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Flyers' Voracek on being demoted to third line: 'Upset? Not at all'

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek is trying to keep a positive outlook despite seeing his scoring troubles continue. USA TodayForward Jakub Voracek hasn't been scoring and the Philadelphia Flyers have recorded a franchise-low 34 goals after the first 20 games of the season.So with his team mired in a 137-minute, 34-second scoring drought, Voracek was in no position to get...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

By the numbers: Voracek scores game-winner in comeback win

  View image |   It looked to be getting very ugly. Playing against another team at the bottom of the standings, the Philadelphia Flyers still couldn't find any offense. After a stretch of 27 minutes without a shot on goal, the Flyers were trailing 2-0 and only had three shots on goal halfway through the game. Maybe the Flyers had finally found rock bottom...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek scores first goal as Flyers beat Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2

At long last, the wait is over. It only took 17 games, but Jakub Voracek finally scored a goal in 2015-16. He picked a pretty convenient time to do so, as it helped lift the Flyers to a 3-2 comeback win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. With a combined seven shots through two periods, the Flyers looked like they were going to continue their dismal November. They took...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Voracek, Flyers open hearts to 8-year-old with form of epilepsy (PHOTOS)

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek couldn't have been happier on Wednesday after seeing someone else score a goal. Bruce Bennett Getty ImagesAlthough Jakub Voracek still is searching for his first goal of the season, the Philadelphia Flyers forward was all smiles after a newcomer found the net during his first time on the ice.Enter Liam Idzi, an 8-year-old from Madison, Wis...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Judging Jakub: Looking at the advanced stats on Voracek's slow start

Jakub Voracek was, in my opinion, clearly the team MVP last season.  He hit a career high 81 points, and was all over the ice.  Therefore you probably don’t need me to use any advanced stats or graphs to tell that his stat line as of Thursday of 12 games played, 0 goals, 4 assists, and -6 is not very good.  (All stats referenced in this post will also be as of Thursday afternoon...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Voracek dresses as Batman, visits children's hospital (PHOTOS)

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek is quite the fan favorite in the City of Brotherly Love. Bruce Bennett Getty ImagesJakub Voracek may be mired in a sluggish start on the ice, but the Philadelphia Flyers forward certainly scored points when he joined teammate Ryan White in a visit to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children recently.Looking good, @FlyersCommunity.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Voracek Fighting Not to Let Point Drought Bother Him

Flyers right winger Jakub Voracek has always been far more concerned with his team's record than his personal statistics.  Last season, when he led the race for the Art Ross Trophy (top scoring player in the NHL) for much of the season, he inevitably responded to questions about his own numbers by saying that he could not take satisfaction in individual stats when the team was...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Voracek on scoring drought: 'It's just kind of getting old'

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek has struggled out of the blocks this season. USA TodayPhiladelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek admitted he initially wasn't worried after being held without a goal in the first four games of the season.Two weeks - and four more scoreless games - later and Voracek is fit to be tied."It's just kind of getting old. I’ve got to put pucks in...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

If you’re not rooting for Jakub Voracek this season, you will be after reading this story. The Philadelphia Flyers forward is planning to donate $1,000 for every point he records in 2015-16. The donations will go towards helping those with multiple sclerosis – a disease which impacts Voracek’s sister. Voracek's sister has multiple sclerosis. Every point he gets this season...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing Jakub Voracek’s new deal with the Flyers

The Flyers announced that they have signed Jakub Voracek to a monster deal: Eight years at $66 million, which comes out to about $8.25 million a year. Voracek was a first team all-star in 2014-15, and had the best season of his career with 22 goals and 81 points while playing the full 82 games. Point per game players are hard to come by. There were only eight such players last season...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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