|Pens' Vokoun to go on AHL conditioning assignment|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:13|
The Penguins on Tuesday announced that Vokoun, 37, will be re-assigned to the AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for a conditioning stint.
The AHL Penguins play Friday, Saturday and Sunday but Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma said Vokoun was not scheduled to play in all three - the maximum length for a conditioning assignment.
After being put on blood thinners last fall, Vokoun was cleared to practice in February and has done so regularly but is experiencing soreness. The initial timeframe for a return was 3-6 months.