SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sports Authority announced today that former Sharks goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has been named to the 2018 induction class of the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame.
Nabokov will be honored at the annual San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet on Wed., Nov. 14at SAP Center at San Jose, along with fellow inductees Dr. Harry Edwards, Pat Hurst and Mark Langston.
He becomes the fifth member of the Sharks organization to be recognized, following original owner George Gund III (2008), goaltender Arturs Irbe (2010), forward Owen Nolan (2014) and General Manager Doug Wilson (2016).
Nabokov still holds nearly every major San Jose Sharks franchise goaltending record, including games played (563), wins (293) and shutouts (50). He finished his remarkable career ranked 18th on the NHL's all-time wins list (353), 17th in shutouts (59) and 25th in games played by a goaltender (697).
In 697 career NHL games with San Jose, the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning, Nabokov posted a 353-227-29-71 record, with a 2.44 goals-against average, a .911 save percentage and 59 shutouts.