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Finland Marko Virtala

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Last added: Ludwig Höglind
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Brady Shaw 21 14 21 35
2. Adam Helewka 21 13 16 29
3. Matt Bradley 20 14 13 27
4. Tyler Coulter 21 14 11 25
5. Mitch Hults 20 6 18 24
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
W/C
Age
37
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
172 lbs / 78 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Highlights
1-time Liiga Champion 1

Virtala is a typical utility forward capable of playing both as a center and as a winger. Lacks in size and finds himself in trouble along the boards and in front of the goal. Uses his agility and fast skating to avoid being hit. Has a good work ethic and is willing to play in any role. Lacks offensive flair and skill at taking faceoffs, which diminish his offensive potential. Best suited as a bottom-six forward. (EP 2014)

Brother: Teemu Virtala

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Lukko U16 U16 SM-sarja 14 7 5 12 10 - | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -
2001-02 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 17 5 3 8 14 - |
2002-03 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 25 14 9 23 46 - |
Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 6 1 2 3 0 2 |
2003-04 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 41 6 5 11 6 -21 |
2004-05 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 38 15 15 30 20 12 |
2005-06 Lukko U20 “C” U20 SM-liiga 38 15 19 34 6 -5 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 0 2
2006-07 Hokki Mestis 32 6 10 16 0 14 | 12 7 3 10 2 5
2007-08 Hokki Mestis 42 16 30 46 10 5 | Playoffs 12 2 10 12 2 6
Lukko SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
2008-09 Lukko SM-liiga 47 4 3 7 6 -4 | Relegation 7 2 1 3 8 -1
2009-10 Lukko SM-liiga 24 1 6 7 35 2 |
TPS SM-liiga 18 2 2 4 4 3 | Playoffs 15 3 7 10 2 9
2010-11 TPS “C” SM-liiga 56 3 13 16 16 -4 |
2011-12 TPS SM-liiga 52 6 10 16 22 -12 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -3
2012-13 TPS SM-liiga 43 7 6 13 12 -13 |
2013-14 TPS Liiga 59 8 11 19 4 -10 |
2014-15 TPS “C” Liiga 54 5 5 10 14 -9 |
2015-16 Arlan Kokshetau Kazakhstan 53 23 24 47 22 32 | Playoffs 17 3 6 9 6 -1
2016-17 Gentofte Stars Denmark 43 16 14 30 26 0 | Playoffs 16 5 5 10 6 6
2017-18 Gentofte Stars Denmark 49 15 31 46 38 15 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 4 -1
2018-19 Pustertal/Val Pusteria AlpsHL 25 5 25 30 6 23 | Playoffs 16 3 4 7 6 6
2019-20 Rødovre Mighty Bulls Denmark 44 15 17 32 18 - |
2020-21 Kaltern/Caldaro Italy2 13 5 18 23 8 - | Playoffs 14 5 4 9 18 -
Gherdëina AlpsHL 5 1 2 3 4 -3 |
2021-22 Brest France2 25 11 25 36 5 21 | Playoffs 12 4 10 14 13 5
2022-23 Kaltern/Caldaro Italy2 11 9 14 23 6 - |
2022-23 Italian stats powered by Powerhockey
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 TPS ET 8 1 0 1 16 - | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 2 -
2011-12 TPS ET 8 0 0 0 2 - |
2012-13 TPS ET 3 1 1 1 0 - |
2013-14 TPS ET 8 0 4 4 2 - |
2014-15 TPS “C” Champions HL 8 0 3 3 2 5 |
2015-16 Arlan Kokshetau Kazakhstan Cup 5 1 2 3 2 6 |
2016-17 Gentofte Stars Danish Cup 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2021-22 Brest French Cup 2 1 0 1 2 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AlpsHL 2 30 6 27 33 1.10 10 20 | 1 16 3 4 7 0.44 6 6
Champions HL 1 8 0 3 3 0.38 2 5 | 0
Danish Cup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
Denmark 3 136 46 62 108 0.79 82 15 | 2 19 7 6 13 0.68 10 5
ET 4 27 2 5 6 0.22 20 - | 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 2 -
France2 1 25 11 25 36 1.44 5 21 | 1 12 4 10 14 1.17 13 5
French Cup 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 2 - | 0
Italy2 2 24 14 32 46 1.92 14 - | 1 14 5 4 9 0.64 18 -
Kazakhstan 1 53 23 24 47 0.89 22 32 | 1 17 3 6 9 0.53 6 -1
Kazakhstan Cup 1 5 1 2 3 0.60 2 6 | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 8 354 36 56 92 0.26 113 -47 | 3 24 5 8 13 0.54 12 5
Mestis 2 74 22 40 62 0.84 10 19 | 1 24 9 13 22 0.92 4 11
U16 SM-sarja 1 14 7 5 12 0.86 10 - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
U18 SM-sarja 2 42 19 12 31 0.74 60 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 4 123 37 41 78 0.63 32 -12 | 1 9 2 3 5 0.56 0 2
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Agility
15
Speed
14
Shooting Accuracy
14
Acceleration
14
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/10/2022
08/10/2022 Confirmed Brest Kaltern/Caldaro
06/13/2021
06/13/2021 Confirmed Kaltern/Caldaro Brest
09/26/2020
09/26/2020 Confirmed Rødovre Mighty Bulls Kaltern/Caldaro
07/03/2019
07/03/2019 Confirmed Pustertal/Val Pusteria Rødovre Mighty Bulls
05/12/2018
05/12/2018 Confirmed Gentofte Stars Pustertal/Val Pusteria
06/21/2017
06/21/2017 Extension Gentofte Stars Gentofte Stars
05/20/2016
05/20/2016 Confirmed Arlan Kokshetau Gentofte Stars
08/12/2015
08/12/2015 Confirmed TPS Arlan Kokshetau
05/05/2014
05/05/2014 Extension TPS TPS
11/28/2012
11/28/2012 Extension TPS TPS
02/24/2012
02/24/2012 Extension TPS TPS
03/10/2011
03/10/2011 Extension TPS TPS
01/31/2010
01/31/2010 Confirmed Lukko TPS
04/20/2009
04/20/2009 Extension Lukko Lukko
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