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Vokoun Injured, Jeff Zatkoff Assumes Back-Up Role

Vokoun Injured, Jeff Zatkoff Assumes Back-Up Role

Penguins’ backup goaltender, Tomas Vokoun, left practice last Saturday morning with swelling in his thigh later diagnosed as a blood clot. A scary proposition for the man who led the Penguins to the Eastern Conference Finals last year after starter Marc-Andre Fleury’s abysmal couple of games during the first round against the New York Islanders. This is not the first time Vokoun has experienced a blood clot during his NHL career. Back in 2006, while playing for the Nashville Predators, Vokoun missed the final eight games of the regular season — and the Predators’ Conference Quarterfinals series loss vs. the San Jose Sharks — with a blood clot, that time in his abdomen. Following that season Vokoun was traded to
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Quinton Clapper

Quinton Clapper

Quinton lives, breathes, and eats (if only he could) sports. He carries a BA in English from The Pennsylvania State University and is living the dream writing about hockey.
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1 comments
olivia4848
olivia4848

awesome article on my favorite PITTSBURGH PENGUINS.......pgh has a love/hate relationship with Fleury, I personally like him but my man is Sid Crosby...

I will enjoy reading more posts from this writer....it's nice to know I can stay informed right here

thanks

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