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Is Jakub Voracek worth $8 million per season? (Puck Daddy)

Philadelphia Flyers winger Jakub Voracek has 189 points in his last 212 NHL regular-season games, with 67 goals in that stretch. He’s 25 and one of the League’s premiere right wingers, driving possession for the Flyers (52.55 Corsi close, 4.95 percent CorsiRel close) along with center Claude Giroux.  So what’s that worth in a new contract? Voracek is in the last year of...
Via Philly Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Voracek, Jagr Lead Czech’s to Quarter-Final Berth, Germans Eliminated

Germany’s bid at a quarter-final spot was dashed in their sixth game, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Czech Republic on Sunday. It would be the Germans that would strike first blood. Seven minutes in, Daniel Pietta took a pass from in the neutral zone, using his speed to blow past the Czech defense before backhanding it over Ondrej Pavelec’s pad for the 1-0 goal. After 13 minutes...
Via The Hockey House
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask’s Stop On Jakub Voracek Leads To Bruins’ Win Vs. Flyers (Video)

It looked as though it was all over. Philadelphia Flyers winger Jakub Voracek, one of the NHL’s leading scorers, took off on a breakaway in overtime with the Boston Bruins, and Tuukka Rask was all the stood between him and a Flyers victory. But the Bruins’ goaltender did his job and gave his team a second wind. Rask was able to read Vorcek’s smooth...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Voracek Living A Dream At The All Star Game

When you play hockey in your driveway or in the street in front of your house you dream about scoring the winning goal in the Stanley Cup final or maybe you dream about playing in the All Star Game. Flyers forward Jakub Voracek will be making his first NHL All Star appearance this weekend and for him it is something that he has dreamed about since he was a kid. ‘I am really excited...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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 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...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 08, 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...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Desert Storm: Flyers come back, beat Coyotes 5-3

Jakub Voracek celebrates with Steve Downie after putting the Flyers ahead 4-3 in the third period of Saturday's 5-3 win over Phoenix. (Photo Courtesy of Flyers may have been flat offensively in their last game, but picked it right back up Saturday in a 5-3 come-from-behind win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Good news for the Flyers, considering they were short two offensive...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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