Found September 22, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun is out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis on Saturday. The Penguins said Vokoun left practice at CONSOL Energy Center after noticing swelling in his thigh.  He was taken to the emergency room, where doctors discovered the blood clot.
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