Bryzgalov, Vokoun meeting lofty expectations

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 19, 2011
Ilya Bryzgalov and Tomas Vokoun were the two highest-profile goaltenders to change teams in the offseason. Bryzgalov signed a nine-year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers, and Vokoun signed a bargain one-year contract with Washington. Two weeks into the season, Bryzgalov and Vokoun have made the offseason choices pay off. Vokoun is 4-0 and posted his 45th career shutout Tuesday night in a 3-0 win over Florida Panthers that kept the Capitals undefeated. Bryzgalov is 3-0-1 and had the first shutout for a Flyers goalie since April 2010. They go head-to-head Thursday night in Philadelphia in a matchup between two Eastern Conference teams that expect to play deep into the postseason.
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