After being sidelined since the pre-season with blood clots, Penguins’ goaltender Tomas Vokoun has officially been cleared for action and says it’s only a matter of conditioning before he’s ready to get back on the ice for a game.
Penguins’ backup goaltender Jeff Zatkoff has signed a two-year contract extension with the team.
Bob Pompeani talked about the state of the Penguins with Kevin Allen of USA Today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins overcame their own sloppiness to split a weekend road trip in the Sunshine State, and they remain relatively unharmed by a lack of goaltending depth as they prepare to welcome the Edmonton Oilers to CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday at 7:00 on ROOT Sports.
It’s going to be a while before Penguins fans will get to see Tomas Vokoun back between the pipes.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins ended their 2013-14 preseason with a winning record after a 5-1 victory in Detroit Wednesday night, and despite another disappointing playoff exit this past spring, expectations are once again high with the regular season just days away.
The Pittsburgh Penguins trimmed their training camp roster some more over the weekend.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a vote of confidence from head coach Dan Bylsma, GM Ray Shero, and captain Sidney Crosby, the fact there is any debate over who should see more time in goal for the Penguins in 2013-14 points to how far Marc-Andre Fleury has fallen.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins have promoted Mike Bales to the role of goaltending coach, replacing the recently retired Gilles Meloche, the team announced Monday. Meloche held the job for the previous seven seasons.
Colin looked to the Penguins offseason with Jesse Marshall of Faceoff-Factor.com.
While many Penguins fans were more concerned about the goaltending situation during the Bruins series, Troy gives five areas of bigger concern that many seemed to overlook.
With the Pens down three games to none in the Eastern Conference Finals, there is little optimism to go around, but Pens Analyst Bob Errey is one of the believers left that could see the Pens making a comeback.
Patrice Bergeron scored 15:19 into the second overtime to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.
Tomas Vokoun was the first goalie off the ice at Wednesday’s morning skate, and the team announced shortly after he will start between the pipes against the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.