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The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 56 — Stepan, Couturier; Vishal Hussain talks Devils

The Philadelphia Flyers extended Sean Couturier for another 6 years at $26 million. (Photo via Philly.com) The Hockey Guys Podcast is sponsored by Just Dishin Hockey, who specialize in combining fashion with the great game of Hockey! Check out JustDishinHockey.com for more information! Hunter and Chris discuss the week that was, recapping the signings of Derek Stepan, Eric Fehr...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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Between the Pipes: Voracek, Couturier, Hextall on Schenn

Hello Flyers fans! It's time for another edition of Between the Pipes where I look at a few of the top headlines from the week. It was certainly a big week for the future of the club with multiple long-term deals announced.  Flyers Sign Jake Voracek to a eight-year extension - [Sean McCullen - nhl.com] [Rob Riches - Flyerdelphia] Hopkins take: The Flyers locked up one of the...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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Flyers GM to remain patient in signing Brayden Schenn

After signing two of his team's stars to long-term deals this week, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall admitted he isn't jumping the gun to lock up forward Brayden Schenn."I don't anticipate signing Brayden, which never means that you're not going to, but it's not something we'll actively pursue," Hextall told CSNPhilly. "We'll wait and see how the year goes and probably...
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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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Goumas signs AHL contract with Phantoms

Photo via Kevin Goumas' Instagram account Kevin Goumas, the 23-year-old forward who made his debut with the Adirondack Phantoms in 2014, is set to return for another season. Goumas signed a one-year AHL deal with the Phantoms, keeping him in the Flyers system. Goumas scored six goals and added 11 assists in 63 games for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms last season, his first full professional...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Flyers well-represented at Canadian Junior Summer Showcase

  View image | gettyimages.com Preparations are already being made for the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship, which will be played in Helsinki, Finland. Canada, fresh off of their 2015 victory, will kick things off by inviting 40 players to their summer showcase in Calgary which will run from Aug. 1-6. The Philadelphia Flyers will see three of their top prospects take...
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Can Hakstol get production out of Lecavalier, MacDonald, Umberger?

In the 2014-15 season, the Flyers missed the playoffs primarily due to inconsistent play. But it was the inconsistencies of three players that were magnified, and for good reason. Combined, Vincent Lecavalier, R.J. Umberger and Andrew MacDonald make $14.1 million. Last season, they played in a combined 182 games, scoring 19 goals and adding 28 assists. Umberger was a minus-9....
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Flyers sign Couturier to six-year extension

The Philadelphia Flyers made a large investment toward their future by signing center Sean Couturier to a six-year contract extension.Financial terms weren't released, but Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reported late Tuesday night that the deal is worth $26 million for an average annual value of $4.33 million. Couturier will receive a $1 million signing bonus in each of the first three...
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Flyers sign center Sean Couturier to long-term contract

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Sean Couturier to a multi-year contract extension. The 22-year-old Couturier had a career-high 15 goals and 22 assists for 37 points in 82 games last season. He has played in 198 consecutive games and has only missed seven games in his four-year career. Couturier has 45 goals and 73 assists for 118 points in 287 regular...
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Philadelphia Flyers get Excellent Value with Sean Couturier’s Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Sean Couturier to a six-year extension (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek) The Philadelphia Flyers have locked up an extremely important piece of their team for the foreseeable future, as they announced they have signed center Sean Couturier to a six-year, $26 million contract. Couturier is entering the final year of a two-year, $3.5 million bridge...
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Flyers sign Couturier to multi-year extension

The Flyers ensured that a young piece of the lineup will be around for years to come. Forward Sean Couturier has signed a multi-year extension with the Flyers, worth $25.8 million over six years. The deal carries an AAV of $4.33 million. Couturier's cap hit in 2015-16 will be $3.75 million. Couturier was the eighth overall pick in the 2011 NHL Draft. As he is about to enter his...
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Flyers lock up Sean Couturier with 6-year, $26 million extension (Puck Daddy)

Sean Couturier won’t have to worry about a potential RFA contract cloud looming over him this coming season. The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Tuesday that they have extended the 22-year old pivot with a six-year, $26 million deal. That comes to a $4.33M cap hit, per Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston . General Fanager has the year-by-year breakdown, including $3 million in signing...
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Between the Pipes: Sanheim, Del Zotto in 'Goon', Roenick on Voracek

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Between the Pipes! I'm your host, Zach Hopkins, and I look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest news and notes from the Orange and Black each week. Without further ado - let's get it started.  Flyers analyst Steve Coates goes one-on-one with 2014 first round pick Travis Sanheim - [Gus Richardson -Broad Street Buzz]  Hopkins...
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Islanders Summer Report Card: Colin McDonald

Colin McDonald Season: 18 GP – 2 G – 6 A – 8 PTS — 0 PIM — -3 Career: 140 GP – 18 G – 26 A – 44 PTS — 66 PIM — minus-25 Contract: Unrestricted Free Agent-Signed with Flyers What can we say about Colin McDonald? He knew his role on the Islanders, and he filled that role very well. McDonald was a well-liked depth forward who would jump in on the fourth line...
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