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Vancouver Canucks issue qualifying offer to Jake Virtanen

The Vancouver Canucks have issued a qualifying offer to Jake Virtanen, Bob Marjanovic has been told.

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Virtanen scored 18 goals and as many assists in 6 games with the Canucks last year. According to hockeyviz.com, he provided offence at seven percent above league average and defence at a three percent rate below league average.

Playing as a third liner, he posted a 49.29 CF%, a 47.91 xG% and a goals for rate of 47.69 percent.

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