Post Tagged with: "Evgeni Nabokov"

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Nabokov, Toskala, Niemi, & the Sharks’ Goalie Woes

Skaters are More Important But… Yours truly is a firm believer that the 18 skaters in front of a goaltender are much more important than having a “stud” goaltender. For […]

by · May 25, 2015 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

How Important Is Jaroslav Halak for the Islanders?

One major issue the Islanders had in their playoff series two years ago with Pittsburgh was the inability for the team to get a big save when they needed it.  It […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Evgeni Nabokov brings playoff experience from his days with the San Jose Sharks. (Dave Nelson/wikimedia)

Thank You Evgeni Nabokov

It’s official: Evgeni Nabokov has retired as a member of the San Jose Sharks. This was an event that most of the hockey world saw coming, especially after San Jose […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Evander Kane [photo: Amy Irvin]

Hockey News: Kane Traded to Buffalo; Enroth a Star

Check out these hockey links that fill you in on the NHL action from the past 24 hours. Evander Kane has been traded to the Buffalo Sabres, ending the long-running […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Scott Hartnell (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Hockey News: 1000 Games for Hartnell; Healthy Scratch for Clarkson

Don Cherry believes the Leafs lack an identity. And he has the solution. [National Post] So David Clarkson’s contract is move-able after all. Right into the press box. [Toronto Star] […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Lightning’s Goalie Changes

Evgeni Nabokov’s Future  This past week the Tampa Bay Lightning made the choice to call up Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch. The decision was not made lightly as it […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Lightning’s Changes in the Crease

This past weekend, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that their 2014 offseason acquisition, goaltender Evgeni Nabokov, was being placed on waivers. On Monday, he cleared waivers unclaimed by the other […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
Kevin Shattenkirk (bridgetds/Flickr)

Hockey News: Shattenkirk Injury; Mike Green Trade?

What is there left to say about the Toronto Maple Leafs? [Today’s Slap Shot] Who would you rather play for, the Jets or the Leafs? [Sportsnet] Cody Franson says he […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Ben Bishop picked a good time - Game 7 - to record his first career NHL postseason shutout. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Ben Bishop Woes Against The Pittsburgh Penguins Continue

View image | Ben Bishop has enjoyed a great deal of success since coming over to the Tampa Bay Lightning, becoming a Vezina Trophy finalist last season. After years of […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 2 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Andrei Vasilevskiy has shown managers why he was coveted by Tampa Bay during the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Case For Andrei Vasilevskiy To Be The Backup

View image |   When Andrei Vasilevskiy got word that he would be sent back to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, he could have more than […]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Stay or Go: What Should The Lightning Do With Andrei Vasilevskiy?

One of the biggest risks a team can take is selecting a goaltender in the first round at the draft. History has just proven that more times than not it […]

by · December 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Shootout Woes Continue to Plague Lightning

Tampa Bay’s shootout woes continued to show Friday night in its loss on the road to ­­­­­­the New Jersey Devils. Tampa outplayed the Devils, who are now 2-for-20 in shootouts […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning