Flyers Rise Up On Easter Sunday

The Flyers went into Sunday afternoon's game with the Rangers faced with the reality of being in a must win situation. Yes, it was only game 2, but they hadn't won in Madison Square Garden in 9 previous tries, so to go down 2 games to none knowing they would have to win 4 out of 6, and at least one in New York, would have been disastrous. With these circumstances in mind...
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Flyers Five: What to watch for in a playoff run

Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek celebrate a goal against Pittsburgh in Game 6 of the 2012 Eastern Conference semifinals -- the second-to-last playoff series for the Orange and Black. (Photo Courtesy of Philly.com) The Orange and Black have a chance to clinch their first playoff berth since 2012 with a win over Florida on Tuesday night. The Stanley Cup Playoffs always produce interesting...
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Tuukka Rask Makes Great Save On Jakub Voracek After Bruins Turnover (Video)

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves in a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon, and none of them were better than his stop on Jakub Voracek in the second period. After Bruins defenseman Torey Krug turned the puck over to Voracek in his own zone, the Flyers winger skated toward Rask all by himself, but the Boston goaltender made a spectacular right-pad save. Check it...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

For Jakub Voracek, Sochi was a 'great experience'

Jakub Voracek was visibly exhausted. His flight back from Sochi on Thursday was 11 hours long -- and that doesn’t count the time it took him to drive home from Newark, N.J. But for the 24-year-old first-time Olympian, representing the Czech Republic was entirely worth it. “It was a great experience,” Voracek said Friday at a stop by Skate Zone. “I think it was a great setup...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ playoff picture if the season ended today

Men’s hockey has begun at the Sochi Olympics, and a majority of NHL players are getting a break from the season, while a select few represent their home nations on the world stage. With 62 days of hockey left before the league’s top 16 teams compete for the Cup, the playoffs are looming ever closer, and teams are grasping at a spot. Let’s say the season ended today, and tomorrow...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Voracek: ‘I can be way better’

Jakub Voracek has yet to score a goal in eight games this season. He scored a career-high 22 goals last season. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com The Flyers locker room on Monday was full of quotable moments: from Steve Mason’s comments about playing in Philadelphia to Claude Giroux’s bold prediction. If there’s one thing the Flyers could use the week off for, it’s self-evaluation...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Voracek Injured in Preseason Game Against the Devils

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek left Tuesday’s preseason contest with the New Jersey Devils with what has been diagnosed as an “upper body injury”. Now, upper body injury is a pretty broad description of an injury, but the center of the injury seems to be his back. Voracek was hooked by the Devils’ Bryce Salvador, a penalty that resulted in a penalty shot. After...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Forward Jakub Voracek ‘Fine’ After Wrecking Ferrari in Nasty-Looking Crash (Photo)

Jakub Voracek got really, really lucky on Wednesday in the Czech Republic. Take one look at what his car looks like, and you’ll know he’s fortunate to even be alive, let alone fine after a nasty car crash. The Flyers forward wrecked his Ferrari in a one-car crash in his native country Wednesday, but according to reports, the winger is OK after the accident. Voracek is “all...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek uninjured after totaling Ferrari (photos)

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek, back home in his native Czech Republic for the off-season, amazingly was able to walk away from a horrific-looking accident in which he totaled his Ferrari. The accident occurred on Wednesday morning near his hometown of Kladn and given the state of his Ferrari, the fact he came away unscathed [...]The post Flyers forward Jakub Voracek uninjured...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Voracek Injures Knee in KHL

According to a report from CSN Philly, Flyers forward Jakub Voracek sustained a knee injury this weekend. He is currently playing in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for HC Lev Praha.Petr Svoboda, Voracek's agent, said that it was just a knee sprain and that Jake will only be sidelined for a week.Another source told CSN Philly that the injury is worse.Should the injury be...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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