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Tony Virta

  • Position
    RW/C
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    192 lbs / 87 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

An all-around forward with a lot of experience. Can play any offensive position. Works hard and plays physically. Has a good defensive game and can play on both powerplay and penalty kill. (Matias Strozyk)

Family relations:
Son: Patrik Virta

Team Staff profile of Tony Virta also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1988-89 HPK U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 10 6 2 8 0 |
1989-90 HPK U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 17 1 16 17 40 |
1990-91 HPK U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 14 10 21 31 28 | Qualification 14 7 13 20 20
1991-92 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 22 14 19 33 66 | Relegation 13 10 12 22 48
HPK Liiga 23 1 2 3 0 -1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 10 |
1992-93 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 2 2 0 | Relegation 1 1 0 1 2
HPK Liiga 48 9 8 17 35 4 | Playoffs 12 1 0 1 0 -3
1993-94 HPK Liiga 47 17 16 33 50 -2 |
KLH Jindrichuv Hradec Czech Q - - - - - | Qualification 5 0 1 1 8 -6
Finland II (all) International 4 0 0 0 0 |
1994-95 HPK Liiga 43 9 24 33 75 2 |
1995-96 HPK “A” Liiga 48 15 19 34 12 1 | Playoffs 9 3 1 4 31 -8
1996-97 Frankfurt Lions DEL 48 13 13 26 40 | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 56
1997-98 TPS Liiga 48 17 15 32 26 17 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
1998-99 TPS Liiga 54 16 27 43 32 15 | Playoffs 10 6 6 12 8 3
1999-00 TPS Liiga 53 14 37 51 57 21 | Playoffs 11 2 7 9 6 2
Finland WC 9 1 1 2 0 0 |
2000-01 TPS Liiga 56 27 33 60 24 19 | Playoffs 10 2 5 7 6 2
Finland WC 9 2 6 8 2 3 |
2001-02 Minnesota Wild NHL 8 2 3 5 0 0 |
Houston Aeros AHL 67 25 33 58 29 3 | Playoffs 14 1 9 10 10 0
2002-03 Houston Aeros AHL 39 6 12 18 14 1 |
Södertälje SK SHL 5 2 1 3 31 -4 |
Finland WC 2 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2003-04 HPK “A” Liiga 55 18 20 38 81 -1 | Playoffs 8 0 3 3 6 0
Finland WC 7 0 1 1 0 2 |
2004-05 ZSC Lions NLA 40 9 14 23 12 | Playoffs 14 7 6 13 14
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 1 0 0 0 0 |
2005-06 Jokerit Liiga 36 7 12 19 48 -1 |
2006-07 Jokerit Liiga 26 5 10 15 18 6 | Playoffs 10 0 10 10 4 8
2007-08 Jokerit “A” Liiga 56 10 23 33 67 13 | Playoffs 14 1 6 7 10 -4
2008-09 HPK “C” Liiga 50 8 14 22 65 -5 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 6 1
2009-10 HPK Liiga 34 4 14 18 28 8 |
Leksands IF Allsvenskan 17 6 6 12 8 0 | Kvalserien SHL 10 3 3 6 12 -1
2010-11 Did not play |
2011-12 PaKa II-divisioona 1 2 4 6 2 |
2014-15 HauSi III-divisioona 3 2 10 12 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 TPS Euro HL 6 1 0 1 0 |
1999-00 TPS Euro HL 5 1 5 6 2 2 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0 -3
2003-04 Finland EHT 8 1 1 2 0 |
2005-06 Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2010-11 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2012-13 HPK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2015-16 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2016-17 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2017-18 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis Asst. Coach
2018-19 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis Asst. Coach
2019-20 Jokerit KHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 106 31 45 76 0.72 43 4 | 14 1 9 10 0.71 10 0
Allsvenskan 17 6 6 12 0.71 8 0 | 10 3 3 6 0.60 12 -1
Czech Q 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 5 0 1 1 0.20 8 -6
DEL 48 13 13 26 0.54 40 0 | 8 1 2 3 0.38 56 0
EHT 11 1 1 2 0.18 4 0 |
Euro HL 11 2 5 7 0.64 2 2 | 4 1 2 3 0.75 0 -3
II-divisioona 1 2 4 6 6.00 2 0 |
III-divisioona 3 2 10 12 4.00 0 0 |
International 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
Jr. A I-divisioona 41 17 39 56 1.37 68 0 | 14 7 13 20 1.43 20 0
Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0 | 1 1 0 1 1.00 2 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 22 14 19 33 1.50 66 0 | 13 10 12 22 1.69 48 0
Liiga 677 177 274 451 0.67 618 96 | 93 16 40 56 0.60 77 1
NHL 8 2 3 5 0.63 0 0 |
NLA 40 9 14 23 0.58 12 0 | 14 7 6 13 0.93 14 0
NLB 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
SHL 5 2 1 3 0.60 31 -4 |
WC 27 3 8 11 0.41 4 4 |
WJC-20 7 0 1 1 0.14 10 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/17/2014
10/17/2014 Confirmed No team HauSi
01/25/2012
01/25/2012 Confirmed No team PaKa
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