Virtanen Placed on Leave by Canucks, NHL Stars of the Month, Robertson Rookie of the Month

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  • Robertson for the Calder!!!

    ShcabbyShcabbyPäivä sitten
  • Hockey Guy, your acceptance on the Simmonds fight goes only as far as to when the ref DIDN'T call an instigator penalty. If this is "the code", and EVERYONE knew that this was premeditated (and it OBVIOUSLY was; nothing on the play led to Simmonds being angry at Edler), then WHY, WHY, WHY IN HELL isn't the instigator penalty called? Go ahead and have your "code", hockey players... but ACCEPT THE CONSEQUENCES of your stupid, childish, f'ing "code"! But no... This is a classic case of wanting their cake, and eat it too. I call UNMITIGATED B.S. on this one.

    David EastonDavid Easton4 päivää sitten
  • How many boards would Jagr video take?

    Kevin LeeKevin Lee4 päivää sitten
  • Virtanen becomes more and more of a liability... why would they pass on Pastrnak to get this guy, and then still refuse to trade him years after he's proven to be a dud.

    BAtkinsonBAtkinson4 päivää sitten
  • Strange, all the Marchand haters must be sleeping. They seem to have disappeared

    David RosenbaumDavid Rosenbaum4 päivää sitten
    • @Erik Halvorseth but pretty quiet :-)

      David RosenbaumDavid Rosenbaum4 päivää sitten
    • No we are still here

      Erik HalvorsethErik Halvorseth4 päivää sitten
  • I graduated high school with Alanna Kelly, the journalist who interviewed the victim and blew the Jake Virtanen story open

    esotericityesotericity4 päivää sitten
    • @Yeg'r and

      esotericityesotericity3 päivää sitten
    • and?

      Yeg'rYeg'r3 päivää sitten
  • Never heard of any of those stars of the month

    CanadianAdventuresCanadianAdventures4 päivää sitten
  • I hope these allegations arent true, but more so I hope the truth comes to light and the guilty party is punished accordingly. These king if things aren't to be taken lightly. As a hockey fan, I like to think these players I look up to wouldn't be capable of said accusations, but the truth is that just because they're professional athletes and we sometimes like to out them on a pedestal, sometimes we dont know someone as much as we like to think. Kane went through this a few years back and was proven innocent, but the accusation alone permanently blemished his legacy. I hope this accusation isnt following the dangerous trend of false allegations that's been happening recently, but I also hope it's not true. I'm torn.

    Team MysticTeam Mystic4 päivää sitten
  • I hope Jake is innocent

    Doug PeckDoug Peck4 päivää sitten
  • The NHL gives the Calder to Sorokin because they couldn't decide and didn't want to pick one

    JohnnyBukkelJohnnyBukkel5 päivää sitten
  • Jagr For the love of the game.

    tom margaritestom margarites5 päivää sitten
  • Why you only talk about rookie of the month when it's the team you cheer for

    Kody CaronKody Caron5 päivää sitten
  • Guilty or not, I think we've seen the very last of Jake Virtanen as a member of the Canucks. I was someone who was willing to give him the time, and I thought last year seemed like a big step for him. Sadly, I just don't think he has the correct wiring to be a pro athlete. His hockey IQ is definitely lacking, his effort is often lacking, and this isn't the first time Jake has been viewed as a bit of a reckless party boy. Issues on the ice, and now the issues are popping up off the ice. Van needs to separate themselves from this and cut ties. I don't really see the downside of him going at this point.

    jimbodicedjimbodiced5 päivää sitten
    • In Jim Benning We Trust!

      jimbodicedjimbodiced4 päivää sitten
    • *Wrong. Benning loves this type of player. He will double down and give him a contract extension, expansion protection and 1st line minutes. 5 points in 38 games is elite talent. Power forwards take longer to develop. He is better than Dal Colle, Ehlers and Nylander because he is more physical and better in the playoffs. The rape accusations are ridiculous. Even if they are true, it only proves how aggressive Virtanen can be on and off the ice. He is the type of player Vancouver needs. 3.5 million for 4 years to lock Jake up long term. Let's do it Jim Benning.*

      Charlie RaderCharlie Rader5 päivää sitten
  • Jagr is now the new Gordie.

    TheGundameisterTheGundameister5 päivää sitten
  • Maybe J.V is innocent, maybe he’s not. Either way, there’s a few things to keep in mind: 1) she went to the police. Very few victims ever will, so that’s brave of her. Especially when the other party is a celebrity. 2) most D.A.s will not try sex crime cases unless it’s a complete slam dunk of a case. Which means 90+ percent of predators end up going free. 3) if there was no criminal case, she is likely suing him civilly. That takes time. I’m not Canadian, so I’m not sure how that goes on there/the process. 4) Coming out four years after a sexual assault is fast. A very long period of time would not be unexpected since it takes a long time for the brain to understand that kind of trauma. But some people can come to terms with it sooner than others. Whatever happens, people need to wait before they cast aspersions on either party. Until there is a definitive conclusion, it is all speculation.

    Miranda MostadMiranda Mostad5 päivää sitten
    • Yeah, it took almost 6 years for me to admit to myself that I'd been raped and it took another 2 after that for me to say anything to anyone else.

      Bunny McFooBunny McFoo5 päivää sitten
  • Flames should look at signing Jagr again. 50 year old can't be any worse

    Mark KrudaMark Kruda5 päivää sitten
  • Can't wait to subscribe to Shannon's new channel: The Baseball Guy.

    Richard FergusonRichard Ferguson5 päivää sitten
  • My Calder Vote goes to Kaprizov if anyone cares...

    Daniel DossoDaniel Dosso5 päivää sitten
  • I think a video looking at the 'The Code' in hockey and baseball could be a really cool idea. No clue which channel it would go on, but i think it would be interesting.

    omar perezomar perez5 päivää sitten
    • There already is such a video. Surprise, it's called The Code.

      Paul FeinbergPaul Feinberg5 päivää sitten
  • I love hearing Shane Churla's name.

    Jmanrocks78Jmanrocks785 päivää sitten
  • This is the kinda of season Virtanen is having; even if he scores, bad things still happens. 😳 This allegedly happened in 2017, and it only took the police 4 years to follow up, and this to go public?

    Mark KrudaMark Kruda5 päivää sitten
    • It went public after the victim saw from an anonymous Instagram account, that other women had similar experiences. Thats what blew this wide open. In addition there are plenty of other reasons why it takes 4 years to do something. It took me four years to sue a former employer. You can't just go out and do this shit willy nilly if you don't know what you're doing

      esotericityesotericity4 päivää sitten
  • My off-season wishes have come true... Gaudette gone.....Jake gone.....(not saying the accusations are true. He's simply a bust)

    glenn hankinsglenn hankins5 päivää sitten
  • Why wait to get him though?

    Shawzy BoyShawzy Boy5 päivää sitten
  • Thg tells us where you think we will finish this year..........with the cup

    Rocky SignorileRocky Signorile5 päivää sitten
  • So Virtanen is off the books?

    Chris LChris L5 päivää sitten
  • Were the Simmonds insagator penalty vancouver got one on a, dirty hit edler was attacked

    Joshua IsaacJoshua Isaac5 päivää sitten
  • Didn't think I'd have to ever say this on a THG video, but oh no I read the comments

    Doug BourassaDoug Bourassa5 päivää sitten
  • Krug and Tarasenko are both out tonight.

    viewernewestviewernewest5 päivää sitten
  • Really interested how the Penguins lines will roll if everyone's healthy

    Kyle DraperKyle Draper5 päivää sitten
    • I hope the changes won’t affect too much the momentum of the team. It would suck if at the beginning of the playoffs there would be some questions about the lines and chemistry.

      TaxumaTaxuma4 päivää sitten
  • The hockey code is so outdated. Just because no one got hurt during the fight, doesn't mean they wont in the future and every little fight could add up into all kinds of issues later. He got suspended that should be the end of it. There does not need to be some kind of show fight just because they always did. Not to mention it was Simmonds who is definitely a bit out of Elders league.

    Sterling KefulSterling Keful5 päivää sitten
  • And it's kinda weird how they don't come out with these stories until the guy becomes pretty well known. Draws a bit of concern for me.

    Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
    • Maybe it has to do with the person being "pretty well known" (aka not known whatsoever beyond dedicated hockey fans) since he became an adult. Out of all times to make accusations, why would they do it when the person is fairly disliked within the fanbase and is on his way out of down basically as soon as possible? Your comment simply perplexes me as it is simply untrue regardless of the outcome of the accusation.

      R y a nR y a n5 päivää sitten
    • @Cheesy Circumcision Damn she shut him down hard lmao but yeah using fame to your advantage is scummy

      Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
    • @Unbias Bruins Fan i could only find one instance of it when i googled “jake virtanen dms” and went to the first couple images. so it’s either not as bad as i remembered or i’m bad at googling. it’s worth mentioning that even if i was right, and he had done it a lot, that that information should ONLY be used when discussing his character and not this specific case in question.

      Cheesy CircumcisionCheesy Circumcision5 päivää sitten
    • @Cheesy Circumcision Btw do you have any screenshots of the messages you could send?

      Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
    • @Cheesy Circumcision Oh that's bad, def not gonna help him. My opinion still is that she's prob lying but that's something to keep note of

      Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
  • After Domi injured Scott Niedermayer, the following season, the first time he played against New Jersey, he was challenged by Jim McKenzie and he turtles. I lost all respect for Domi, of all people he should know "the code". POS move on his part. If you want to see it, the first clip is what Domi did to Niedermayer This clip is where Domi ignores the code.

    Derek JH PetersonDerek JH Peterson5 päivää sitten
  • be sure you mention the redwings shutting down another top team today 👍

    Michael LaughlinMichael Laughlin5 päivää sitten
  • If she contacted the police and no charges were brought up, then what is different now?

    MILKERSMILKERS5 päivää sitten
    • @Cheesy Circumcision very true. Hopefully it's not true. The NHL doesn't need any reason to lose more fans/viewers

      MILKERSMILKERS5 päivää sitten
    • sometimes it can be too hard to convict someone for these things even if the victim is telling the absolute truth. So, my guess is that she’s hoping other victims, or witnesses, come forward with potentially better evidence. Or she hopes that the pressure and attention will cause Jake to confess, which is unlikely but possible. To be honest, if Jake didn’t do it this shouldn’t turn into a bigger thing, however, if he did do it, the woman and the canucks have both done the right thing in my opinion.

      Cheesy CircumcisionCheesy Circumcision5 päivää sitten
  • Other channel? HE has time for another channel?LOL

    Michael H.Michael H.5 päivää sitten
    • TEG,

      Lars-Göran JanssonLars-Göran Jansson5 päivää sitten
  • Reading what's been translated Jagr's story does kinda feel a bit of a sorry mess that he feels like he has to play due to the sponsors. There's some amount of cruel, sadistic greed going on when the sponsors are pressuring him to continue to play when he feels that his best days have been and gone. Still, looking at the stats for the season, he's done pretty well out there.

    heliumtrophyheliumtrophy5 päivää sitten
  • Great jersey hat combo!!

    Mutorcsym1391Mutorcsym13915 päivää sitten
  • Get rid of the cats. They are a distraction.

    KaptaanKaptaan5 päivää sitten
    • @The Hockey Guy 😄 c'mon man. I know you're not getting rid of them. Just teasing you.

      KaptaanKaptaan5 päivää sitten
    • You're a distraction.

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy5 päivää sitten
  • F Virtanen. McCann should NEVER have been traded. This dummy should have been shipped out back then.

    KaptaanKaptaan5 päivää sitten
  • I hope Jake gets the boot tbh

    F FF F5 päivää sitten
  • Jagr Canucks

    KyLe BachMannKyLe BachMann5 päivää sitten
  • Ohhhhhhh Jake. Like you said, Shannon. I am not going to give an opinion, one way or another. Because I have no idea what really happened. But if he's proven guilty, then yeah... justice should be dealt in full. If he's innocent. Then this should all just go away and be forgotten. Until then... here we are.

    DMAC26DMAC265 päivää sitten
    • @DMAC26 thats true, I know enough hockey fans who didn't even know that it happened

      marie smarie s5 päivää sitten
    • @Billy Tessio Nobody talks about Kaner anymore. And that shit went FAR

      DMAC26DMAC265 päivää sitten
    • Except if he's innocent, it still won't ever leave him.

      Billy TessioBilly Tessio5 päivää sitten
  • The only thing I wish that was different with Edler Vs Simmonds was that someone should have taught Alex how to throw a punch. I wouldn’t call that fighting. He grappled onto him the entire time and turtled. Kevin should have showed him how to Superman Punch.

    dtown902dtown9025 päivää sitten
  • where is jagr playing khl?

    christopher kuzekchristopher kuzek5 päivää sitten
  • If you accuse someone - prove it. Nhl (or Vancouver) simply uses presumption of guilt, which is sad. The right decision would be to let him play unless it’s proven he’s guilty. The whole reputation thing is so over-the-top it has become stupid

    Simon NealSimon Neal5 päivää sitten
    • It is incredibly difficult to prove sexual assault, that is why rape convictions are so low. Most work places would place their employee on leave for the same accusation, he is still being paid.

      Lara MorrisonLara Morrison5 päivää sitten
    • as someone else said in the comments though, it's a distraction for virtanen and for the team, and then they just look bad if he does end up being guilty. perfectly reasonable to put him on leave until they can clear things up, many companies and businesses follow the same procedure when serious allegations are brought forward

      Moonstorm1Moonstorm15 päivää sitten
  • Sucks to hear the Virtanen news. If proven true we shouldn't be surprised though. Hearing some of the stories about the guy makes you wonder why the Canucks drafted him in the first place.

    beauTbeauT5 päivää sitten
    • @Drei Ayanami I'll keep that in mind thanks.

      tom margaritestom margarites3 päivää sitten
    • @tom margarites it’s common knowledge around here that the guys pretty sleazy, still take everything with a grain of salt but I truthfully wouldn’t be surprised

      Drei AyanamiDrei Ayanami3 päivää sitten
    • DRAFTED AHEAD OF PASTRNAK... Christ's sake.

      BAtkinsonBAtkinson4 päivää sitten
    • @tom margarites God you people are insufferable. You know WAY more people get away without punishment for Rape and sexual Assault than guys get falsly accused, right? Statistically. How about you let the Justice system do its work and investigate rather than jump to conclusions.

      Shawn BoudreauShawn Boudreau4 päivää sitten
    • Naw it's one of those lying SJW's, trying to get attention, by ruining someone elses life

      tom margaritestom margarites5 päivää sitten
  • Until a court of law sentences Virtanen, I will consider him to be innocent.

    Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
  • Too bad for Jake, hope things pan out favorably for him. Not like there's anything left to play for with the Canucks. If they lose against Toronto tonight, that should be the final nail in the coffin.

    Don MackieDon Mackie5 päivää sitten
  • Marchand should be a top 5 hart candidate and should win the selke. Name me another candidate that does as much for his team.

    mshat18mshat185 päivää sitten
    • I think both stone and Marchand should be in the Hart top 5 as well. I just think Marchand should win the Selke

      mshat18mshat185 päivää sitten
    • @mshat18 Stone is having an amazing year too. His best so far I think. I'm not a Boston fan, and I'm not a Vegas fan. My opionion as a neutral is that Stone should be a Hart nominee.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • Stone is great but I think Marchand is having a better year

      mshat18mshat185 päivää sitten
    • Mark Stone. But yeah, Marchand doesn't get the credit he deserves.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
  • Someone in the nhl needs to take a chance on this jagr kid and bring him over.

    PoSeiDoNN91PoSeiDoNN915 päivää sitten
  • Not really in the DNA of hockey players... Expecting to take potentially severe blows to the head for something that happens within the game. Not sure. It's only in NA there's a culture of revenge beyond the rules. Not going to say it's in the DNA, but who knows...

    Loppan TorkelLoppan Torkel5 päivää sitten
  • In regards to the Jake Virtanen serious allegations leveled at him (especially if true) , I get the feeling that there will be more questions than answers, especially if more women come forward and not to mention, when the team became aware of the allegations before it ever became public, it could turn out to be a PR disaster, hopefully some sorta hashtag me too movement for puck buddies happens.

    Jebus ChristJebus Christ5 päivää sitten
  • Hi cats

    Frank CornerFrank Corner5 päivää sitten
  • I'm just imagining Jagr using a walker on the ice.

    Dial HoangDial Hoang5 päivää sitten
    • He doesnt need a walker, he has a stick!

      Naughty PrincessNaughty Princess5 päivää sitten
    • He's like Yoda: old and needs a cane, and a complete God when using the force

      Peter RobertsPeter Roberts5 päivää sitten
  • Innocent until proven guilty, I think more on social media need to keep this in mind. So the court of public opinion needs to quiet down until the proper officials do their investigation. Also, people need to stop crying about the Simmonds/Edler fight. It had to happen. I am a Canucks' fan but Edler sticking his leg out on Hyman was bush league. He had to answer the call, and it doesn't matter who the Leafs send for him. They sent their toughest guy to make sure the message was sent that you don't pop your leg out on a guy. It was one fight. Code was honored. Lets move on.

    JeremyCuddlesJeremyCuddles5 päivää sitten
  • Canucks are cursed. Did the team build Rogers Arena and the Pacific Coliseum on Aboriginal burial grounds or something?

    irtwiaosirtwiaos5 päivää sitten
    • There's probably dead people somewhere underground anywhere that was livable along the coast lol

      viperswhipviperswhip5 päivää sitten
  • Is it ok to just visit this channel for the cats?

    Jeff BrousseauJeff Brousseau5 päivää sitten
    • It is welcome and encouraged.

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy5 päivää sitten
    • No.

      KaptaanKaptaan5 päivää sitten
    • Yes

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
  • This is payback for all those witches burned

    Lonely cakeLonely cake5 päivää sitten
  • By the time he retires the Jagr career retrospective is going to be Godfather length.

    Kevyn KingKevyn King5 päivää sitten
    • @Matthew Daley I haven't seen anything indicating anything of that nature. To me it seems like the guy just loves to play hockey and is still in good enough shape physically and mentally to do so at a Euro-Pro level. So nothing's as clear as you're saying it is, if you could point me in the direction of anything showing him being unusually sluggish and/or dangerous on the ice, or anything where he's clearly stating he doesn't want to play anymore or that he's only playing cause he has to or something along those lines. Then I'd happily take a look at it. Without that, we're both just interpreting.

      Kevyn KingKevyn King5 päivää sitten
    • Yeah, it will be a series of its own lol. Like one episode per decade.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • @Matthew Daley As long as he can still go and it isn't causing him any long term health effects, let the man play if he wants. Even if he's not as good as he once was. Jagr's in ridiculously good shape, especially for his age and the millage he's put on his body. But yeah, I hope he knows when to let go and nobody has to wrestle him out of it.

      Kevyn KingKevyn King5 päivää sitten
  • Wait, what? There's fighting in baseball?

    Kevin WelchKevin Welch5 päivää sitten
    • Yeah it's bat shit crazy.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
  • Remember everyone Innocent until proven guilty.

    AGuitaristBoiAGuitaristBoi5 päivää sitten
    • @Alex Minassian Defend? More like, people stepping up against judging in advance.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • Nobody's finding him guilty of anything: that's the whole point of the investigation. Why are people making shit up to defend him before knowing what happened?

      Alex MinassianAlex Minassian5 päivää sitten
    • @Lonely cake That is what needs to change.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • We need to keep saying innocent until proven guilty until we get back to those days.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
    • @Lonely cake I know.. but I’ll never stop saying it.

      AGuitaristBoiAGuitaristBoi5 päivää sitten
  • Woo Robertson! Kid is on FIRE!

    TheBeezNeez 81TheBeezNeez 815 päivää sitten
  • Everyone please pray for Shannon he's not sick or anything but he has to watch another disaster canucks season

    RPDRPD5 päivää sitten
    • @Darth Vader that not saying much

      cgyflames35cgyflames355 päivää sitten
    • At least he has the Bruins

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
  • 100% right once him and simmons dropped the gloves it was over. Too many cry babies now a days, it's the code deal with it

    Troy WallaceTroy Wallace5 päivää sitten
  • Seattle would be smart to sign Jagr.

    Steven DonaldSteven Donald5 päivää sitten
    • His NHL Days are done

      Joogle83Joogle835 päivää sitten
  • Wow, what a piece of shit. (potentially)

    Collie BroCollie Bro5 päivää sitten
  • Jagr has always been a rink rat. He loves the ICE. First to practice, last to leave. Hockey is his life. At age five, his father had him doing a 1000 squats/day, so he would be strong on the puck.

    Jah ManoogJah Manoog5 päivää sitten
  • We have NO way of knowing if Jake is innocent or guilty so I am not judging the situation at all...hopefully others can do the same

    Dillon HumeDillon Hume5 päivää sitten
    • @Lara Morrison *Would it be consensual if Jake pulled out? How would you know he is guilty? The evidence has dried up...*

      Charlie RaderCharlie Rader5 päivää sitten
    • considering his history, its pretty easy to figure he did it

      Lara MorrisonLara Morrison5 päivää sitten
  • As someone from the same hometown as Jake, I've heard a few interesting rumours and I try to not get opinionated, but with some of the stuff I've heard this wouldn't be too far off.

    Jordan FryJordan Fry5 päivää sitten
  • I agree with Shannon agreeing with Bieksa on the code

    Thomas H.Thomas H.5 päivää sitten
  • Jake Alomar ?

    oldskoololdskool5 päivää sitten
  • Can't wait to see a brawl break out in a Leafs game and for Simmonds and Foligno to just lay dudes out.

    Charles MayesCharles Mayes5 päivää sitten
    • That is a bute and great idea

      Rocky SignorileRocky Signorile5 päivää sitten
  • The Jagr interview is kinda sad when you read the entire thing

    Jackson GraneyJackson Graney5 päivää sitten
    • Jaromir Jagr and I used to hang out together at a certain small bar in a small town outside of Pittsburgh. Nice guy who was well liked by the ladies. Sadly, that was nearly 30 years ago.

      Mac The KnifeMac The Knife5 päivää sitten
    • @Alex Luukkonen How is he embarrasing himself? Isn't he one of the better players on his team?

      Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
    • @Joogle83 shut up loser, No one was even judging him, It’s a known fact jagr gambles a lot

      thebeatleswin1thebeatleswin15 päivää sitten
    • @Matthew Daley No Ones Perfect dude also Sports betting is a thing now No ones perfect and Gambling is now the norm in sports stop being a Judge you asshole

      Joogle83Joogle835 päivää sitten
    • @KarelKCZ He says he has to keep playing to keep the sponsors at his club he is loyal to. And that he is embarrassing himself on the ice but he knows his name brings sponsors so he has to keep doing it.

      Alex LuukkonenAlex Luukkonen5 päivää sitten
  • Jake is innocent until proven guilty.

    mojomojo5 päivää sitten
  • That 2014 draft looks even worse now.

    InsignificantNickInsignificantNick5 päivää sitten
  • Jagr is a beauty

    Wes McCauleyWes McCauley5 päivää sitten
  • The twitter comments on Virtanen are beyond insanity. Literal calling for being guilty before proven innocent. This is the problem with the metoo movement.

    JamiesonJamieson5 päivää sitten
    • Their was a time where I supported the meeto movement, but when they started picking and choosing which people they would apply the standard to, then I stopped supporting it.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
  • I think the accusation of Jake Virtanen being Jake Virtanen is even more damning at this point. Seems to me that it sucks to be Jake Virtanen, he's his own worst enemy at this point.

    DjungelurbanDjungelurban5 päivää sitten
  • Innocent until proven guilty but unfortunately I can see him doing something like that from my blurred view

    Nathan KCNathan KC5 päivää sitten
  • I can safely bet on virtanen thing total bs just like 95% of similiar allegations on celebrity, but let's see how this one will end

    GryfuGryfu5 päivää sitten
  • Its 3 and a half years later. No proof will be found, nothing will happen except Virtanens reputation will be crumbled. Teach your children, boys or girls, to defend themselves. To go to the cops right away, to talk to you right away. We live in a world where if you keep the hurt to yourself and dont talk about it, you wont be listened to. You wont be believed. You'll be deemed inconvenient. Don't teach your children to close their eyes and just take it. teach them to fight back and refuse to be a victim.

    Thierry BRThierry BR5 päivää sitten
    • @Thierry BR sorry yes I mispoke, I meant to say men or women to not be predators. And yes I agree with your reply, it's just that your original comment came across as if you were blaming the victims for not fighting back or coming forward when that is not always possible

      Lara MorrisonLara Morrison5 päivää sitten
    • @Lara Morrison no, its about teaching predators both men and women not to be predators. And we havent been doing a good job at that clearly. There is a difference between blaming victims for not comming forward amd encouraging them do to so. I just couldnt stand the thought of anyone sitting on their fear for years.. and then coming forward to no avail. Wevebkust seen so many examples by now of the powers that be just sweeping cases under the rug for being too old (essentially). Maybe the reason there are so many predators is because so many get away. I wont encourage people to be silent, and I especially think we need to teech our next generations fhat its ok that fight back in any way they can. At least until we can get to that world were predators are no more.

      Thierry BRThierry BR5 päivää sitten
    • It is incredibly difficult to prove sexual assault, that doesn't mean it didn't happen. Given his history, I would be very surprised if it wasn't true sadly. Also this is incredibly victim blaming, not all victims feel capable of going to the police right away due to trauma, just because it happened 3 years ago doesn't make it any less of a serious accusation. It shouldn't be about teaching children to fight back, it should be about teaching men to respect women and not be sexual predators.

      Lara MorrisonLara Morrison5 päivää sitten
  • Like with Alomar and Virtenen, the accusation must be from years ago, now manifest. Is it money for the "victims?" Have you heard of statute of limitation? Accuse them at the time so memory is fresh. How can we take "victims" seriously from 2 years ago?

    weirdalfan1980weirdalfan19805 päivää sitten
    • @weirdalfan1980 -- You've clearly never been traumatized. Count your blessings and shut up about what you're ignorant of.

      Peter PikePeter Pike5 päivää sitten
    • @weirdalfan1980 it absolutely does not have to be violent to be seared into your brain. Things like this usually are not violent. That does not make them any less harmful to the victim. Just the perpetrator doesn't usually see it the same as they weren't 'violent'.

      Yvonne SkanesYvonne Skanes5 päivää sitten
    • @weirdalfan1980 the brain doesn’t like to remember every second of a traumatic experience.

      Gurvir GillGurvir Gill5 päivää sitten
    • @The Hockey Guy but memory fades, how can you recall something of 2 years. Unless it's violent that would stick to someone. If it was fresh, every account would be memorized second to second. And all detail would be there.

      weirdalfan1980weirdalfan19805 päivää sitten
    • Yes you can.

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy5 päivää sitten
  • Good for Jagr. If he still loves playing the game, then why should he stop?

    A Murder of CorgisA Murder of Corgis5 päivää sitten
    • He said in the article he’s doing it because he knows investors for the team (which he owns) would bail and leave his team struggling. So he continues to play to the best of his capacity despite the fact he knows he’s done in pro hockey to help his team

      VOIZESVOIZES5 päivää sitten
    • @Joogle83 what happened to Daley's comments? Just replied and they're not there. Weird.

      Don MackieDon Mackie5 päivää sitten
    • @UCTlO3MgUhv0pZ0pSb2Vzhrw Jagr has gambling debts? Seriously? Re Howe, met him in 93 at LAX, was on my way back from a trip to Mexico. I was sitting alone in the terminal, so was he. He was seated 50 feet away, I looked at him, I thought 'no!?' Got up, introduced myself, shook hands. I'm 6'6" and fairly solid, but his grip was like that of an ironworker. He was a very down to Earth type guy. Great memory!

      Don MackieDon Mackie5 päivää sitten
    • @Matthew Daley come on dude Jagr is a Cult Hero in Hockey we all love em No Ones Perfect

      Joogle83Joogle835 päivää sitten
    • Some people have exceptional genes.

      Don MackieDon Mackie5 päivää sitten
  • Jake Virtanen is about! Lock your girlfriends up!!

    NadaNada5 päivää sitten
    • ​@Unbias Bruins Fan Exactly ! Stay safe out there people

      NadaNada5 päivää sitten

      Unbias Bruins FanUnbias Bruins Fan5 päivää sitten
  • If Wilson is getting the A instead of Oshie, assuming Carlson is returning, may be a safe bet that Ovi is not playing tonight. So I'm starting to think of what someone told me at Walmart (who complimented my Chara shirt). But I'm not one to start rumors and such unless I hear it from a credible source.

    Gina MGina M5 päivää sitten
    • Idk why Chara isn’t wearing it. He looked fine last game but it’s the coach’s decision. When I first saw the blue caps jersey I decided I’m going to get a Wilson one once Cool Hockey starts carrying them, so now I’ll definitely add the “A” to it as well. Again, I think Chara should wear it as a defenseman and all but I’m not complaining.

      Jackson GraneyJackson Graney5 päivää sitten
  • Important to mention you should always believe the victim and not the accused until proven otherwise

    AhmedAhmed5 päivää sitten
    • @Ahmed That assumes that a sexual assault actually took place. Whether this is the case however unknown to us in the general public at this point.

      DjungelurbanDjungelurban5 päivää sitten
    • Great troll, Ahmed. ;)

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • @Darth Vader Yes and I agree with you that is how it should go but we do not live in a society that does that rather in these cases victim blaming sets in and it plays a major factor in why so many dont report by saying always believe the victim it allows more women and victims to come forward and from there hopefully the justice system prevails but getting women to report is a major problem and victim blaming is major reason why

      AhmedAhmed5 päivää sitten
    • @Ahmed and I don't like victim blaming, but again your asking for a standard that can lead down a slippery slope. During any time someone is being accused, we shouldn't presume anyone is guilty, we should wait for all the facts and evidence to come up and then make a determination whether the accused is guilty or not. I bet you wouldn't be saying this if you were the one being accused of a crime.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
    • @Darth Vader Again the percentage of those falsely accused are far less than what people think our society has a serious problem with victim blaming and yes believing in the victim may be problematic for those very few instances of there being a false accusation but it is the first big step towards ending victim blaming

      AhmedAhmed5 päivää sitten
  • Crazy world we live in how something over 3 years ago could come back and haunt you. Its 3 years to late imo especially if law enforcement was indeed contacted in terms of punishment. The league had to have known

    Aaron WebbAaron Webb5 päivää sitten
    • Supposedly the victim contacted law enforcement the mistake I’m making is assuming it was near or around the time of the event

      Aaron WebbAaron Webb5 päivää sitten
    • How would the league know what he did in a hotel room in 2017 unless he told them?

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy5 päivää sitten
    • Well sexual assault victims are usually scared to come forward that doesn't mean they shouldn't have justice. Stealing a candy three years ago is one thing, this is another.

      Terry McAllisterTerry McAllister5 päivää sitten
  • Imagine scoring 11 goals in a month and not being the top rookie.

    sean cosgrovesean cosgrove5 päivää sitten
    • @Julia C Not nearly to the extent that Kaprizov does. He's carrying a whole team. I'm not a fan of either the Wild or the Stars, but to me, it's plain obvious that Kaprizov >> Robertson.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • @sean cosgrove I'm not even a Stars fan and I can tell you that Robertson does all of those things well too. Someone's salty lmao

      Julia CJulia C5 päivää sitten
    • @Julia C "Point streak". Who cares? Drive play, draw penalties, play defense, create quality scoring chances. Kaprizov does everything better.

      sean cosgrovesean cosgrove5 päivää sitten
    • @Julia C Cool assists bro.

      sean cosgrovesean cosgrove5 päivää sitten
    • Robertson's 9-game point streak was pretty impressive too.. get over it

      Julia CJulia C5 päivää sitten
  • I believe in innocence until proven guilty. If he does indeed wind up guilty in a court of law then I’ll gladly call him a piece of sh*t. For now, no.

    RiotnRespectRiotnRespect5 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 that's objectively false and relies on a simplistic understanding of a legal system as infalliable - which even most court operatives would disagree with. I'm not even saying he's guilty right now there really isn't enough info for any unrelated member of the public to make but saying that a court's decision is the only factor when deciphering truth is fundamentally anti-illectual and contrarian to any fact based reasoning not mention the entire purpose of judiciary law.

      JacobJacob5 päivää sitten
    • @Jacob all thqt matters is if he is gound guilty or not. End of discussion.

      Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
    • plenty of guilty people are not found guilty in a court of law (and vice versa). The legal system was never meant to dictate the court of public opinion. It's very unlikely any serious charge will be made considering the charges were made over 3 years ago but that doesn't mean he definitively isn't guilty. I haven't made up my mind on this one yet but given the history and known behaviour of virtanen coupled with the verified fact that less than 6 percent of public sexual misconduct allegations are false - the odds are definitely not in his favour. Although this odds of him walking free without a charge are definitely in his favour

      JacobJacob5 päivää sitten
    • @heliumtrophy Fair enough

      RiotnRespectRiotnRespect5 päivää sitten
    • @Derben Leyla that is irrelevant. If it cant be proven there shouldnt be consequences..... dont be stupid.

      Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
  • Welp, there goes Virtanen's career... he's not giving any fan a reason to want to believe him... not saying he's guilty at all, but he's not going to have many if any casual defenders...

    serfindukdbserfindukdb5 päivää sitten
    • There is always the KHL. They will take anyone.

      hassam hussainhassam hussain5 päivää sitten
  • Why in the world is McDavid not one of the stars of the month.

    Elijah HardyElijah Hardy5 päivää sitten
    • @shayne0424 Better at getting about 10 less points in April, yes.

      Swag JuiceSwag Juice2 päivää sitten
    • Cus matthews is better

      shayne0424shayne04245 päivää sitten
    • Matthews had an amazing month too.

      Midi Music ForeverMidi Music Forever5 päivää sitten
    • Same reason he’s not mvp every year?

      Ken CKen C5 päivää sitten
    • Because Auston Matthews is. There's only one per division.

      Peter PikePeter Pike5 päivää sitten
  • Me: Let Police investigate it, and ponder any action. Rest of the internet: Noose first then lets find out his innocence later.

    weirdalfan1980weirdalfan19805 päivää sitten
    • Who the fuck cares? He can't fucking score... and we should have drafted Pastrnak instead. Or traded him last season to keep Toffoli... RIP our season.

      BAtkinsonBAtkinson4 päivää sitten
    • @Hockey Acid He's gone.

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy4 päivää sitten
    • @Hockey Acid Like does this guy have any women in his life that he cares about?

      Ryan0413Ryan04135 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 Please keep talking and continue to prove you know nothing.

      Hockey AcidHockey Acid5 päivää sitten
    • @Ryan0413 less of a moron than many others obviously.

      Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
  • Confused why the virtanen thing wasn’t talked about yesterday these allegations are the biggest thing to happen since Colby cave (rip)

    kill housekill house5 päivää sitten
    • @kill house he doesn't do those kind of videos. Pass

      Yvonne SkanesYvonne Skanes5 päivää sitten
    • Defy I’m saying he should do a video because everyone is saying jake is innocent or guilty when none of us were there and we don’t know. I think he should tell people to shut up he’s one of the only people that can in this situation even if it’s a quick 2 min video called “shut up about virtanen”

      kill housekill house5 päivää sitten
    • @Defy exactly it.

      Yvonne SkanesYvonne Skanes5 päivää sitten
    • It could be seen as using the unfortunate incident as a clickbait though. Why do a video when there is nothing to say yet? It's really no point to speculate in cases like this it's better to let the parties involded handle it and hope for a fair outcome.

      DefyDefy5 päivää sitten
    • @The Hockey Guy that’s true but I believe if you did a video about it and said that people shouldn’t think one way or another because none of us were there and what not I think a lot of people would shut up you do have a voice

      kill housekill house5 päivää sitten
  • You wanna taste my General Tso Imma give it to you now

    Z3R0 1NC4RN4T3Z3R0 1NC4RN4T35 päivää sitten
  • Both sides of this Virtanen argument are being ridiculous. People are so quick to assume guilt and innocence. This has an equal chance of being false as it does true. Lets everyone stop freaking out, take the accusations seriously, and wait for more information before casting arrows

    BuddyyouwantoutsideBuddyyouwantoutside5 päivää sitten
    • @j j Totally agree, but it needs to be said that people shouldn’t attack an accuser until their accusations are proven false

      BuddyyouwantoutsideBuddyyouwantoutside5 päivää sitten
    • Innocent until PROVEN guilty is a basic tenent of our justice system. So you need to assume he is innocent until proven otherwise. The freaks are those who think the person is guilty because of the accusation.

      j jj j5 päivää sitten
  • You should NEVER be put on leave or punished from accusations. Until he is charged and found guilty he should NOT be punished.

    Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 Okay let’s put this in another context. Say you work at a factory, and a coworker is accused of sexual assault. Guess what the factory will do? Put him on administrative leave. This isn’t “cancel culture” you moron, it’s simply looking out for your organization. If the claims are unfounded, okay, he is still paid his full contract. If the claims are founded, then they didn’t let a rapist work for their organization. To use the factory example again, how would female coworkers feel working with someone accused? Especially if the accusations are true, and still had to work with him. Got a sister, daughter or girlfriend? How would you feel if they had to work with a guy who is being investigated for sexual assault? Wouldn’t it be better to put him on leave and let the police investigate, just to make sure?

      Ryan0413Ryan04135 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 but that isn't what's happening here, we are just pointing out what the NHL and the Canucks are doing is very standard practice for most workplaces. He is still being paid well he is suspended.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
    • This isn't him being punished, what the NHL and the Canucks are doing is standard in most workplaces. Also let's say it turns out he's guilty, then the Canucks and the NHL would look horrible for allowing him to keep on playing.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
    • He still gets paid while on leave. Most workplaces would do the exact same thing.

      The Hockey GuyThe Hockey Guy5 päivää sitten
    • @Magitia exactly, but morons who are too stupid to understand that are the same that support cancel culture and movements like me too.

      Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
  • I think my dad got me pregnant...

    Mr MattersMr Matters5 päivää sitten
  • Virtanen gone yeesh this guy has legitimately botched his entire 2020/21 season and maybe his career. Vancouver might have to drop or trade him before he becomes more of a problem

    Rowdy_Roddy67Rowdy_Roddy675 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 *That's right. I heard Jake pulled out before finishing too. There's no more evidence. They have nothing on him (Jake) and nothing in her (lying bitch). Give him a contract extension, expansion protection and 1st line minutes. 5 points in 38 games is elite talent. Power forwards take longer to develop. He is better than Dal Colle, Ehlers and Nylander because he is more physical and better in the playoffs. The rape accusations are ridiculous. Even if they are true, it only proves how aggressive Virtanen can be on and off the ice. He is the type of player Vancouver needs. 3.5 million for 4 years to lock Jake up long term. Let's do it Jim Benning!! Go Canucks Go!*

      Charlie RaderCharlie Rader5 päivää sitten
    • @Gl 1100 this is standard practice for many workplaces when someone is under investigation. The NFL does this all the time when players are under investigation. Not saying Virtanen is guilty, but him playing would cause a major distraction for the Canucks and plus the Canucks would look really bad playing him if the accusations turned out to be true.

      Darth VaderDarth Vader5 päivää sitten
    • He shouldnt even be forced to be on leave.

      Gl 1100Gl 11005 päivää sitten
  • Second

    Tristan NortheyTristan Northey5 päivää sitten
  • Oof

    DeadlyCatfishDeadlyCatfish5 päivää sitten