JAKUB VORACEK NEWS

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...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers offseason recap

Last year: 33-31-18, sixth in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 14 points. Key additions: Sam Gagner, Evgeny Medvedev, Michal Neuvirth, Colin McDonald Key subtractions: Chris Pronger’s contract, Zac Rinaldo, Nicklas Grossmann Offense: The Flyers had no choice but to reward Jakub Voracek with a massive extension after he finished fourth in the league in […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
13 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...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers ink Voracek to extension

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Via Complete Philly Coverage
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Power Rankings: Where do the Flyers Rank?

View image | gettyimages.com Analysis This is a team that is fascinating, and is led by stars Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek. Granted GM Hextall did not inherit a great roster, and their spot on this list reflects that. This was not a great team in terms of scoring goals last year, although they did have a great power play last year. Anyway, while Hextall has done a good job...
Via TopSportsReport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Learned: What Jake Voracek tells us about usage and player value (Puck Daddy)

Late last week, Jakub Voracek signed a hefty contract extension with the Philadelphia Flyers that made him a player with the 10th-highest cap hit in the league (tied with Eric Staal and Ryan Getzlaf). The initial reaction most people had to that deal probably ranged somewhere between, “Well, Jake Voracek isn't a top-10 player in the league, so that's a dumb contract,” and,...
Via Philly Sports Live
29 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 Philly.com after signing his eight-year, $66 million deal last week."I was like, 'Yeah that's perfect...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 31, 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...
Via Bloguin Best
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Schenn's Flyers Future Depends on 2015-16 Performance

  The Philadelphia Flyers ticked two major items off their 2015 offseason agenda with the re-signings of Sean Couturier (six years, $25.98 million) and Jakub Voracek (eight years, $66 million) to contract extensions that kick in for the 2016-17 season. The deals pre-empt Voracek's unrestricted free agency (UFA) eligibility next summer as well as Couturier's restricted free agent...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers banking on Giroux, Voracek

The Philadelphia Flyers have quite the 1-2 punch in captain Claude Giroux and All-Star Jakub Voracek, both on the ice and at the bank.Signed to an eight-year, $66 million contract extension on Thursday, Voracek will join Giroux in costing the Flyers to the tune of $16.5 million annually in cap space when the 2016-17 season begins. Giroux is locked up for the next seven campaigns...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: July 31, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than guessing if its King of the Hill or the Boston Bruins Bill would be a good coach. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Feel good about the Penguins?? Today might just ruin all of that. – There are five problems with the Penguins and here they are. – Rob Rossi talked Penguins...
Via The Pensblog
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...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers, Voracek agree to a multiyear contract extension

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed Thursday. The 25-year-old Voracek had 22 goals and career highs of 59 assists and 81 points last season. The 6-foot-2, 214-pound Czech right wing joined Philadelphia in June 2011 in a trade that sent Jeff Carter to Columbus. Voracek...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers, Voracek agree to a multiyear contract extension (The Associated Press)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension.
Via Philly Sports Live
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Voracek to multi-year deal

The Flyers secured another piece of their long-term puzzle on Thursday, signing Jakub Voracek to a max deal. The deal is worth $66 million over eight years, for an AAV of $8.25 million. Voracek was set to hit the free agent market next season. Jake Voracek: 8-years, $66 million. AAV is $8.25 million. #TSN — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) July 30, 2015 Voracek, who...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Jakub Voracek to eight-year, $66 million extension (Puck Daddy)

Jakub Voracek has been locked up by the Philadelphia Flyers for eight years at $66 million. For those doing math at home that’s about $8.25 million per-year which kicks in for the 2015-16 season. That’s a hefty raise for the forward, whose prior contract carried a $4.25 million salary cap hit for the prior four years. Voracek, 25, was set to hit the unrestricted free agent...
Via Philly Sports Live
July 30, 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...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers and the 29th pick

As we approach the NHL Draft, I am discussing the potential players the Flyers may pick in the first round. In a previous article I talked about the Flyers selecting the BPA in the Draft and who they should select with their first pick at 7th overall (link for that article is here). In addition to the 7th overall pick, the Flyers possess the 29th pick, which was acquired along with...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers and the 7th overall pick

The 2015 NHL Draft will set the tone for a new era in the Philadelphia Flyers organization. General Manager Ron Hextall has begun shaping the team in his own vision, with key moves like hiring his own choice head coach Dave Hakstol. And while the Flyers are far from where Hextall would like them to be, the 2015 NHL Draft will greatly help Hextall bring the Flyers to follow his vision...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek wins best Czech player, gets attacked by giant rabbit mascots (Video) (Puck Daddy)

Jaromir Jagr missed out on his 11th Golden Stick Award on Saturday, which is handed out to the best Czech hockey player in the world. Instead, it was an old teammate of his who took home the trophy for the first time in his career.  Jakub Voracek led the Philadelphia Flyers and all NHL Czech players in scoring with 81 points and was in the mix for the Art Ross Trophy for most...
Via Philly Sports Live
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Who Am I?

Hello again and welcome to another edition of Flyers Trivia. This week we will return to our Who Am I format. There are three more weeks left for your chance to be named our follower favorite for June. Keep those answers coming. Last weeks answers were: 1. Jakub Voracek 2. Ron Hextall 3. Jeff Carter 4. Chris Therien 5. Simon Gagne On to today's category. From the clues below...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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