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Jere Virolainen

Position: forward , center
Shoots: Left
Born: 2003-03-06 / Tampere
Height 186 cm
Weight 86 kg
Team: Tappara
  • 2019-04-06 at JYP - Tappara, U16 by Lassi Alanen

    After spending the majority of the season with Tappara’s U18 team, Virolainen had a monster performance in the U16 bronze medal game against JYP. He ended up scoring a hat-trick, adding two primary assists and also had a chance for a fourth goal, but missed the empty net.

    Virolainen is a big-bodied center with excellent offensive instincts. He didn’t need to show high-end skills or shot to score his goals, but rather he was always in the right place at the right time. Virolainen played a methodical two-way game and looked ok defensively despite taking two penalties and causing a penalty shot. Virolainen used his opportunities clinically in the offensive zone and also made good passes in transitions. His skating didn’t necessarily wow me, but his stick-handling skills looked good.

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2014-2015 Finland Selects U12WSI U127 2 35 6|        
 2015-2016 Finland Selects U13WSI U137 6 612 0|        
 2017-2018 Tappara U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q23 24 2650 22|        
  Tappara U16Jr. C SM-sarja18 10 1121 14|Playoffs3 0 55
  Tappara U17Jr. B2 SM-sarja1 0 11 0|Playoffs2 1 12
 2018-2019 Tappara U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q4 10 717 4|        
  Tappara U16Jr. C SM-sarja6 7 714 8|Playoffs3 4 48
  Tappara U18Jr. B SM-sarja40 13 1629 48|Playoffs3 1 01
  Finland U16 (all)International-Jr10 0 55 4|        
 2019-2020 Tappara U18Jr. B SM-sarja- - -- -|        
  Finland U17 (all)International-Jr3 1 01 0|        

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