NHL: Philadelphia 2, Ottawa 1

OTTAWA, April 27 (UPI) -- Steve Mason stopped 43-of-44 shots Saturday, backstopping the Philadelphia Flyers to a season-ending 2-1 decision over Ottawa.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Boston 2

PHILADELPHIA, April 24 (UPI) -- Steve Mason backstopped Philadelphia with 39 saves Tuesday and the Flyers spanked slumping Boston 5-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, New York Rangers 2

PHILADELPHIA, April 16 (UPI) -- Steve Mason recorded his first victory as a Flyer Tuesday, stopping 38 shot for Philadelphia in its 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Philadelphia 7, Montreal 3

MONTREAL, April 16 (UPI) -- Scott Hartnell powered a potent Philadelphia offense with his seventh career hat trick Monday, igniting the Flyers' 7-3 dismantling of Montreal.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Philadelphia 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 9 (UPI) -- Matt Moulson provided a goal and an assist Tuesday, powering the playoff-hopeful New York Islanders over Philadelphia 4-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Montreal 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 (UPI) -- Wayne Simmonds touched off a surge of three goals during the final 5:06 Wednesday, rallying Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory over Montreal.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 5, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, March 26 (UPI) -- Rick Nash registered two goals with an assist Tuesday and the New York Rangers helped their playoff chances with a 5-2 drubbing of Philadelphia.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Rick Nash broke a third-period tie with a pair of goals Tuesday and the New York Rangers overcame the absence of Brad Richards to down Philadelphia 4-2.

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NHL suspends Sabres' Kaleta five games

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been handed a five-game suspension for an illegal hit on the New York Rangers' Brad Richards, the NHL said Monday.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, Ottawa 1

PHILADELPHIA, March 2 (UPI) -- Ilya Bryzgalov turned aside 33-of-34 shots Saturday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 victory over Ottawa.

NHL: Toronto 4, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Mikhail Grabovski's decisive goal in the third period against Philadelphia Monday let Toronto survive the Flyers' late challenge for a 4-2 win.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Winnipeg 3

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Wayne Simmonds' power-play goal in the third period capped a comeback that rallied the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over Winnipeg Saturday.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Jakub Voracek finished off the first hat trick of his career by scoring with 1:31 to play Wednesday, giving Philadelphia a wild 6-5 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Philadelphia 7, New York Islanders 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Claude Giroux had a pair of goals and an assist Monday in pacing the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-0 rout of the New York Islanders.
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Jakub Voracek
Jakub Voracek of the Czech Republic, the seventh overall NHL draft pick, holds up his Columbus Blue Jackets jersey at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on June 22, 2007. (UPI Photo/ Stephanie Krell)

Jakub Voráček (born August 15, 1989) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted seventh overall by the Blue Jackets at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft on June 22, 2007.

Voráček was taken first overall in the 2006 Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Import Draft and played two seasons with the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He also represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 2007 and 2008. He signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blue Jackets on August 2, 2007.

He scored his first NHL goal in his first game on October 10, 2008 against Marty Turco of the Dallas Stars.

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