Pens' Tomas Vokoun hospitalized
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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