How good was Evgeni Nabokov?

He is 130 wins ahead with the most victories in franchise history (293), but Nabokov wasn’t just a compiler. He remains the only Shark to win the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s rookie of the year, and his second-place finish for the Vezina Trophy in 2007-08 is the highest of any San Jose goalie.

What happened to Evgeni Nabokov?

He departed the NHL for the first time in 2010 to play for SKA Saint Petersburg in Russia, but returned soon after, and concluded his career in the NHL. After retiring as a player Nabokov took up a role as a development coach for the Sharks, and in 2019 was named the goaltending coach for team.

Did Nabokov win Stanley Cup?

Nabokov finished his career with 353 victories, 18th in NHL history. He ranks 17th in shutouts (59) and 25th in games played by a goaltender (697). He has 42 Stanley Cup Playoff victories, 22nd all-time.

Where is Evgeni Nabokov from?

Ust’-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Evgeni Nabokov/Place of birth

What number was Nabokov?

20Tampa Bay Lightning / Goaltender
20New York Islanders / Goaltender
Evgeni Nabokov/Number

When did Nabokov retire?

2015
Evgeni Nabokov/Career end

Does Cam Ward still play hockey?

Retirement. On August 28, 2019, Ward signed a one-day contract with the Hurricanes and subsequently retired from professional hockey. He retired as the Hurricanes’ franchise leaders in wins (318) and shutouts (27).

When did Evgeni Nabokov retire?

What team does Cam Ward play for?

Carolina Hurricanes

Cam Ward
Played for Carolina Hurricanes Chicago Blackhawks
National team Canada
NHL Draft 25th overall, 2002 Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2004–2019

Is Cam Ward still playing?

Retirement. On August 28, 2019, Ward signed a one-day contract with the Hurricanes and subsequently retired from professional hockey.

Does Cam Ward live in Raleigh?

From Saskatoon to Sherwood Park to Red Deer to Lowell to Raleigh to Chicago and back to Raleigh once more, Ward and his No. 30 are home.

When did Evgeni Nabokov get his first shutout?

1/19 Last Word on Sports: Today in Hockey History: San Jose Sharks Evgeni Nabokov Debuts with Shutout : Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Transaction information may be incomplete.

When did Evgeni Nabokov sign with the Red Wings?

December 2, 2004: Signed as a Free Agent with Magnitogorsk (Russia). July 7, 2010: Signed as a Free Agent with St. Petersburg (KHL). January 20, 2011: Signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Red Wings.

When did Evgeni Nabokov join the New York Islanders?

Nabokov signed with the Detroit Red Wings but was claimed on waivers by the New York Islanders. He joined New York in 2011-12 and played three seasons with the Islanders, reaching the 300-win mark Jan. 14, 2012 and helping them end a six-year Stanley Cup Playoffs drought in 2013.

When did Evgeni Nabokov retire from the NHL?

Nabokov signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning as a free agent July 1, 2014. But he went 3-6-2 before being placed on waivers and then traded back to San Jose so he could retire as a member of the Sharks on Feb. 11, 2015. Nabokov finished his NHL career 353-227-57 with 29 ties, a 2.44 GAA, .911 save percentage and 59 shutouts.