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Capitals goaltender Tomas Vokoun figured he would be in net for opening night Saturday. Coach Bruce Boudreau anointed him the starter back in July, downplaying the idea of a competition between Vokoun and incumbent Michal Neuvirth.
It came as a surprise to a lot of people around the Washington Capitals and the NHL on Friday afternoon when Tomas Vokoun revealed that he would not be starting the season opener Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes at Verizon Center.
It had been assumed that Tomas Vokoun, signed to a one-year, $1.5 million deal in July, would get the nod. Instead, now the Caps are expected to start Michal Neuvirth.
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It's the dream of owner Ted Leonsis, who said he'd "cry like a baby" if it happened. It's the dream of public address announcer Wes Johnson, who said he wouldn't be able to hear himself if it happened. It's the dream of every kid who wants to play in the NHL.
The Washington Capitals' performance Sunday in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks may have looked like a team coming together from the outside. It seemed like with most of the regulars in the lineup, this was a good dress rehearsal for a team eager to play in games that really count.