Found January 04, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
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For this little glimpse of Islanders hope recently -- five victories and 12 points in nine games -- Evgeni Nabokov is not claiming to tend to anything more than the goal. "I'm here to do my job and not be giving tons of advice and stuff,'' the 38-year-old goaltender said of possibly passing along 13 NHL seasons of knowledge to his younger teammates. "It's so hard, because my position is so different from everybody else's. I need to do my job and hopefully everyone will do their jobs. That's how we're going to get results." Still, Islanders coach Jack Capuano can see a connection between Nabokov's mid-December return from a groin injury and the last-place Islanders' 5-2-2 record since then, including back-to-back victories over the last two Stanley Cup champions, Boston and Chicago. "He's a big reason we got to the playoffs last year," Capuano said, "And you look at this year, you know, he's a veteran. We do...
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