Jake Virtanen

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Birthday
17, 1996
Birthplace
New Westminster, Canada
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1996 (age 22)
Birthplace
New Westminster, Canada

About

Sixth overall selection by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft who has represented Canada on the international level for Under-17, 18 and 20 competition.

Before Fame

He attended Yale Hockey Academy and played in the minor league for Abbotsford.

Trivia

He was selected first overall by the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League in 2011.

Family Life

His father Rainer is Finnish. He was born in New Westminster, British Columbia and spent a large portion of his childhood in Langley, British Columbia before residing in Abbotsford.

Associated With

His first NHL point came on an assist of a Derek Dorsett goal.