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Penguins' Tomas Vokoun has surgery for blood clot

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins backup goalie Tomas Vokoun had emergency surgery for a blood clot and will be out indefinitely, the team said Saturday.

NHL: Boston 1, Pittsburgh 0

BOSTON, June 7 (UPI) -- Tuukka Rask completed an outstanding series with a 26-save shutout Friday that put Boston in the Stanley Cup Finals with a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Boston 2, Pittsburgh 1 (2OT)

BOSTON, June 6 (UPI) -- Patrice Bergeron scored with 4:37 left in the second overtime Wednesday, putting Boston on the brink of the Stanley Cup Finals with a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Boston 6, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, June 4 (UPI) -- Brad Marchand scored twice during a four-goal first period Monday and Boston rolled to a 6-1 rout of Pittsburgh in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Ottawa 2

PITTSBURGH, May 24 (UPI) -- A hat trick from James Neal helped boost Pittsburgh into the Eastern Conference finals Friday with a series-clinching, 6-2 romp over Ottawa.

NHL: Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3

OTTAWA, May 22 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla scored twice during an onslaught of six consecutive Pittsburgh goals Wednesday that carried the Penguins to a 7-3 rout of Ottawa.

NHL: Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1 (2OT)

OTTAWA, May 20 (UPI) -- Colin Greening scored 7:39 into the second overtime Sunday and Ottawa bounced back in its second-round playoff series with a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3

PITTSBURGH, May 17 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby produced a hat trick and Brenden Morrow scored the game-winner Friday, lifting Pittsburgh to a 4-3 decision over Ottawa.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1

PITTSBURGH, May 14 (UPI) -- Evgeni Malkin stayed hot with a goal and an assist Tuesday for Pittsburgh, which opened its second-round Eastern Conference series with a 4-1 win over Ottawa.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, May 11 (UPI) -- Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime Saturday, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins over the New York Islanders 4-3 for a first-round series victory.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 0

PITTSBURGH, May 9 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves in his first playoff appearance in six years Thursday, carrying Pittsburgh to a 4-0 victory over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Ottawa 1

OTTAWA, April 22 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun turned aside 34-of-35 shots Monday and the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins posted a 3-1 victory over Ottawa for a seventh straight win.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla and Kris Letang each scored a third-period goal Saturday, lifting Pittsburgh to a sixth straight win, 3-2 over Boston in a rescheduled game.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay 3

TAMPA, Fla., April 11 (UPI) -- Jussi Jokinen and Pascal Dupuis scored less than 2 minutes apart in the first period Thursday, starting Pittsburgh on its way to a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, April 2 (UPI) -- Buffalo's Kevin Porter netted two goals Tuesday and the Sabres brought an end to Pittsburgh's 15-game winning streak with a 4-1 defeat of the Penguins.

NHL: Pittsburgh 2, New York Islanders 0

PITTSBURGH, March 30 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun logged a second straight shutout Saturday and Pittsburgh completed an NHL-record undefeated March with a 2-0 win over the New York Islanders.

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NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Winnipeg 0

PITTSBURGH, March 28 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun made 20 saves in his 50th career shutout Thursday and Pittsburgh, even without its newest, ran over Winnipeg 4-0 to win its 14th in a row.

NHL: Pittsburgh 1, Montreal 0

PITTSBURGH, March 26 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury and Tomas Vokoun combined for a 37-save shutout Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Penguins posted a 13th straight win, 1-0 over Montreal.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 22 (UPI) -- Chris Kunitz, Brandon Sutter and Pascal Dupuis combined Friday in rallying Pittsburgh to its 11th straight win -- 4-2 over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 2, Boston 1

PITTSBURGH, March 17 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun turned aside 31-of-32 shots Sunday, backstopping the surging Pittsburgh Penguins to their ninth straight win, 2-1 over Boston.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New York Islanders 1

PITTSBURGH, March 10 (UPI) -- Chris Kunitz notched a hat trick with two assists and Sidney Crosby assisted on five goals Sunday in Pittsburgh's 6-1 rout of the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, March 7 (UPI) -- Chris Kunitz capped a Pittsburgh rally early in the third period Thursday and the Penguins held on to defeat Philadelphia 5-4.

NHL: Pittsburgh 7, Montreal 6 (OT)

MONTREAL, March 2 (UPI) -- Brandon Sutter's goal 52 seconds into overtime Saturday boosted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a back-and-forth 7-6 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Florida 6, Pittsburgh 4

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Florida's Tomas Kopecky registered a hat trick and Tomas Fleischmann got the game-winner Tuesday in the Panthers' 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh.
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