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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 NYI 47 32 14 1 155 130 65
2 DET 48 28 11 9 144 123 65
3 TBL 49 30 15 4 158 131 64
4 MTL 46 30 13 3 126 108 63
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 NYR 45 27 14 4 135 110 58
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 45 20 15 10 111 127 50
10 TOR 49 22 23 4 143 152 48
11 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
12 PHI 49 20 22 7 134 149 47
13 CBJ 46 21 22 3 117 145 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 48 14 31 3 90 171 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 47 22 24 -1 46
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 47 9 25 17 34
B. Nelson 47 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 47 9 17 5 26
J. Boychuk 37 4 20 17 24
J. Bailey 35 8 14 9 22
N. Leddy 47 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 47 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 41 13 5 8 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 9 0 .913 2.37
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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