Found March 21, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
It wasn't long ago that the hockey world was discussing the rather strange situation surrounding the New York Islanders and Evgeni Nabokov. Last season Nabokov was claimed off waivers by the Islanders but the veteran goaltender refused to report to the team, publicly displaying the fact he didn't want to play for the organization. The rather awkward situation resolved itself this season when Nabokov agreed to report to training camp and has since had a rather solid year for the struggling Isles.  Evidently, Nabokov's view on the Islanders has since warmed quite a bit as the goaltender has signed a one-year, $2.75 million to remain with the Islanders.  Don't you just love happy endings? Nabokov's actions last season were pretty disappointing. As an athlete, when you are signed or claimed by a club it is your responsibility to go and play for them to the best of your ability. Nabokov let preconceived notions he had about the Islanders get in the way of his res...

Nabokov agrees to 1-year deal with Islanders

Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has agreed to a deal to play for the New York Islanders next season. The 36-year-old Nabokov is 17-18-3 with a 2.56 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. He played part of last season in the KHL and declined to report to the Islanders after being claimed off waivers. But he returned to the NHL this season and has played well for the Islanders...

Islanders ink G Nabokov to one-year extension

New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract extension Wednesday that keeps him with the team through next season.Nabokov was claimed on waivers by the Islanders after returning from Russia to sign a $570,000, one-year pact with the Detroit Red Wings. The disgruntled goalie held out for the rest of the season and refused to join the Islanders...

Islanders Re-Sign Nabokov for One Season

Evgeni Nabokov signed a one-year contract extension with the New York Islanders this morning. According to Bob McKenzi of TSN, the deal is worth $2.75 million. “I’m thrilled to commit to this team for next season,” Nabokov said in a team press release. “We have a great group in the locker room of young, talented players and we’re heading in the right direction. I’m excited...

Nabokov Staying With Islanders For One More Year

via Bob McKenzie tweet, Evgeni Nabokov’s new one-year deal with the NYI is $2.75M. The deal does NOT include a No Move or No Trade clause. added 11:55am, UNIONDALE, NY (March 21, 2012) – The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has agreed to terms on a one-year contract for the 2012-13 season. “I’m thrilled to commit to this team for next...

Mike Augello: Price Would Be Right

The field of unrestricted free agent goaltenders took a big hit yesterday with contract extension of Evgeni Nabokov for one year at a fairly reasonable $2.75 Million price tag. The veteran netminder turns 37 this summer, but has played very well (2.56 GAA, .912 save %, 40 GP) for an Islanders club that is not particularly strong defensively and may have been able to make more on...

Islanders 5, Maple Leafs 2

Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal with just over six minutes remaining, and the New York Islanders beat Toronto 5-2 on Tuesday night, handing the Maple Leafs their eighth straight home loss. PA Parenteau breakaway goal less than two minutes later stretched New York's lead and caused a cascade of boos from disgruntled Maple Leafs fans. Moulson made it 5-2 with an empty-net...

Leafs Hold A “Heart-To-Heart Talk” After Losing To the Islanders

from Steve Buffery of the Toronto Sun, The boos finally began at the 13:56 of the third period, when Mississauga’s Matt Moulson put the New York Islanders ahead 3-2. A few seconds later, a sporadic chant of “Fire Burkie” began. And when Andy Frost announced: “Last minute of play in the game”, a cheer broke among the few fans left inside the Air Canada Centre. And all...

Ken Beckett: Clean Up on Isle Five - Leafs Fall 5-2 to Visiting Islanders

Though they managed more goals than in their beatdown in Boston, not much else was different for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night, registering only 14 shots in a 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders for their eighth-straight loss at the Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs looked to have very little jump in their first game back home after returning from a five-game road trip...

Dee Karl: Breaking: Nabbing Nabby! 11:32 am

As per Art Staple of Newsday's Twitter feed (that is faster than the Isles) Evgeni Nabokov and Garth Snow have come to a 1-year contract extension agreement. Details to follow once Art gets them since he has the direct connect. This comes on the heels of the Isles getting another Russian prospect yesterday for "future consideration." Player Transaction: the team...
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