Canucks GM Jim Benning likes what he is seeing from the sixth selection in last year's NHL draft through the first half of the World Juniors tournament.
First round pick Jake Virtanen will no be allowed any contact until the middle of October because of off-season shoulder surgery.
Jake Virtanen (shoulder) hasn't been able to participate in the rookie tournament.
Canucks prospect Jake Virtanen updated the status of his recovery from shoulder surgery on Thursday, saying that he is really happy with his progress so far.
Jake Virtanen (shoulder) isn't participating in contract drills at training camp for the WHL's Calgary Hitmen.
Jake Virtanen has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Vancouver Canucks.
Jake Virtanen has been picked by the Vancouver Canucks with the sixth overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.