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Tomas Vokoun

Tomas Vokoun  #92

NUMBER: 92 BIRTHDATE: July 2, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: MTL / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Right ROUND: 9th   (226th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1994) EJC-A - Best Goaltender (1994) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004, 2008) Claimed by Nashville from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Znojmo (CzRep), September 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), December 20, 2004. Traded to Florida by Nashville for Detroit's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Nick Spaling) in 2007 Entry Draft and Florida's 1st (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Joshua Bailey) and 2nd (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Aaron Ness) round choices in 2008 Entry Draft, June 22, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 2, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by Washington for Pittsburgh's 7th round choice (Sergei Kostenko) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 4, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to blood clot in pelvis and resulting surgery, September 21, 2013. Officially announced his retirement, December 15, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016