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Finland Marko Virtala
#27 Brest / France2 - 21/22
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Database: 890 768 players
Last added: Emyle Corbeil
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrik Svitana 11 4 13 17
2. Marek Tvrdon 10 4 12 16
3. Samuel Bucek 10 9 6 15
4. Samuel Takac 10 4 11 15
5. Dávid Skokan 9 7 7 14
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
W/C
Age
36
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
172 lbs / 78 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time SM-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 2 0 3 3 0 2 |
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 - - - - - |
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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 2 0 3 3 1.50 0 2 | 0
French Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Italy2 1 13 5 18 23 1.77 8 - | 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
SM-liiga (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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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Teemu Virtala (F) 2002-2021 10 Arlan Kokshetau, Gentofte Stars, Hokki, Kaltern/Caldaro, Lukko U20, Pustertal/Val Pusteria, Rødovre Mighty Bulls
Ville-Vesa Vainiola (F) 2000-2015 9 Hokki, Lukko, Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20, TPS
Markus Nordlund (D) 2000-2011 9 Lukko, Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20, TPS
Otto Honkaheimo (D) 2000-2010 9 Lukko, Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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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