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Jake Virtanen

Post by micky107 » Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:39 pm

Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
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Post by rats19 » Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:45 pm

Well, wouldn't that be spectacular..... Hope his growth continues....hockey growth not waist growth :wink:
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:41 pm

Jake reminds me a bit of Adam Deadmarsh, but it would be great if he turns out to be more of an Owen Nolan. :D

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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Strangelove » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:14 pm

micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Hockey Widow » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:31 pm

Strangelove wrote:
micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
Great, I'll start calling him Jamie Virtanen. Jamie for short.
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Lancer » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:42 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Strangelove wrote:
micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
Great, I'll start calling him Jamie Virtanen. Jamie for short.
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Strangelove » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:46 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Strangelove wrote:
micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
Great, I'll start calling him Jamie Virtanen. Jamie for short.
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Hockey Widow » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:29 pm

Lancer wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote:
Strangelove wrote:
micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
Great, I'll start calling him Jamie Virtanen. Jamie for short.
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He graduated to 60 watt. With plenty of hope to make 100 watt if his good play continues. I'm fair that way.
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Lloyd Braun » Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:34 am

Yep. I'm preparing myself to eat crow over stuff I said earlier this season.

His possession game has steadily improved throughout the year, and he's starting to click offensively too. Remains to be seen what his ceiling is, but my opinion of him has changed dramatically over the last two months.

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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Topper » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:45 am

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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:17 pm

Strangelove wrote:
micky107 wrote:Jake Virtanen is starting to remind of Jamie Benn. He seems to have a similar game. Speed, passing, a shot, goes to the dirty areas and is a little mean. This could be great if he's brought along properly.
Agreed, nice first post! :thumbs:
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by RoyalDude » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:09 pm

Jake Virtanen scored two goals tonight in a 4-1 win, both shots, one a one timer snipe and one a seeing eye shot wrister snipe. Jake has been playing a lot better!
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by rats19 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:21 pm

RoyalDude wrote:Jake Virtanen scored two goals tonight in a 4-1 win, both shots, one a one timer snipe and one a seeing eye shot wrister snipe. Jake has been playing a lot better!
Jake and bake.... :rockin: :bounce: :towel:
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:10 pm

Kid Rock With a Haircut might get to third line AHL status this year. Keep on keeping on Kid Sweet home Abbotsford All Summer Long.
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Re: Jake Virtanen

Post by SKYO » Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:35 pm

I'm not going to defend this mufuka till I see and hope Virtanen do better over the long offseason, plus come to camp in tip top shape, he has all the trainers/money/cooking prep advice to be in elite shape by September.
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