The Pens acquired Tomas Vokoun to be the backup goalie for the next season. Vokoun will replace Brent Johnson who was the back up goalie for two years. Johnson went 29-18-6.
All about Tomas after the jump.
Vokoun was brought into Washington last year to be the starter. Right off the bat things didn't go well. Vokoun didn't start the season. He was injured off and on, and with all the **** going on with the Caps it was a bad.
RMNB with a fantastic summary:
His family did not make the move with Tomas, he left them back in Florida for the year, and while $1.5 million is certainly enough money to fly them in again, the situation seemed mishandled and quickly took on a life of its own. Vokoun’s agent Allan Walsh told the Washington Times:
“He was told he was coming into Washington as the No. 1 goalie. They were very public in their comments about that. … There’s a certain symbolism attached to who starts the first game ...