Vokoun led the Czech Republic to the bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics, posting a 2.46 goals-against average in seven games played.
His spectacular gold medal-winning performance at the 2005 World Championships, (.953 save percentage, 1.08 goals against average and 7-1-0 record), including a 29 save shutout in the gold medal game, earned him the Best Goaltender Award for the tournament.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury