Jakub Voracek RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jakub Voracek: 'I had a little confidence issue this year sometimes'

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek was refreshingly honest. He didn’t come to his end-of-the-season press conference wearing a hard-covered shell, as hockey players seemingly do so often — showing no brokenness, not even an inkling of weakness. NHLers are predetermined as the toughest, so, understandably,..." April 30

  • Jake Voracek cleared to play, but a game-time decision Saturday

    CSN Philly "“If” was a word that frequently came out of Jake Voracek’s mouth on Friday afternoon. But if Friday morning’s practice at SkateZone was any indication, it sure looks like the Flyers will have their star winger back for Saturday afternoon’s important game with the rival Pittsburgh..." March 18

  • Voracek ‘making progress,’ nearing return to Flyers’ lineup

    Pro Hockey Talk "They’re 10-2-2 in their last 14, they just overtook Detroit for the final wild-card spot in the East, and Saturday against the Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers might get star winger Jakub Voracek back. Let the good times roll. Voracek skated yesterday in Chicago, prior to his team’s big win..." March 17

  • Voracek to skate for first time since injury

    Philly.com "After a visit to the doctor Saturday, Jake Voracek was given permission to skate for the first time since he injured his left foot against Minnesota on Feb. 25. The gifted Flyers winger is expected to skate Sunday in Voorhees, general manager Ron Hextall said before the game against Florida on..." March 13

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    Tim Panaccio @tpanotchCSN

    Voracek's slated return? Next week vs Detroit, says Hextall

  • Jakub Voracek out 2 weeks with lower-body injury

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek will miss two weeks because of a lower-body injury, general manager Ron Hextall announced Monday night before the Flyers' game against the Calgary Flames. Voracek suffered the injury against Minnesota last Thursday and missed Saturday's 4-2 win over Arizona. After the game, he was..." February 29

  • Jakub Voracek: 'I'm at the same level as I was last year'

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek stood by his locker and was asked a simple question. Does he feel like he's back on top? "I think since Game 17, 18," Voracek said after the Flyers' 4-3 overtime win Wednesday. "I don't know what my points are since then, but I think I'm playing good hockey lately. I just..." January 29

  • Flyers change line, position for slumping Jakub Voracek

    CSN Philly "Jake Voracek is willing to try anything to start scoring. Even if that means changing lines and moving from his traditional right wing position to the unfamiliar left side. “I have one goal in 30 games,” he said. “I’ve got to find a way. It doesn’t matter where I play.” Off to the worst..." December 14

  • Petr Svoboda: Jakub Voracek's struggles not contract-related

    CSN Philly "Hockey agent Petr Svoboda is in New York City this week meeting with clients. The former Flyers defenseman was debating whether to catch a train to Philly to talk to his No. 1 client — Jakub Voracek. Instead, he called Voracek on the phone. Svoboda wanted to offer encouragement to the..." October 29

  • Czech president Jaromir Jagr? Possible, Flyers' Jakub Voracek says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Whenever the ageless Jaromir Jagr finally decides to quit playing, he might be able to have a second career as a high-ranking politician back home in the Czech Republic ... the highest ranking of all. How popular is Jagr, now 43 and playing for the Florida Panthers, in his country? "I think..." October 11

  • New deal, new role for Jakub Voracek: leader

    CSN Philly "Generations ago, there was The Six Million Dollar Man. His name was Lee Majors and he was an ABC television star of the mid-1970s. Jakub Voracek wasn’t around then, but he’s worth a lot more than the character “Steve Austin” was. Voracek is the Flyers' $66 Million Dollar Man. That’s..." October 08

  • Flyers' Jakub Voracek to donate $1,000 for every point to help fight MS

    CBS Sports "Thanks to the new contract extension he signed this summer, Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek is going to make a lot of money over the next eight seasons. And if he continues to put up points like he did this past season, he plans on donating a chunk of that money to a very good..." September 09

  • Michal Neuvirth: Jakub Voracek 'the reason I signed' with Flyers

    CSN Philly "Michal Neuvirth arrived from Europe last week and has barely had time to settle into his new digs near the Philly waterfront. Among the more than half-dozen Flyers practicing on their own at Skate Zone, the Flyers' newest backup goalie dressed quickly, made some introductions, then was off to..." August 31

  • Flyers' Giroux-Voracek combo has staying power

    Philly.com "THIS WAS always the situation the Flyers and their two top-line stars would be in when this offseason started. Jakub Voracek's 81 points last season and three straight seasons of solid production made it obvious he wasn't going to hit free agency when his four-year deal ran out after next..." August 07

  • A deeper look at Sean Couturier and Jake Voracek's contract extensions

    CSN Philly "The sun may be burning bright and the humidity may be through the roof around these parts, but those facts don’t mean the hockey world has stopped spinning on its axis. In fact, there are no summer vacations in hockey. If you’ve been paying attention to news surrounding the Flyers over the..." August 05

  • Flyers agree to multi-year contract extension with Jakub Voracek

    NHL.com "The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have agreed to terms with 6’2”, 214-lb right wing Jakub Voracek on a multi-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Voracek (25, 8/15/1989) completed his seventh NHL season in 2014-15 and led the Flyers with 81 points..." July 31

  • Voracek’s agent begins extension talks with Flyers

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Philadelphia Flyers need to agree to terms with restricted free agent Michael Del Zotto, but they’re otherwise pretty much set for training camp. That doesn’t mean the rest of the summer will be uneventful though. Jakub Voracek is going into the final season of his four-year, $17 million..." July 08

  • Flyers must trade Giroux and Voracek, says hot Marcus Hayes take

    CSN Philly "The Flyers are going to miss the playoffs for the second time in three years, and you know what that means? It’s time to panic and call for the trades of the team’s two best players. On Wednesday, the Daily News published its latest DN Agenda, which “examines a major issue of the day in..." April 08

  • Jakub Voracek 'doing everything' to get to 'next level'

    CSN Philly "Throughout the three years they played together in Columbus, R.J. Umberger used to kid Jakub Voracek about his shot -- or, really, lack thereof. “He didn’t shoot much,” Umberger said. “We used to give him a hard time that his shot was soft and weak.” These days, Umberger has detected a..." October 08

  • For Jakub Voracek, Sochi was a 'great experience'

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek was visibly exhausted. His flight back from Sochi on Thursday was 11 hours long -- and that doesn’t count the time it took him to drive home from Newark, N.J. But for the 24-year-old first-time Olympian, representing the Czech Republic was entirely worth it. “It was a great..." February 23

  • Voracek benefits most from postponed game

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek will benefit most from the postponement of Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes, a rare 6 p.m. start at the Wells Fargo Center. Voracek sustained a bruised left hand in Monday’s 4-3 overtime loss in Uniondale, N.Y., to the Islanders. Coach Craig Berube said Monday..." January 22

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    Tim Panaccio @tpanotchCSN

    Jakub Voracek will play tonight vs. Carolina. Extra day off helped his ailing hand

  • Voracek has moved on from time with Columbus

    CSN Philly "When Jakub Voracek recalls his days in Columbus, he doesn’t think about Scott Arniels’s comments in the spring of 2011 about him being an “out of shape” player. He’s moved on. Indeed, Voracek recalls the good times he had with Rick Nash, R.J. Umberger, Antoine Vermette and Derick Brassard -..." December 21

  • Voracek doesn’t mind playing on third line

    Pro Hockey Talk "When the Philadelphia Flyers took on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday one of the more surprising lineup moves was Flyers coach Peter Laviolette’s decision to put Jakub Voracek on the third line with Sean Couturier and Max Talbot. Voracek excelled with Claude Giroux last season and the..." October 05

  • Voracek expected to play in opener

    Philly.com "Those concerned about the health of high-scoring Flyers winger Jake Voracek can exhale. Voracek who finished tied for eighth in the NHL with a team-high 22 goals last season will play in Wednesday's opener against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Paul Holmgren said. The..." September 30

  • Flyers Injury Update: Simmonds in, Voracek out

    CSN Philly "Both Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek were at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday afternoon but only one of them participated in practice. Simmonds who had been battling the flu since the Flyers’ trip to Lake Placid N.Y. last week took part in the full hour-long session. In fact it was the second..." September 26

  • Voracek injured in Flyers' preseason loss to NJ

    CSN Philly "On a night when the Flyers' top centerman Claude Giroux made his preseason debut coming off an injury his top right wing went down with an injury of his own. Jakub Voracek the Flyers’ leading goal scorer last season with 22 sustained an “upper-body” injury during the second period of Tuesday’s..." September 25

  • Flyers' Voracek on car accident: 'I was lucky and I know that'

    Courier-Post "Flyers captain Claude Giroux woke up one morning in May and couldn’t believe what showed up on his phone. The pictures of the mangled blue Ferrari looked horrendous. Shockingly the accompanying article said that the driver his right wing Jake Voracek was not hurt. Voracek 24 was by himself..." September 22

  • Flyers winger Jake Voracek OK after crashing, totaling Ferrari

    Philly.com "Flyers winger Jake Voracek reportedly totaled his Ferrari in an accident Wednesday morning near his hometown of Klando, Czech Republic. Despite how bad the accident looks, there were no injuries according to a story posted on Sport.cz, the same site that posted the pictures below. The good..." May 22

  • Taking shots paying off for Jakub Voracek

    CSN Philly "A clever person on Twitter suggested last week that the media should change Jakub Voracek’s surname to “Scoreacek.” The 23-year-old scored another key goal Saturday in the Flyers' tense 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators, giving him 15 points (six goals) over his last eight games. Overall,..." March 04

  • Voracek's star on the rise

    Courier-Post "Jakub Voracek’s face is covered with a thick, red beard that’s been growing for a month, and it has nothing to do with the superstitious side of the Flyers‘ scoring leader not wanting to change anything during the hottest stretch of his career. “I’m just too lazy to shave,” the right winger..." February 26

  • Red-hot Voracek piling up points for Flyers

    CSN Philly "One of the items on the Flyers' wishlist this season after losing Jaromir Jagr in free agency was for an increase in scoring from their younger players. Players like the 23-year-old Jakub Voracek, who scored a career-high 18 goals last season in his first year as a Flyer. As of Sunday,..." February 25

  • Jakub Voracek deserves more ice time

    Broad Street Hockey "Even before his four-assist game during yesterday's 7-0 dismantling of the Islanders, Jakub Voracek was quietly having a really, really solid start to this season. He entered Monday's game against the Islanders tied for the team scoring lead with Brayden Schenn, and now holds that lead by..." February 19

  • Claude Giroux and linemates lead Flyers to 7-0 rout of Islanders

    The Globe and Mail "The line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points Monday, helping the Philadelphia Flyers break a slump with a 7-0 matinee victory over the New York Islanders. Giroux scored two goals and added an assist, Read had a goal and two assists and Voracek..." February 18

  • Voracek coming on strong

    CSN Philly "Jakub Voracek had a talk with Brayden Schenn before the game. “We talk a lot before the game,” Voracek said. “We get the chemistry going. We know when our players are in the offensive zone, it’s a big advantage. “With Brayden and [Tye] McGinn, they’re both big bodies. A couple goals went in..." February 13

  • Playoffs way better than Worlds for Voracek

    Courier-Post "Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek was reminded where he was this time a year ago and smiled. Not yet a Flyer, his Columbus Blue Jackets didn't make the playoffs, so he headed to Slovakia to represent the Czech Republic in the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championships. During down time, he'd..." May 07

  • Admiration is mutual for Elias and Voracek

    Courier-Post "When Flyers forward Jakub Voracek was growing up and playing youth hockey in Kladno, Czech Republic, he had no shortage of local heroes to inspire his journey to the NHL. The most prominent role model was Jaromir Jagr, who has become Voracek's teammate and a mentor of sorts in Philadelphia. New..." May 02

  • For Voracek, the goals will come

    Courier-Post "Jakub Voracek would have loved to have just gone home this time a year ago. His Columbus Blue Jackets were wrapping up a terrible 2010-11 season and his wasn't great, either. His personal numbers were decent for a talented young forward, but the public criticism he'd received from a head coach..." April 01

  • Voracek faults himself for clean Kronwall hit

    CSN Philly "Hindsight is always 20/20, but there was no doubting in Jakub Voracek's mind how he felt about the hit he took Tuesday night against Detroit's Niklas Kronwall. "The hit was clean," said the Flyers' winger, who remains questionable for Thursday's game against Florida under a concussion..." March 08

  • Niklas Kronwall's booming hit leaves Jakub Voracek groggy

    Detroit News "If there's a video out highlighting Nikas Kronwall's biggest hits, the one Tuesday on Flyers forward Jakub Voracek will be among the classics. Kronwall's collision with Voracek along the boards in the second period of Philadelphia's 3-2 victory brought audible gasps from the sellout crowd and..." March 07

  • Voracek learning from his hero, Jagr

    Columbus Dispatch "Two months later, Jake Voracek still hasn't quite come to grips with the fact that a legend puts on his uniform only eight stalls from his in the Philadelphia Flyers dressing room. If Voracek was stunned to be traded by the Blue Jackets this offseason in the deal that brought center Jeff Carter..." November 06

  • Flyers have high expectations for Voracek

    CSN Philly "Among the varied expectations for the Flyers this season, there's the one pertaining to 22-year-old Czech winger Jakub Voracek. There's an expectation Voracek will net more goals. Like, perhaps, 25. This is a brand new start for Voracek, who came to the Flyers as part of the Jeff..." October 04

  • Voracek sent packing in deal that brings Jeff Carter to Blue Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "Four years ago, Jake Voracek walked across a stage in Nationwide Arena, accepting a Blue Jackets jersey and hearty congratulations from Scott Howson on being the No. 7th overall draft pick. On the eve of 2011 NHL Draft, the general manager who picked Voracek has sent him packing. The..." June 24

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