NHL Trade Rumors: Evgeni Nabokov to Blackhawks

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Evgeni Nabokov trade rumors are running rampant for the 2012 NHL season. The New York Islanders are out of the playoff picture in the East and are shopping goaltender Nabokov. The 36 year old from Kasakhstan had a solid career for over a decade with the San Jose Sharks. Last season he went to play in the KHL and when he came back to play in the NHL, he was taken off waivers by the New York Islanders.

Nabokov has made it clear he wants to be traded to a Stanley Cup contender like the Detroit Red Wings or Chicago Blackhawks. The Blackhawks are struggling in goal and are going to make an offer for Nabby's services that come at a cheap cap hit of $570 000 per year. Evgeni Nabokov is having a career year save percentage wise at .927 with the New York Islanders.

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