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Discuss: How likely is it for Tomas Vokoun to return?

Photo Credit: CBS Sports Nick (@PensNation_Nick): Tomas Vokoun has recently resumed skating after missing the entire season thus far because of blood clot surgery. How likely is it that Vokoun returns this season? Meesh (@HockeyMeesh):  I feel like there are two inherent questions to answer here. How likely is it Vokoun returns this season and how likely is it that he returns in...
Via The PensNation
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stick Taps: Honor the Code

Tomas Vokoun recently gave an interview to a Czech website. Our friends over at PensBurgh came through with the translation. Vokoun talks about the possibility of retiring and what he’s doing in the meanwhile – which doesn’t include actually watching hockey games. Shawn Thornton is appealing his 15-game suspension for attacking Brooks Orpik. For what it’s worth, he’s still...
Via The PensNation
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomas Vokoun "Could Have Died, Might Retire"

Tomas Vokoun just can't catch a break. For the second time in his career, Vokoun will miss significant time due to a ailment that causes him to have severe blood clots. Vokoun was already declared out indefinitely by the Penguins last week due to his blood clot but now there are reports coming from a Czech interview that Vokoun's career might be over. In a Czech interview...
Via PensInitiative
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Is a childhood injury to blame for Tomas Vokoun’s blood clot?

Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images The Pittsburgh Penguins still have over a week to go until their regular season opener and already have lost a key player for period of time. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun left practice this morning after he noticed swelling in his thigh. He was immediately taken to the emergency room, where he was eventually diagnosed with a blood clot in his pelvis...
Via The PensNation
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins offseason goalie woes

Which goalie will step up in 2014? Last season the Pittsburgh Penguins brought in veteran goalie Tomas Vokoun to help starting goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, who struggled in the 2012 NHL Playoffs.  Fleury proved to still be the starting goalie for the majority of the 2013 NHL season until the playoffs. Vokoun became hot in the playoffs, starting 11 games and only allowing a 2.01 goals...
Via isportsweb.com
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins: Bylsma Chooses Vokoun, Fleury Out for Good?

As the Pittsburgh Penguins finished their morning skate at the TD Garden today, Tomas Vokoun was the first goaltender off of the ice. Traditionally, this means that he will be between the pipes for this game three of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Bruins. Good call? Bad call? Good call. Though a goaltending [...]
Via Hyped Up Hockey
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Time is Perfect for Penguins to Put Fleury Back In Net

With the big win last night the Penguins have Ottawa on the brink of elimination and have afforded themselves the opportunity to get their #1 goalie back into the fold. Many will argue that Tomas Vokoun is the hot hand and the Penguins should leave him in net.  On the other side many will argue that Marc-André Fleury has experience under the pressures of Stanley Cup games and...
Via PenguinPoop
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Pittsburgh Penguins blank the Islanders in Game 5

The Pittsburgh Penguins  Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves in his first playoff appearance in six years on Thursday. His feat lead Pittsburgh to a 4-0 victory over the New York Islanders. The Penguins goaltending change helped them secure a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Marc-Andre Fleury had struggled  for the Penguins after blanking New York in the series...
Via Players View
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Investigating Tomas Vokoun's number 92

Tomas Vokoun must really love the number 29.  He must love it so much that when faced with a new teammate already wearing the number, he decides to flip it to #92, the weirdest goalie number of all time possibly.  So, what's with Vokoun's affinity for 29?  MAF's usage of the number most likely has something to do with Canadiens goaltender Ken Dryden wearing the...
Via The Pensblog
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Alexander Semin, Tomas Vokoun Won't Return to Capitals Next Season

Alexander Semin and Tomas Vokoun are reportedly following Dale Hunter out the door. Semin and Vokoun will not return to the Washington Capitals next season, according to separate reports, which means more changes for the team that saw its head coach step down on Monday. Semin's agent told ESPN.com that his client has no intentions of signing a contract extension with the Caps...
Via NESN.com
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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