Flyers sign Jakub Voracek to eight-year extension

Jacob Voracek of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Chris Szagola/AP)

The Philadelphia Flyers signed forward Jakub Voracek to an eight-year extension worth $66 million on Thursday.

Voracek, 25, recorded 22 goals and 59 assists for the Flyers last season, posting career-highs in points, assists, power play goals, and power play points.

He was named a first-team all-star for the first time in his NHL career and played in his first all-star game.

Since being acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a trade for forward Jeff Carter following the 2010-11 season, Voracek has scored 85 goals and 238 points in 290 games with Philadelphia.

The Czech-born forward was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2015-16 season.

July 30, 2015


Jakub Voracek

Philadelphia Flyers
8 yrs
Contract Extension
$8.25 million
$66 million

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