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Some thoughts on the acquisition and signing of Tomas Vokoun

One of the areas that many around the National Hockey League identified as a key need for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they headed into the trade deadline back in March was that of a back-up goaltender and they have finally answered those calls by acquiring the rights to Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals for a seventh-round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft.

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  Tags: braden+holtby, brent+johnson, marc+andre+fleury, tomas+vokoun

Neal Shines as Pens Fall to the Caps 3-2

Though the Penguins didn’t come away with the victory tonight they picked up a couple of small victories. First and foremost, they were able to pick up a point in a game in which they looked as if they were destined to lose. The second came in the form of how they picked up that point – two goals from James Neal.

Neal, who has been maligned to a certain extent by fans and media alike since his arrival in Pittsburgh last February due to his meager goal output, is quickly showing all involved that he is a pretty capable goal scorer.

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  Tags: arron+asham, brent+johnson, evgeni+malkin, james+neal, paul+martin, tomas+vokoun, zbynek+michalek

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