Unsupported and likely unjustified supposition time!
Assumption: Bruce Boudreau is not stupid.
Observation: Bruce Boudreau did not start free agent acquisition Tomas Vokoun in the first regular-season game.
Observation: Tomas Vokoun got lit the fuck up the first game he did play. Vokoun, after giving up 5 goals on 28 shots:
Conclusion: There is something wrong with Vokoun or his game, up to & including he's just done.
(Tomas Vokoun, shown here preparing for his next start.)
--Collision, just getting started