Jesse Virtanen

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Jesse Virtanen
Born (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 (age 25)
Raumu, Finland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Färjestad BK
Playing career 2010–present

Jesse Virtanen (born 7 August 1991) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Färjestad BK in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Virtanen previously played the entirety of his youth and professional career with hometown club, Lukko of the Finnish Liiga.[1] At the completion of the 2016–17 season, his 8th in the Liiga, Virtanen opted for a new challenge in agreeing to a one-year deal with Swedish club, Färjestad BK, on April 26, 2017.[2]


  1. ^ "Lukko Rauma 2015-16 roster and scoring statistics". 2016-04-05. Retrieved 2016-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Farjestad recruits Jesse Virtanen" (in Swedish). Färjestad BK. 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2017-04-27. 

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