The Rumors and Speculation Thread #6
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06-18-2013, 04:23 PM
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Any word on whether we have shown any interest in Valtteri Filppula? I think he'd be a perfect LW on a line with Schenn and Simmonds. He'd provide much-needed skill and can rely on Schenn and Simmonds to do the mucking and grinding on that line.
He had a disappointing 2012-13 season, but he was fantastic last season and should command somewhere between $4.5m and $5.5m for 4-5 years. Still, I think we are still struggling to fill the offensive whole that left when JVR and Jagr were let go.
I have thought the same thing. I like Filppula's game a lot. I just think another team will be able to pay him more. The Flyers should definitely take a look at him if possible, though.
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