TOMAS VOKOUN RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Vokoun recalled by Penguins after AHL conditioning stint

On Monday the Pittsburgh Penguins made an addition to their roster before the playoffs get under way; the recalled Tomas Vokoun from the AHL. Vokoun has missed the entire season after a frightening situation unfolded in the preseason after blood clots were discovered in his leg, surgery dissolving the clots just in time. He wasn't sure at that point what the future had in store...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens' Vokoun to go on AHL conditioning assignment

More than six months after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun will return to professional hockey this weekend when he plays for the team's American Hockey League affiliate.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Tomas Vokoun gets OK to practice and play

Goaltender Tomas Vokoun can practice. He returned to a full session Wednesday at Consol Energy Center. Vokoun can play whenever he is ready. Doctors have told him so. What Vokoun won’t do is be anything other than fair to himself and the Penguins. “If I don’t feel like I’ll be helping or I’m not where I need to be to play, I’m not going to try to get in [the lineup...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 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

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

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

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
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