Jakub Voracek

Flyers re-sign Voracek

The Philadelphia Flyers finally made it official on Thursday afternoon, revealing that winger and restricted free agent Jakub Voracek was signed to a multi-year contract extension. This morning, the Czech website, iSport, reported that the pact was worth $17 million over four years, meaning an annual cap hit of $4.25 million. The 22-year-old from Kladno recorded a career high 18 goals to go with 31 assists in 78 games during his first season with the Orange and Black. He added two goals — including an overtime winner in Game 1 of the Eastern Quarterfinals in Pittsburgh and eight helpers in …

Does the salary floor force teams to flush money down the toilet?

Point/Counterpoint: The merits of a salary cap floor

Welcome to another edition of Point/Counterpoint, where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes square off, debating an issue with their own unique style and flair. This week, Kim Q and our own Fearless Leader Marcello D take on the issue of the salary cap floor. Point: The cap floor has kept its promise of parity by Kim Q At first thought, the salary floor is the yin to the yang of the salary cap. The salary cap serves an important purpose in leveling the playing field for some of the lower revenue teams and keep the higher revenue teams spending in …