el.target : false; This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. The best NHL salary cap hit data, daily tracking, NHL news and projections at your fingertips. C.H.% : 3.13. } Virtanen had an arbitration hearing scheduled for October 28 that will no longer be … Brown has 142 points (59 goals, 83 assists) and 68 penalty minutes over 324 career NHL games with Toronto and Ottawa. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. “He treats me like his son,” he said of Myers, with a smile. Please enter your email address to reset your password. The Abbotsford native has signed a two-year deal, worth $2.55 million per season, the Canucks announced. Originally drafted sixth overall by Vancouver in 2014, Virtanen has played five seasons for his hometown team. /* send event with callback */ With the departure of Tyler Toffoli to the Montreal Canadiens, there appears to be an opportunity for Virtanen to play on one of the Canucks’ top two lines. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. If you don't see it please check your junk folder. When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. el = el.parentNode; The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Jake Virtanen to a two-year contract extension. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer. ); } With Virtanen signed, the Canucks now sit about $1.5 million over the salary cap according to CapFriendly.com. “I want to prove to my teammates that I can play up there, be consistent every night.”. if (!ga.hasOwnProperty("loaded") || ga.loaded != true) { Several Vancouver players made their first post-season appearances this year, including Virtanen. A restricted free agent, Virtanen had an arbitration hearing scheduled for next week, and would have had an interesting case to make after scoring 18 goals in 69 games. VAN announces 2x$2.55M extension for Jake Virtanen October 22, 2020, 10:38 AM | Zach Laing The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Jake Virtanen to a two-year contract extension. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. Jim Benning ticked another item off the list on Thursday, re-signing restricted free agent Jake Virtanen to a two-year deal with an average annual value of $2.55 million. Chris Tanev and Jacob Markstrom both signed with the Calgary Flames while Troy Stecher signed with the Detroit Red Wings. "He kind of treats me like his son, which is pretty cool, too," Virtanen said. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. /* HitCallback to open link in same window after tracker */ That said, the addition of Nate Schmidt makes the shape of the team’s top four defencemen a lot more dynamic. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Playing as a third liner, he posted a 49.29 CF%, a 47.91 xG% and a goals for rate of 47.69 percent.