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Evgeni Nabokov

Evgeni Nabokov  #20

NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: July 25, 1975  (AGE 40)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: SJS / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 9th   (219th overall)
Calder Memorial Trophy 2000-2001
- Made 16 saves on 18 shots in a relief effort on Jan. 2 at PIT - Was the game's first star, making 29 saves on 30 shots on Dec. 11 vs. CAR - Made 21 saves for his first win with the Lightning on Oct. 21 at CGY - Made his Lightning debut on Oct. 14 vs. NJD, making 23 saves on 25 shots in a 2-1 loss
NHL All-Rookie Team (2001) Calder Memorial Trophy (2001) NHL First All-Star Team (2008) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2001, 2008) Scored a goal vs. Vancouver, March 10, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (Russia), December 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), July 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, January 20, 2011. Claimed on waivers by NY Islanders from Detroit, January 22, 2011. Suspended by NY Islanders for failing to report to team after waiver claim, January 25, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2014. Traded to San Jose by Tampa Bay for future considerations, February 9, 2015. Officially announced his retirement, February 11, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016