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Top Moments: Jake Voracek Season in Review

Another 20-goal season in the books, Voracek remains consistent

by Brian Born | PhiladelphiaFlyers.com Contributor @nhlflyers

After 605 games and eight years in Philadelphia, Jake Voracek has proven to be a consistent piece of the Flyers core. Since joining the Flyers in 2011, Voracek has eclipsed the 20-goal mark six times, matching that total in each of the past three seasons. Following the departure of Wayne Simmonds, Voracek became an alternate captain for the Flyers as one of its established leaders in the locker room.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Voracek this out. #PHIvsCBJ | #LetsGoFlyers pic.twitter.com/rLMvSmyb9w

This summer, Voracek is representing Team Czech in the 2019 IIHF World Championships and serves as captain of the squad.

Check out some of Jake Voracek's top moments from the 2018-19 season below.

400 apples, 600 points


Video: PHI@VGK: Voracek gets 400th apple on Simmonds' second
Video: CBJ@PHI: JVR knocks puck in, giving Voracek 600th pt

Jake hit multiple milestones this season, including 400 assists, 600 points and 800 career NHL games played. He'll enter the 2019-2020 season just five goals shy of 200 for his NHL career.


The Czech Knight rises


Video: PHI@OTT: Voracek buries second on odd-man break

Leaving Ottawa with a W and The Helmet like...

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Recording his first-career five-point (2g-3a) in a victory over the Sens was more than enough to earn Voracek the Helmet (which made its first appearance on social media following the win).


Dangles and angles
 

Video: NJD@PHI: Voracek scores beauty to put Flyers ahead
Video: PHI@WSH: Voracek hammers home PPG from tough angle

Filthy dangles or tough angles don't really matter to Jake. He'll score either way.


These are the brakes
 

Video: VAN@PHI: Voracek nets terrific goal on the breakaway

Voracek measures up at 6'2" and 215lbs, making his ability to put the brakes on and slide the puck by Jacob Markstrom even more impressive.


Voraclutch

Video: PIT@PHI: Voracek scores tying goal in waning seconds

In front of 69,620 fans, it was Jake Voracek who came through in the clutch, forcing OT in a dramatic comeback over the Pens at The Linc.


Flyers Family

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: A #Flyers Family reunion with @Hartsy43, Kimmo and Jake! #StadiumSeries pic.twitter.com/oZkcQFpmvm

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: "Keep making this push and keep our hopes alive and our dreams alive."After a thrilling #StadiumSeries win on Saturday night, the #Flyers locker room had an emotional Helmet hand-off. pic.twitter.com/ZT9kOTwinh

A proud member of the Flyers Family, Jake gives a warm welcome to his former teammates, and a sincere goodbye to one of his best friends at the Stadium Series.

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