair of old gold medal rematches ahead of us.

  16. Once again, Finns ‘find a way’ to achieve Olympic success

    Feb 19, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT

    SelanneGranlund

    Three-time medalists continue to get it done.

  17. Dream dashed: Russia’s Olympic tournament over with loss to Finland

    Feb 19, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

    RussiaFinland

    A disappointing result for the host country… to say the least.

  18. Selanne on loss to Canada: ‘We realized we can beat these guys’

    Feb 16, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

    Teemu Selanne

    They earned a bye into the quarterfinals despite injuries.

  19. Suomi setback: Finland loses Barkov (lower body) for Olympics

    Feb 15, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT

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    Barkov

    Huge blow for a team already without the services of Valtteri Filppula and Mikko Koivu.

  20. Undefeated Finland still underdogs vs. Canada, says head coach Westerlund

    Feb 14, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT

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    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 14: Olli Maatta #3 of Finland celebrates with teammates after a goal in the third period against Norway during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group B game on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    How much does two blowouts against lower ranked teams mean?

  21. Finns continue offensive onslaught, rout Norway 6-1

    Feb 14, 2014, 2:21 PM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 13: Olli Maatta #3 of Finland celebrates with teammate Olli Jokinen #12 after scoring a goal in the first period against Bernhard Starkbaum #29 of Austria during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group B game on day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    That’s 14 goals in two games.

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