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Tomas Vokoun gets released from hospital

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05:30 PM ET 09.25 | Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun, who displaced incumbent Marc-Andre Fleury in last year's Stanley Cup playoffs, was released from the hospital today after receiving treatment for blood clots in his hip. Vokoun noticed a growth on his thigh last week and went to the hospital, where it was treated through surgery three days ago. With Vokoun out indefinitely, the Peguins look to start Fleury, who has been seeing a sports psychologist, and use Jeff Zatkoff as a backup.

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September 25, 2013  11:23 PM ET

Best catch he ever made, once a clot moves it's usually over.

September 25, 2013  11:31 PM ET

There will be a lot of TV watching ahead for T.V.

September 26, 2013  09:15 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

There will be a lot of TV watching ahead for T.V.

He'll be fine. He's got the Disney channel in his cable package.

September 26, 2013  09:18 AM ET

Tomas Vokoun gets released from hospital

he'd better start checking his car at the Pens' practise facility....MAF wouldn't want him to have...an accident and miss more time now.....

September 26, 2013  09:18 AM ET

If the Pitt PP returns to last season form, and Sid the Kid continues the tear he was on last year; it wont matter who is in goal.

September 26, 2013  09:25 AM ET

Scary.

September 26, 2013  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Scary.

mary

September 26, 2013  09:56 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

mary

hairy

September 26, 2013  09:59 AM ET

Let's Go Pens!

September 26, 2013  10:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

hairy

dairy

September 26, 2013  10:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

dairy

sorry, that was udderly ridiculous

September 26, 2013  11:12 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

dairy

fairy

September 26, 2013  12:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

fairy

Kessel

September 26, 2013  12:34 PM ET

ha!

September 26, 2013  01:56 PM ET
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Kessel

I wondered if we could get Kessel on this one! And you did! Congratulations.

 
September 26, 2013  05:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I wondered if we could get Kessel on this one! And you did! Congratulations.

To be fair Slappy it was a bit of a softball lobbed by NYR.

But thanks all the same.

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