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NABOKOV NAMED NHL THIRD STAR OF THE WEEK

Islanders goalie posted three wins and allowed just two goals

Monday, 01.23.2012 / 11:55 AM / News
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NABOKOV NAMED NHL THIRD STAR OF THE WEEK

The National Hockey League announced today that Evgeni Nabokov was named the Third Star of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, Jan. 22.

Nabokov, 36, posted a 3-0-0 record last week, stopping 89-of-91 shots (97.8%) for a 0.65 goals against average. The first-year Islander opened the week with his 51st career shutout on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in Washington. Nabokov then posted consecutive one-goal performances on Thursday, Jan. 19 in Philadelphia and Saturday, Jan. 21 against Carolina to extend his winning streak to an Islanders season-high four games.

This season, Nabokov has a 10-11-1 record with a 2.43 goals against average (GAA) and a .922 save percentage (save%) in 23 games. He leads all Islanders goaltenders in wins, GAA, save% and games played.

The Islanders claimed Nabokov off of waivers on Jan. 22, 2011. The Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan native was drafted in the ninth round, 219th overall, of the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks. In nine NHL seasons with San Jose, Nabokov appeared in 563 games, posting a 293-178-29-37 (W-L-T-OT) record with a 2.39 GAA and a .912 save%. He also played in 80 NHL playoff games with San Jose, posting a 40-38 record with a 2.29 GAA and a .913 save%.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 21 15 4 2 76 49 32
3 NYI 22 16 6 0 72 59 32
4 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
5 DET 22 12 5 5 64 54 29
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 FLA 20 8 6 6 42 51 22
10 WSH 21 9 8 4 58 57 22
11 NYR 21 9 8 4 60 62 22
12 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
13 PHI 21 8 10 3 59 66 19
14 CAR 21 6 12 3 48 63 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 22 6 14 2 37 72 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 22 9 12 -4 21
B. Nelson 22 10 10 6 20
K. Okposo 22 5 14 -1 19
R. Strome 22 4 13 10 17
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
F. Nielsen 22 5 7 5 12
N. Kulemin 22 4 7 0 11
N. Leddy 22 5 4 8 9
M. Grabovski 19 4 5 5 9
J. Bailey 14 3 4 5 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 11 4 0 .923 2.20
C. Johnson 5 2 0 .876 3.33

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