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Penguins' Vokoun out of the hospital

Wednesday, 09.25.2013 / 11:47 AM

By NHL.com Staff -  / Training Camp 2013 blog

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun is out of the hospital and resting at home, Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said Wednesday.

Vokoun had been hospitalized since Saturday when he had a procedure performed to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis.

There is no timetable for him to return to the team.

Vokoun went 13-4-0 with a 2.45 goals-against average in 20 regular season games for the Penguins last season, and went 6-5 with a 2.01 GAA in 11 Stanley Cup Playoff games. He replaced Marc-Andre Fleury as starter for Game 5 of the team's first-round series against the New York Islanders, and backstopped the Penguins to the Eastern Conference Final.

Playing for my favorite team growing up, I've probably scored that goal a million times in my driveway. It feels good to actually do it in real life.

— Dale Weise, who grew up a Canadiens fan, on scoring the overtime winner in Montreal's 5-4 victory against Tampa Bay in Game 1