Jakub Voracek RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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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    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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