Jared McCann and Jake Virtanen Will Stick With Canucks

On Sunday, Vancouver Canucks rookie forwards Jared McCann and Jake Virtanen were informed that they are not being returned to their junior clubs and will instead stick with the NHL club this year.

The team decided to have a little fun at the expense of the young guys as they told them though.

The team ripped them apart in a video session, pretty viciously according to the team, before informing them that they’re sticking with the club.

The story was relayed via Twitter:

Both rookies have been solid for a surprisingly strong Canucks team this season. McCann has scored five goals through the first nine games of the season. Virtanen hasn’t been as productive offensively, putting in just two assists through eight games, but has been a physical force regularly for the team. Just ask Valeri Nichushkin.

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