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Jakub Voráček
Jakub Voracek
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
Nickname(s) Jake
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
NHL Team Philadelphia Flyers
Nationality Flag of the Czech Republic Czech
Born August 15 1989 (1989-08-15) (age 27),
Kladno, CS
NHL Draft 7th overall, 2007
Columbus Blue Jackets
Pro Career 2005 – present

Jakub Voráček (born August 15, 1989 in Kladno) is a Czech professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted seventh overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft on June 22, 2007.

Playing careerEdit

Voráček was taken first overall in the 2006 CHL Import Draft and played two seasons with the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He also represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 2007 and 2008. He signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blue Jackets on August 2, 2007.

He scored his first NHL goal in his first game on October 10, 2008 against Marty Turco of the Dallas Stars.

Voráček had the lone assist on the first ever playoff goal in Blue Jackets history, scored by R. J. Umberger.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 HC Kladno Czech 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 59 23 63 86 26 12 7 17 24 6
2007–08 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 53 33 68 101 42 15 5 13 18 14
2008–09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 80 9 29 38 44 4 0 1 1 8
2009-10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 81 16 34 50 26 - - - - -
2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 80 14 32 46 26 - - - - -
2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 78 18 31 49 32 11 2 8 10 8
QMJHL totals 112 56 131 187 68 27 12 30 42 20
NHL totals 348 70 144 214 136 15 2 9 11 16

AwardsEdit

Jakub Voracek (Halifax)

Voracek with the Halifax Mooseheads

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Derick Brassard
Columbus Blue Jackets first round draft pick
2007
Succeeded by
Nikita Filatov



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