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Pens starting Vokoun in net tonight

Pittsburgh Penguins netminder Tomas Vokoun confirmed to reporters after the morning skate Wednesday that he would start in goal for the pivotal third game of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston against the Bruins on Wednesday night.

He said coach Dan Bylsma informed him of the decision Tuesday evening.

The Penguins trail Boston 2-0 in the best-of-seven series and were outscored 9-1 in the two losses in Pittsburgh.