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Evgeni Nabokov
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Nabokov during his time with the Islanders in October 2013
Born July 25, 1975 (1975-07-25) (age 45)
Ust-Kamenogorsk, U.S.S.R.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
Dynamo Moscow
Kentucky Thoroughblades
Cleveland Lumberjacks
San Jose Sharks
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
SKA Saint Petersburg
New York Islanders
National team Flag of Russia.svg Russia and
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan
NHL Draft 219th overall, 1994
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 1995–present

Evgeni Viktorovich Nabokov (Russian: Евге́ний Ви́кторович Набо́ков) (born July 25, 1975 in Ust-Kamenogorsk, U.S.S.R., now Kazakhstan), is a Kazakhstani-Russian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the San Jose Sharks and New York Islanders.

He was drafted by the San Jose Sharks with the 219th overall pick in the 1994 NHL draft. He played 10 seasons with the Sharks and was signed by the Detroit Red Wings. He never played a game for the Red Wings and was placed on waivers. He was claimed off waivers by the New York Islanders on January 22, 2011.

On July 1, 2014, Nabokov signed one-year, $1.55 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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