|Hometown:||Grand Ledge, Mich.|
|High School:||Grand Ledge|
|Team:||Mahoning Valley (NAHL)|
Junior (2009-10 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . One of the team's fastest skaters . . . Effective penalty-kill performer due to his overall speed . . . Versatile . . . Can play at any of the four forward lines . . . Has the unique ability to compliment linemates on any line . . . Capable forechecker . . . Hampered with various injuries a season ago . . . Should be a solid contributor if injury free . . . Career Statistics.
Sophomore (2008-09 Season): Totaled one point (goal) in 17 outings . . . Skated in team's first 11 contests of the season . . . Tallied lone lamplighter (unassisted) in league home decision over Lake Superior State (11/1) . . . Recorded four shots to go with a season-best two blocked shots versus Lake Superior State (11/1) . . . Notched a season-high five shots and a plus two efficiency rating in non-league series finale at Robert Morris (10/18) . . . Suffered a season-ending injury in Vermont's Sheraton/TD Banknorth Catamount Cup semifinal matchup versus St. Lawrence (1/2) . . . A FSU Dean's Academic Award honoree . . . Game-By-Game Statistics.
Freshman (2007-08 Season): Ranked in a ninth-place tie among FSU's leading points producers and registered the fourth highest points total among the Bulldog freshmen . . . Achieved CCHA Rookie of the Week accolades (1/2) for his performance in helping Ferris State to the Toyota UConn Hockey Classic title . . . Tallied a second-period game-winning goal (first collegiate point) in a 2-1 triumph over Brown (12/29) and picked up an assist in a 5-0 win at host Connecticut (12/30) in the championship game of the Toyota UConn Hockey Classic . . . Notched a first-period short-handed marker at Bowling Green State (2/23) . . . A member of the Toyota UConn Hockey Classic All-Tournament Team . . . Concluded the season with a point in five of his final eight appearances . . . Scored a goal in back-to-back CCHA outings on two occasions - (1/25-26) versus Western Michigan and (2/23-29) in road affairs at Bowling Green State (2/23) and Michigan (2/29) . . . Produced a lamplighter against Alaska (1/11), at Notre Dame (2/8), versus Miami (2/16), and at Notre Dame (3/15) in the quarterfinal round of the CCHA Tournament . . . Compiled a month-high five points (4-1=5) in nine February contests . . . Amassed eight points (5-3=8) in a contest's opening period.
High School/Juniors: Played for the Mahoning Valley (Boardman, Ohio) Phantoms of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) in the 2006-07 season . . . Coached by Bob Mainhardt . . . Amassed 44 points on 24 goals with 20 assists in 52 outings in the 2006-07 campaign as the Phantoms won the NAHL North Division crown with a 47-14-1 overall ledger . . . Ranked ninth among squad's leading points producers and his 24 markers was fourth most on the team . . . Placed tied for 48th on the 2006-07 NAHL points leaders list . . . Produced five short-handed goals along with one power-play and one game-winning lamplighter apiece in 2006-07 . . . Scored nine goals and had four helpers for 13 points in 10 2006-07 NAHL playoff appearances as Mahoning Valley notched a 9-1 mark and were national tourney finalists . . . Member of two-time Midget AAA State champions . . . Participated 10 years in AAA Midwest Elite Hockey League . . . Played four years on USA Selects and garnered MVP honors on the USA Selects U-15 Team . . . A 2007 graduate of Grand Ledge (Mich.) High School.
Personal: Born 9/1/88 in Lansing, Mich. . . . Son of Michael and Michelle (Mazzei) Fillinger . . . His father is a sales manager and mother is a senior account executive . . . Has two older sisters . . . Mother is a Ferris State alumnus and played tennis for the Bulldogs . . . Most of his aunts and uncles attended Ferris State . . . Likes working on cars and auto transactions . . . FSU Letters: Two . . . Shoots: Left . . . Majoring in construction management.