the third consecutive season Saturday night when they host the winless Sabres. While Fleury lost his starting job to Tomas Vokoun after compiling a 3.40 goals-against average in last season's first-round playoff series against the New York
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insurance Fleury would need. The Penguins stayed with the former No. 1 pick for this season, believing he and veteran Tomas Vokoun would make up the best tandem in the league. But that duo will be split up for at least three months as Vokoun recovers
starting the season on injured reserve (lower body) but could return soon. More troubling was the news that goaltender Tomas Vokoun is expected to miss three to six months with blood clots in his hips. Vokoun took over as the team's starter in the
1.83 goals-against average while going 10-2-0. The depth has been tested by a blood clot sidelining backup Tomas Vokoun , but rookie Jeff Zatkoff bounced back from two rough outings to post his first shutout in a 3-0 win at Columbus on
Penguins place D Letang, G Vokoun on injured list
The Pittsburgh Penguins placed defenseman Kris Letang and goalie Tomas Vokoun on the injured list and sent forward Beau Bennett to the minors on Monday. Letang will be out at least until Friday with what
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latest playoff meltdown sent him to the bench last spring. Fleury will open the season as the starter by default with Tomas Vokoun out indefinitely due to blood clots. Ryan Miller 's future in Buffalo is uncertain, too. The Sabres haven't ruled
Reloaded Penguins ready to make another run
worry about those type of things.'' FLOWER POWER: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury lost his starting job to backup Tomas Vokoun during Pittsburgh's postseason run after struggling during a first-round series against the New York Islanders
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Saturday: • The Ohio State School for the Blind performed “Script Ohio” at Saturday’s halftime show: • Tomas Vokoun is out indefinitely after a procedure to dissolve a blood clot, but it's not the first time clots have impacted the
Bennett lifts Penguins past Blackhawks in shootout
his own. Crosby was Pittsburgh's second shooter in the shootout and missed on a backhand attempt. The Penguins' Tomas Vokoun and the Blackhawks' Nikolai Khabibulin played the entire game. Vokoun finished with 30 saves through overtime and
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attempt and tucked the puck under the crossbar at 12:56 of the first. Both starting goalies worked two periods. Tomas Vokoun allowed four goals on 15 shots for the Penguins. Detroit's Jimmy Howard made 13 saves.