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Jakub Voracek
Jakub Voracek
Right Wing
(YAH-kub VOHR-uh-chehk)
Number: 93
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 15, 1989  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Kladno, Czech Republic
Drafted: CBJ / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (7th overall)

2008-09: Recorded 9-29-38, 44 penalty minutes and was +11 in 80 games during his rookie season with Columbus… Ranked second among NHL rookies in assists, eighth (tied) in plus/minus rating and 10th (tied) in points… Was third on the club in assists and plus/minus rating (tied)… Became first Blue Jackets player to record more than one point in his first NHL game when he scored the first goal of his NHL career and first assist (Derick Brassard goal) in the season opener Oct. 10 at Dallas (Marty Turco)… Tallied 0-2-2 Oct. 21 vs. Vancouver… Collected 0-2-2 Nov. 5 vs. Edmonton… Scored a goal and was +3 Nov. 28 at Detroit… Notched points in back-to-back games Dec. 17-18… Registered 1-4-5 during a three-game point streak Jan. 9-13… Had a career high 0-3-3 Jan. 10 vs. Minnesota… Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory Jan. 30 vs. Ottawa… Missed one game Feb. 7 due to injury… Collected 0-2-2 Feb. 13 vs. Detroit… Had a pair of assists Mar. 13 at Chicago… Added 0-1-1 and eight penalty minutes in four playoff games… Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 16… Registered his first playoff point with an assist on the first goal (R.J. Umberger) in Blue Jackets playoff history in the same game…

2007-08: Recorded 33-68-101, 42 penalty minutes and was +21 in 53 games with Halifax (QMJHL)… Was second in the QMJHL in assists (tied) and third in points… Scored six power play goals and four game-winning goals… Named QMJHL Offensive Player of the Month for October after recording 3-23-26 in 10 games… Named QMJHL Offensive Player of the Month for January after registering 6-13-19 in nine games… Earned Second Team All-QMJHL honors… Led the Mooseheads in goals, assists, points and plus/minus rating… Added 5-13-18 and 14 penalty minutes in 15 playoff games… Tied for the team lead in playoff assists, while ranking third in points…

2006-07: Registered 23-63-86 and 26 penalty minutes in 59 games with Halifax… Led the club in points and assists… Set a Mooseheads single season record for assists… Won the Michel-Bergeron Trophy as the league’s top offensive rookie… Named to the All-Rookie team… Was selected to play in the All-Star Game… Selected to play in the CHL Top Prospects Game… Named QMJHL Rookie of the Month for October after recording 6-12-18 in 11 games… Added a team-leading 7-17-24 and six penalty minutes in 12 playoff games… Represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championships… Tallied 1-2-3 and four penalty minutes in six games…

2005-06: Notched 21-38-59, 54 penalty minutes and was +17 in 46 games with HC Kladno (Czech)… Added 7-4-11 and two penalty minutes in six playoff games…

2004-05: Collected 5-7-12 and six penalty minutes in 16 games with HC Kladno… Added 1-0-1 and two penalty minutes in one playoff game… Notched 23-39-62, 44 penalty minutes and was +20 in 30 games with HC Kladno (Czech Under-18)… Added 5-4-9 and 14 penalty minutes in seven playoff games.

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