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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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STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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