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Pens' Tomas Vokoun hospitalized

Updated: September 21, 2013, 8:56 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun had surgery Saturday to remove a blood clot from his pelvis and will remain in the hospital for several days.

General manager Ray Shero announced the operation after the Penguins' 5-3 preseason loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

He said Vokoun left the Saturday morning practice at CONSOL Energy Center after noticing swelling in his thigh. He was taken to a local emergency room, where doctors diagnosed the blood clot.

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