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Jakub Voracek

Born:August 15, 1989Draft:2007 Blue Jackets, #7 Overall
Hometown:Kladno, Czech RepublicPosition:RW/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Czech RepublicCurrent Team:Columbus Blue Jackets

Jakub Voráček (born 15 August 1989) is a Czech professional ice hockey right winger and alternate captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Voráček was drafted seventh overall by the Blue Jackets at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, the team with which he began his NHL career. He played 10 seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers before returning to the Blue Jackets in 2021 in a trade for Cam Atkinson.

Philadelphia Flyers Jakub Voracek Toronto Maple Leafs Cody Ceci
Philadelphia Flyers’ Jakub Voracek skates with the puck past Toronto Maple Leafs’ Cody Ceci. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Jakub Voracek Statistics

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Achievements

  • 2005-06 U18 WJC Bronze Medal
  • 2006-07 CHL Top Prospects Game
  • 2006-07 QMJHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2006-07 QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (Michel Bergeron Trophy)
  • 2006-07 QMJHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2007-08 QMJHL Second All-Star Team
  • 2009-10 World Championship Gold Medal
  • 2010-11 World Championship Bronze Medal
  • 2014-15 Czech Player of the Year
  • 2014-15 NHL All-Star Game
  • 2014-15 NHL First All-Star Team
  • 2018-19 World Championship All-Star Team

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