F - VAN
Jake Virtanen scored a late third period goal to give the Canucks a 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets Tuesday night.
It was Virtanen's tenth goal of the season. He has the most significant value in leagues that utilize SOG —Virtanen is second on the Canucks with 74.
Jake Virtanen scored two goals as the Canucks defeated the Blackhawks 4-2 Wednesday night.
The scarcely-owned Virtanen is now third on Vancouver with five goals and two assists to start the year. Virtanen is worth keeping tabs on as a potential sleeper. The 22-year-old is an elite skater with a deceptive shot.
It was an empty netter, but it's still his second goal of the season. He also added an assist on a Markus Granlund goal.
The 2014 6th overall pick has yet to realize the potential that got him drafted so highly. Nontheless, he's off to a solid start with 3 points in 4 games. As long as he's averaging a mere 12 minutes of ice time, he can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Jake Virtanen scores the second Canucks goal. It was his tenth goal of the season.
He is still young but 34 points in 139 career games is not a huge fantasy impact for a winger.
Jake Virtanen recorded an assist on the third Canucks goal. They won 5-4.
He is still young but 33 points in 137 career games is not a huge fantasy impact for a winger.