VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Canucks have put right winger Jake Virtanen on leave after allegations of sexual misconduct.

The team released a statement Saturday saying that “sexual misconduct of any kind will not be accepted and the allegations reported be taken very seriously “.

The Canucks say they used” outside expertise “to aid in an independent investigation, and Virtanen has been on leave pending further information.

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