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Hannu Virta

Hannu Virta

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: March 22, 1963
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Turku, Finland
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: BUF / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (38th overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1978-1979 TPS Turku U18-Fin-U18 221 9 10 6
1979-1980 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 2613 8 21 6
1980-1981 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 2922 22 44 55
1980-1981 TPS Turku-Finland 10 1 1 0
1980-1981 Finland-EJC-A 53 1 4 0
1981-1982 TPS Turku-Finland 365 12 17 6
1981-1982Sabres30 1 1 4
1981-1982 Finland-WJC-A 71 7 8 4
1982-1983Sabres7413 24 37 7 18 2 2 1 1697.7
1983-1984Sabres706 30 36 15 12 4 0 0 986.1
1984-1985Sabres511 23 24 -2 16 0 0 0 571.8
1985-1986Sabres475 23 28 2 16 1 0 0 816.2
1986-1987 TPS Turku-Finland 4113 30 43 20
1986-1987 Finland-WEC-A 80 4 4 4
1987-1988 Finland-Can-Cup 50 1 1 0
1987-1988 TPS Turku-Finland 4410 28 38 20
1988-1989 TPS Turku-Finland 437 25 32 30
1988-1989 Finland-WEC-A 103 5 8 6
1989-1990 TPS Turku-Finland 417 19 26 14
1990-1991 TPS Turku-Finland 434 16 20 40
1990-1991 Finland-WEC-A 70 2 2 4
1991-1992 TPS Turku-Finland 436 22 28 32
1992-1993 TPS Turku-Finland 391 18 19 18
1993-1994 TPS Turku-Finland 473 17 20 18
1993-1994 Finland-Olympics 82 1 3 2
1993-1994 Finland-WC-A 81 4 5 6
1994-1995 Grasshopper-Club Zurich-Swiss-2 3612 18 30 14
1994-1995 Finland-WC-A 71 1 2 8
1995-1996 Grasshopper-Club Zurich-Swiss-2 3512 26 38 10
1995-1996 Finland-WC-A 60 6 6 4
1996-1997 Finland-W-Cup 41 0 1 6
1996-1997 TPS Turku-Finland 487 14 21 24
1996-1997 Finland-WC-A 80 3 3 4
1997-1998 ZSC Lions Zurich-Swiss 464 25 29 14
1999-2000 TPS Turku-Finland
NHL TOTALS2452510112622667214056.2

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1979-1980 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 52 3 5 0 0
1980-1981 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 5 0
1980-1981 TPS Turku-Finland 40 1 1 0 4 00.0
1981-1982 TPS Turku-Finland 71 1 2 0 2
1981-1982Sabres40 1 1 0 0 0 0
1982-1983Sabres101 2 3 4 0 0 0
1983-1984Sabres30 0 0 2 0 0 0
1986-1987 TPS Turku-Finland 50 3 3 0 2 00.0
1988-1989 TPS Turku-Finland 101 7 8 0 0
1989-1990 TPS Turku-Finland 90 6 6 0 10 00.0
1990-1991 TPS Turku-Finland 94 2 6 0 4
1991-1992 TPS Turku-Finland 31 4 5 0 0
1992-1993 TPS Turku-Finland 122 2 4 0 14
1993-1994 TPS Turku-Finland 100 3 3 0 6 00.0
1994-1995 Grasshopper-Club Zurich-Swiss-2 125 9 14 0 2
1995-1996 Grasshopper-Club Zurich-Swiss-2 101 6 7 0 6
1996-1997 TPS Turku-Finland 120 1 1 0 6 00.0
NHL TOTALS171346000
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery