Jun 7, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) warms up before game four of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at against the Boston Bruins TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Pens Tomas Vokoun To Start In Game 2


Despite speculation that there would be a possible goalie change for Game 2, Pens goaltender Tomas Vokoun will still reportedly get the start Monday – according to Sam Kasan of the Pens’ website.

Rumors began to swirl at the conclusion of Game 1, but head coach Dan Bylsma isn’t losing faith – and so the 36-year-old netminder will now give all he has in Game 2.

In eight games this postseason, Vokoun has posted a record of 6-2-1 and has a 1.98 goals against average with a .937 save percentage.

He continues to get the nod over original starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, who allowed 14 goals over four contests against the New York Islanders in round one.

But should Vokoun start to slip – expect the “Flower” to be planted in net for Game 3.

Game 2 is tonight in Pittsburgh at 8 p.m.

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