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Make Tomas Vokoun an Offer He Can't Refuse by @ChicksDigHockey

NBC Sports is reporting that former Pittsburgh Penguin goalie Tomas Vokoun has turned down offers from at least two NHL teams. Last June, Vokoun made it clear that he was not done with hockey despite missing all but two games of the 2013-14 season to a blood clotting disorder.Allen Walsh, Vokoun's agent, said ,in part that that his client still wants to continue his career, but “only...
Via PensInitiative
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Recall Tomas Vokoun From AHL After Conditioning Stint

The Pittsburgh Penguins will have goaltender Tomas Vokoun back on the roster just in time for the NHL playoffs. The Penguins recalled Vokoun from a stint with the AHL Scranton-Wilkes Barre Penguins after the goalie missed the entire 2013-14 regular season following surgery to dissolve blood clots found in his leg. Vokoun was cleared to start playing again in February, and just finished...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Three's a Crowd: Fleury, Vokoun, and Zatkoff by @PandaPSU

It is amazing how much can change in nine months, isn't it? This time nine months ago Marc-Andre Fleury was struggling. Tomas Vokoun was leading the Penguins through the playoffs with stellar play. Jeff Zatkoff was in the playoffs in the AHL with the Baby Pens. The playoff stats among the three included: Fleury was 2-2 with a 3.51 GAA and a .883 save percentage, Vokoun was 6-5 with...
Via PensInitiative
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Pump the Breaks on Tomas Vokoun by @Nick422

We all saw the news and became excited: Tomas Vokoun is off of blood thinners and is skating again.  Last year's playoff savior has arrived just in time to right what has been a rough, sinking ship! Not so fast, my friends.Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomas Vokoun Progressing, Will Skate in Pittsburgh Tomorrow

Credit: Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press A day after the Pittsburgh Penguins welcomed Paul Martin, James Neal and Jayson Megna back to the lineup, the team had more good news to share on the injury front. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun, who has missed the entire season due to a surgery he underwent for a blood clot in his pelvis, will skate tomorrow at 8:30 AM at CONSOL Energy Center. Dan...
Via The PensNation
January 21, 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

The Walking Wounded: Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries and Updates by @PandaPSU

It has been a rough start to the season for the Pittsburgh Penguins in terms of injuries. It started in the offseason with Tomas Vokoun and a serious blood clot and has continued with broken bones and significant muscle strains/sprains ever since. Here is an update on some of your favorite injured Penguins and when/if I think you should expect to see them again this season.Go ahead...
Via PensInitiative
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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