Flyers expected to move Jakub Voracek this offseason
It could be the end of an era for the Philadelphia Flyers. Recently, Elliotte Friedman reported that the Flyers and Jakub Voracek could be parting ways this offseason. According to Friedman, the Flyers are expected to leave Voracek unprotected for the upcoming expansion draft, and if he isn’t selected, Philadelphia will look to trade him.
Voracek is reportedly knowing of this decision and has been a popular choice to be let go for his hefty contract alongside a dropoff in production. Jakub was traded to the Flyers from the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2011 with a first-round pick for Jeff Carter.
While many would like the 31-year-old to remain in Philadelphia for the remainder of his career, it doesn’t make much sense with their current financial situation. With Seattle having the ability to take in a lot of cap space during the expansion draft, Jakub Voracek could likely be a Kraken this offseason.
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