Capitals sign Tomas Vokoun

Updated: July 3, 2011, 3:25 PM ET
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WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals have signed free-agent goalie Tomas Vokoun to a one-year contract worth $1.5 million.

The move made Saturday was somewhat of a surprise, but Vokoun adds veteran insurance to a goalie situation that is focused on youngsters Michal Neuvirth and Braden Holtby.

Vokoun thought he would be a bigger catch on the free agent market. The two-time All-Star is tied for the best save percentage (.922) in the NHL since the 2005-06 season.

"Honestly ...

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