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BREAKING: Voracek Joins Jagr as Coach in Czechia

Published September 24, 2023 at 12:27
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Exciting news from the world of hockey: Jakub Voracek has taken on a new role as an assistant coach for Kladno, the team led by the legendary Jaromir Jagr.

Voracek's Coaching Role



This exciting development was announced through social media:

Jakub Voracek has joined Jaromir Jagr's Kladno team as an assistant coach




Before stepping into coaching, Voracek had a remarkable career in the NHL. He played a total of 1,058 games, mostly with the Philadelphia Flyers, and also had significant stints with the Blue Jackets. Last season, he played 11 games and scored one goal with six points.

It's worth noting the age difference between the two: Voracek is 34 years old, while Jagr is 51 and still going strong in the Czech League. Jagr's NHL journey included a staggering 1,733 games and 1,921 points. After leaving the NHL in 2017-18 with the Calgary Flames, Jagr returned to his homeland, where he's been playing with Kladno for six seasons.

Voracek's move into coaching highlights the incredible legacy of Jaromir Jagr. Jagr's enduring greatness has cemented his status as one of the greatest European hockey players ever. His influence continues to inspire players like Voracek, ensuring a bright future for the sport.

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