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Capitals Vs. Sabres: Tomas Vokoun Confused By Benching

There was a bit of confusion for Washington Capitals fans in Buffalo on Monday. Tomas Vokoun left the ice first at the team's morning skate, a move that usually indicates he is the starting goalie. However, a few minutes later, it was announced that Michal Neuvirth would instead be the starter for Monday's game against the Sabres.

Afterwards, Vokoun wasn't happy. Via Stephen Whyno of the Washington Times.

"I can't really tell you. I don't know what I did wrong to be in this spot," Vokoun said. "I'm a professional hockey player and I don't make decisions who plays, who doesn't. That's not question for me. All I can answer is where I play, how I play and how I felt I did out there and stuff like that. That's pretty much all I can tell you about."

Vokoun has not started in goal since December 13, when he gave up four goals in 21 shots in a blowout Capitals loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

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