Originally written October 11, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
In yesterday’s recap, I remarked that Vokoun might have trouble sleeping due to the play of Neuvirth against Carolina.  I can’t say for sure if that was true, but Vokoun was clearly not on the top of his game for his first start as a Capital.  Vokoun surrendered 5 goals on 28 shots, including 3 from severe angles.  Luckily for Vokoun, the offense showed up for him and managed to get him his first victory as a Cap, albeit one of the shootout variety. It did not take long for the Lightning to pounce on Vokoun.  From behind the goal line, Teddy Purcell threw the puck to the crease.  The puck would click off Mike Green’s leg and past Vokoun.  While not Vokoun’s fault, it still was a rough one to open up the game with.  Six minutes later Bruno Gervais caught Vokoun leaning off his post and fired it past him from an almost impossible angle.  That one Vokoun will have to take the blame for.  He found himself in the doghouse once again when Brett Clark’s pass from inside the trapezoid clic...

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