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Tomas Vokoun

Tomas Vokoun  #92

Goalie
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.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday