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Neuvirth: Voracek 'was the reason I signed (with Flyers)'

Michal Neuvirth credits Jakub Voracek for convincing him to sign with the Philadelphia Flyers, although the latter doesn't necessarily agree with his countryman's assessment. "I met Jake and we talked about things here and he said all good things about the Flyers," Neuvirth told CSN Philly of Voracek, who collected 22 goals and a career-high 59 assists last season en route to signing...
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2015-16 Season Preview: The Philadelphia Flyers

  Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek will look to lead the Philadelphia Flyers back to the playoffs in 2015-16. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports It was a disappointing 2014-15 campaign for the Philadelphia Flyers. After being eliminated from in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs in seven games by the eventual Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should play left wing on the Philadelphia Flyers first line?

Its no secret that the Philadelphia Flyers possess one of the most dangerous offensive duos in the whole NHL in center Claude Giroux and right wing Jakub Voracek. These two guys have combined for 302 points in the last two NHL seasons. Their chemistry is undeniable, and having signed long term contracts with the Flyers at such young ages (Giroux is 27, and Voracek is 26), Giroux...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers ink Voracek to extension

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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Hakstol goes to great lengths to visit Voracek

Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol was sure to go the extra mile in introducing himself to forward Jakub Voracek.Actually, Hakstol traveled more than 4,000 of them."I talked to (Hakstol) over the phone and he told me that he would like to see me in the middle of June," Voracek told after signing his eight-year, $66 million deal last week."I was like, 'Yeah that's perfect...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers sign forward Jakub Voracek to new deal

This week has been an important week for the Philadelphia Flyers as the organization plans for the future. The Flyers signed 22-year old, two-way center Sean Couturier to a six-year $26 million contract. And perhaps more importantly, the Flyers signed RW Jakub Voracek to an eight-year, $66 million contract (AAV of $8.25 million). While signing Couturier for the Flyers is a big deal...
August 02, 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

Flyers' Voracek agrees to eight-year contract extension

Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek plans to be in the City of Brotherly Love for a long time after agreeing to an eight-year contract extension on Thursday.Terms of the deal were not announced by the club, although Voracek confirmed the length and TSN reported that the pact was for $66 million - with an average annual value of $8.25 million. Voracek has one season remaining...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers' Voracek willing to go extra mile

Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek knows the value of hard work and what it brings to the table during the season.After a career year in 2014-15, it's understandable that the 25-year-old Voracek doesn't plan to deviate from the plan with the new season approaching."I'm going to do exactly the same thing I did last year because I really worked hard and put everything together...
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July 30, 2015  |  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

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