Valtteri Filppula has only three points in his last 16 games.
Valtteri Filppula will start out Thursday's game at center between Daniel Cleary and Damien Brunner.
Valtteri Filppula is having a hard time generating points this season.
Valtteri Filppula netted a power-play goal in Detroit's 4-2 defeat.
Valtteri Filppula and the Detroit Red Wings are still talking about a contract extension.
Valtteri Filppula can become an unrestricted free agent this summer and according to a report from Mlive.com, the two sides aren't close to a new contract.
Valtteri Filppula netted a power-play goal in his return from a shoulder injury.
Valtteri Filppula (shoulder) will return to the Detroit Red Wings' lineup on Wednesday.
Valtteri Filppula (shoulder) is probable for Wednesday's game.
Valtteri Filppula (shoulder) could return to action this week.
Amidst the injury troubles he has suffered through, Red Wings' Valtteri Filppula has struggled offensively this season.
Valtteri Filppula (shoulder) took part in Detroit's practice on Friday.
Valtteri Filppula (shoulder) is on the injured reserve list.
Coach Mike Babcock doesn't expect to have Valtteri Filppula return from his shoulder injury this week.