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Report: Goaltender Vokoun practicing with Penguins

TSN.ca Staff

2/20/2014 10:48:37 AM

Goaltender Tomas Vokoun is making strides to return to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup.

According to Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Vokoun practiced with the Penguins on Wednesday and declared himself ready to compete.

"I'm medically cleared to do anything I need to for my job," Vokoun said.

The 37-year-old has yet to play this season after being diagnosed with a blood clot in September.

Vokoun posted a 13-4 record in the 2013 season in a back-up role to Marc-Andre Fleury. He also posted a 6-5 playoff record between the pipes for the Penguins.