The workforce says it has engaged “exterior experience” to help in an unbiased probe.
“Our group doesn’t settle for sexual misconduct of any variety and the claims as reported are being handled very significantly by us,” mentioned an announcement from the workforce.
Virtanen, 24, is in his sixth season in Vancouver after being chosen by the Canucks with the sixth decide within the 2014 NHL Draft.
He has 5 factors in 38 video games this season.
The Canucks are slated to face the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Saturday night time.