Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 2/25/13
(Sports Illustrated) After starting the season off basically invisible, the Flyers winger Jakub Voracek has been on fire! Voracek was named the NHL's first star of the week, ahead of Steven Stamkos and Ben Bishop. For the full article of the NHL stars of the week, check it out. Here is what the NHL website had to say about the Flyers best player right now: Voracek led all skaters in points (4-7—11) and assists as the Flyers won three of four games. He opened the week with the first four-point game of his career (0-4—4) in a 7-0 win over the New York Islanders Feb. 18 and recorded his first career hat trick, including the game-winner with 1:31 remaining in regulation, in a 6-5 victory at Pittsburgh Feb. 20. Voracek scored his seventh goal of the season in a 5-2 loss to the Florida Panthers Feb. 21 and capped the week with three assists in a 5-3 triumph over the Winnipeg Jets Feb. 23. The Kladno, Czech Republic, native has points in five straight games (4-8—12) and leads the Flyers in goals (seven), assists (15) and points (22) this season. Now in his fifth NHL campaign, the 23-year-old Voracek has 64-141—205 in 339 career games. The Flyers face the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at 7:00pm. Buy Flyers tickets here!
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