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128. Evgeni Nabokov

Evgeni Nabokov took his time to enter North America after being a late round draft pick by the San Jose Sharks in 1994.  Six years later, the Goalie would make his debut with the San Jose and is without doubt the best backstop in franchise history.

Nabokov would play internationally for Russia and would become a two time All Star in the NHL.  His career would also include a First Team All Star selection in the 2007-08 campaign and his career sees him in the top 25 all-time in Wins.


Should Evgeni Nabokov be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 42.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 20%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 30%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 7.5%

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Ust-Kamenogorsk, The Soviet Union
  • Eligible Since: Monday, 01 January 2018
  • Position: Goalie
  • Played For: New York Islanders, San Jose Sharks, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Non-NHL Teams:

    Team Russia (Olympics 2006 & 2010)

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    First Team All Star (2008)

    All Star (2001 & 2008)

    Calder Trophy (2001)

    Most Games Played (2008)

    Most Wins (2008)

    Stanley Cup Rings (None)

Should Evgeni Nabokov be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 42.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 20%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 30%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 7.5%
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