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  1. NHL players getting an education about blood clotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Erie Times News

    ... clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg was almost 4 inches bigger than his right because of a clot. Surgery was required to drain the blood and he never ...

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  2. NHL players getting an education about blood clotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun 's left leg was almost 4 inches bigger than his right because of a clot. Surgery was required to drain the blood and he never ...

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  3. Report: 'No substantial evidence' that hockey players more likely to suffer blood clotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | MSNBC

    ... for six months, and his desire to still make it back to the NHL in an article for the Players' Tribune. Goalie Tomas Vokoun, who recently retired from the NHL, was also diagnosed with a blood clot, which he said nearly killed him , in September of ...

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  4. More hockey players being diagnosed with blood clots than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CBC News

    ... clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg was 10 centimetres bigger than his right because of a clot. Surgery was required to drain the blood and he never ...

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  5. Blood Clot Blues: Why Does This Keep Happening?Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Pensburgh

    For someone who keeps a keen eye on goings-on in hockey, it certainly caught my attention. Tomas Fleischmann , Tomas Vokoun , Paul Postma , Kimmo Timonen ... It seemed like every couple of months another hockey player was dealing with blood clot issues.

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  6. Sabres' McCormick hospitalized with blood clotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... among NHL players. Over the last two seasons, multiple players have been sidelined with blood clots, including Tomas Vokoun, who never returned to action after discovering a clot during Pittsburgh Penguins training camp last year. The Penguins also ...

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  7. Pens Points: Avalanche Game DayRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Pensburgh

    ... a GAA of 300.00. [ CBS Sports ] And here is your recommended read of the day. I was going to write an ode to Tomas Vokoun 's career when I found some time, but Alex Prewitt already wrote this great piece. Next time you're drinking beer, wine or ...

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  8. NHL roundup: Oilers fire EakinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KMBC-TV

    ... this season. The 6-foot-2, 246-pound goaltender was signed as a free agent on July 1. ---Longtime NHL goalie Tomas Vokoun, who led the Nashville Predators to their first-ever playoff appearance in 2003-04, has reportedly decided to retire. Vokoun ...

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  9. Popular Vokoun was 'silly' - 12-16-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Tomas Vokoun's professional career began in 1995-96 with the Wheeling Thunderbirds, the precursor to the Nailers. As a 19-year-old Czech who spoke little English and didn't have a drivers license, he had to take special measures to get to the rink from his apartment.

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  10. Retiring Tomas Vokoun 'proud of career I had'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | SLAM! Sports

    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun makes a save on Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference final in Boston, June 7, 2013. Longtime NHL goalie Tomas Vokoun, who led the Nashville Predators to their first-ever playoff appearance in 2003-04, has reportedly decided to retire.

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  11. The underrated legacy of Tomas VokounRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Sporting News

    ... one of the game's best. No, this isn't about Martin Brodeur, who is hanging around in St. Louis. This is about Tomas Vokoun , long-time top performer, but often forgotten as one of the best goalies of his generation. In some ways, it's forgivable. ...

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  12. Tomas Vokoun calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Sporting News

    "I think I can be proud of the career I had," Vokoun told reporter Zdenek Janda. "My family is a priority.

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  13. Tomas Vokoun to retire after 15 NHL seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | CBC News

    Tomas Vokoun who won 300 NHL games with Montreal, Nashville, Florida, Washington and Pittsburgh, is retiring after missing all of last season with blood clot issues. The native of the Czech Republic also played for the Florida Panthers, Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins before blood-clot issues cost him the 2013-14 season.

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  14. Empty Netter Assists - 12-15-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... the Penguins needed another healthy body on the blue line at the NHL level. -Former Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun ( right ) has announced his retirement at the age of 38 . In 16 NHL seasons with the Penguins, Canadiens, Predators, Panthers and ...

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  15. Report: Tomas Vokoun announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | USA Today

    Tomas Vokoun finishes his NHL career with a 300-288-78 record, 2.55 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. Report: Goaltender Tomas Vokoun announces retirement Tomas Vokoun finishes his NHL career with a 300-288-78 record, 2.55 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.

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  16. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun decides to retire after playing 15 NHL seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Canada.com

    MONTREAL, QUE.: MARCH 2, 2013--Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun, right, stops Montreal Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk during NHL action at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday, March 2, 2013. ORG XMIT: 46044 The native of the Czech Republic also played for the Florida Panthers, Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins before blood-clot issues cost him the 2013-14 season.

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  17. Report: Tomas Vokoun retiresRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | On the Forecheck

    G Tomas Vokoun calls it a career after 16 NHL seasons. Confirmed for Czech daily Sport.

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  18. Report: Longtime goalie Tomas Vokoun retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | CBS Sports

    Tomas Vokoun has called it a career according to Stephen Whyno of the Canadian Press . The 38-year-old netminder had remained unsigned this year after missing all of the 2013-14 season due to blood clots.

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  19. Happy Birthday to the Penguin Killer, Sean CouturierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Broad Street Buzz

    February 20, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun makes a save against Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports A happy 22nd birthday goes out to the modern day Penguin Killer, Sean Couturier.

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  20. Marc-Andre Fleury And His 300th WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Pens Labyrinth

    ... a goalie determines how many wins they will have during their career. If you look at former Penguin netminder Tomas Vokoun , he only achieved 300 wins two seasons ago at age 37. There is no question that Fleury has had one of the most talented teams ...

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