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NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Pavel Zacha

  Get to Know Pavel Zacha Date of Birth:  4/6/1997 Place of Birth:  Brno, Czech Republic Ht:  6’3″  Wt:  214 lbs Shoots: Left Position:  Center Team:  Sarnia Sting (OHL) It’s somewhat rare to see Czechs drafted in the top 10 of a draft – Jakub Voracek 7th Overall placement in 2007 was the last instance – but Pavel Zacha is making a strong case for his name to...
Via BSN Denver
2 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. reaches world championship quarterfinals with win over Slovenia

  Nelson Brock scored twice and added an assist Sunday as the United States clinched a spot in the quarterfinal of the ice hockey world championship with a 3-1 victory over Slovenia. The Czech Republic also advanced to the knockout stage by beating Germany 4-2. Brock has six goals at the tournament and leads the scoring chart together with Sweden's Filip Forsberg. The U.S. team...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

US, Czech Republic make quarterfinals at hockey worlds

PRAGUE (AP) Nelson Brock scored twice and added an assist Sunday as the United States clinched a spot in the quarterfinal of the ice hockey world championship with a 3-1 victory over Slovenia. The Czech Republic also advanced to the knockout stage by beating Germany 4-2. Brock has six goals at the tournament and leads the scoring chart together with Sweden's Filip Forsberg. The...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic blanks Austria 4-0 at ice hockey worlds

PRAGUE (AP) The Czech Republic blanked Austria 4-0 Friday for the host's third victory at the ice hockey world championship and Norway earned its second win by beating Slovenia 3-1. The Czechs wasted a two-man advantage before they struck with middle-period goals from Ondrej Nemec, Martin Zatovic and Vladimir Sobotka, who all scored 7:59 apart. Captain Jakub Voracek added the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers limp toward offseason without playoff appearance

VORHEES, N.J. (AP) The Flyers hit The Big 4-0 this season. Just don't expect fans to celebrate during the NHL playoffs with a big bash. The Philadelphia Flyers marked the milestone of their last Stanley Cup championship in the 1974-75 season by trudging to the finish line without a playoff berth for the second time in three seasons. This miss could cost coach Craig Berube his job...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers host Senators in season finale

The Philadelphia Flyers (33-30-18) will play their final game of the 2014-15 season this afternoon when they host the Ottawa Senators (42-26-13). This is the third and final meeting between the teams and second in Philadelphia. Gametime is 12:30. The Flyers are coming off a 3-1 loss to Carolina on Thursday. The Flyers lone goal in that game came in the final minutes on a deflection...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes down Flyers to snap skid

PHILADELPHIA -- Brent Bellemore and Ryan Murphy each scored a goal to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Jordan Staal added an empty-netter for the Hurricanes, who snapped a five-game road losing streak while taking their fourth victory in five games against Philadelphia this season. Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers,...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Goals by Bellemore, Murphy lead Hurricanes past Flyers

  Brent Bellemore and Ryan Murphy each scored a goal to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Jordan Staal added an empty-netter for the Hurricanes, who snapped a five-game road losing streak while taking their fourth victory in five games against Philadelphia this season. Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers, while Jakub Voracek...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers’ Inconsistent Home/Away Play Doomed Season

Philadelphia Flyers’ Brandon Manning’s shot goes wide of the net defended by New York Islanders’ Jaroslav Halak in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek) The Philadelphia Flyers are not a happy bunch these days. With the 2014/15 regular season nearing its close, the Flyers are preparing to face the reality of...
Via The Sports Journal
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Ground Flyers

When: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PATime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders (46-27-6, 98 points) magic number has dwindled down to one. New York traveled to Philadelphia yesterday afternoon in hopes to clinch a playoff berth with a win tonight against...
Via Islanders Insight
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Race for the Art Ross Trophy

By Stephen Weber. With the hockey season a couple of weeks away from ending, and teams trying to solidify playoff spots, there’s a close race going on for the Art Ross Trophy.  The Art Ross Trophy is a very prestigious NHL hockey award given out every year to the player who scored the most points in the season. (Current Stats as of 4/4/2015) Player Total Points Sidney Crosby...
Via Beyond The Spread
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers visit Hurricanes in final road game of the season

The Philadelphia Flyers (31-29-17) head to Raleigh to take on the Carolina Hurricanes (28-38-11) in what is their last road game of the 2014-15 season. This is the fourth of five meetings between the two teams. Game time at PNC Arena is 1:00. The Flyers are coming off a convincing 4-1 win in Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Brayden Schenn (2), Vincent Lecavalier, and Carlo...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers continue Pittsburgh dominance with 4-1 win

  View image | gettyimages.com Thanks in part to a two-goal night from Brayden Schenn as well as points from eight different players, the Flyers on Wednesday beat Pittsburgh for the third time this season, by a 4-1 margin. Schenn scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season at the 12:43 mark of the second period and on a power play just 49 seconds into the third frame, deflecting...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

All 30: Each NHL team’s 2014-15 LVP

Throughout the 2014-15 NHL season, a number of the game’s stars have taken a turn as the frontrunner for the league’s Hart Trophy. Jakub Voracek stormed out of the gate for Philadelphia. Tyler Seguin shined brighter than ever for the Stars. Patrick Kane took his game to another level for the Blackhawks. And now, Carey […] The post All 30: Each NHL team’s 2014-15 LVP appeared...
Via Along the Boards
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hilarious Failure that is the Philadelphia Flyers by @DXTraeger

"Uh...that's not a baton, Claude."  #NotAHomer The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers will square off tonight at the Consol Energy Center to renew their mutual hatred of one another.  The game, which will be spotlighted on NBCSports' appropriately titled "Rivalry Night" programming block, is sure to be filled with energy, fights, and general malaise.For the Flyers, their...
Via PensInitiative
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers return home for a showdown with Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers (29-9-16) return home from a four game Canadian road trip to host the Chicago Blackhawks (44-22-6) at the Wells Fargo Center. This is the second and final meeting of the season and the lone game in Philadelphia. The Blackhawks defeated the Flyers back in October by a score of 4-0 in Chicago. Game time is 8:00. After a seven goal outburst against Detroit...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/16 – 3/22

The past week featured some outstanding hockey fights. As teams push to close out the season on a high note (either in hopes of a playoff spot or in hopes of winning the Connor McDavid lottery), emotions are running high. Do any of these fights belong in our list of the year’s best? Let us know. 5. Corey Tropp (CBJ) vs Derek Dorsett (VAN) – Mar. 19th There’s some wild jersey...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bro, Your Face Sprung A Leak

  You really have to give Dan Hamhuis of the Vancouver Canucks credit for this brawl last night with Jakub Voracek. It would’ve been acceptable for Dan to go down once the blood started blasting into his visor after a wicked shot to the left side of his face. But that’s not how Dan rolls. A bloody visor isn’t going to stop Dan from landing a couple of nice bombs on the side...
Via Busted Coverage
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Solid effort not enough as Ottawa defeats Philadelphia

  View image | gettyimages.com   The Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators played a tight checking game. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Jakub Voracek each scored in regulation. Both Andrew Hammond and Ray Emery were solid in net. In the end, one team had to win and Bobby Ryan scored the shootout winner as the Senators beat the Flyers 2-1 on Sunday. It was slow moving first...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flyers Notes: Tuukka Rask’s Breakaway Save In OT Sets Stage For Winning Goal

BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has bailed out his teammates after defensive breakdowns and mental mistakes all season, and he did it again Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer Jakub Voracek had a breakaway in overtime with a chance to secure two much-needed points for his team in the playoff race, but Rask stopped him with an excellent save...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand’s Overtime Goal Lifts Bruins To 3-2 Win Over Flyers

BOSTON — The Bruins secured two much-needed points in a thrilling Saturday afternoon game against the Philadelphia Flyers with a 3-2 overtime win. B’s winger Brad Marchand forced overtime with a goal in the last 15 seconds of regulation and then won the game with an overtime tally at the 3:52 mark. The Bruins return to game action Sunday afternoon against the Detroit Red Wings...
Via NESN.com
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers-Maple Leafs Preview

A lack of consistency continues to plague the Philadelphia Flyers, and it may ultimately cost them a playoff spot. The Flyers attempt to avoid another letdown Thursday night as they go for a season sweep of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Philadelphia (26-24-11) has only put together four winning streaks of at least three games, and its longest was four after beating Toronto 1-0 at home...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres-Flyers Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek and Claude Giroux are among the league leaders in points, but they haven't been productive lately. The Flyers hope their high-scoring duo can end their scoring woes Thursday night at home against the Buffalo Sabres. These players have been very productive with Voracek registering 60 points - two shy of his career high - and Giroux 55. Voracek...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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