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by Paul on 01/25/11 at 06:03 PM ET
The New York Islanders have suspended Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting after being claimed off of waivers on Jan. 22. The 35-year-old goaltender signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Jan 20.
added 4:27pm, via Katie Strang tweet,
The Islanders do have the option of “tolling” Nabokov’s contract still, and according to one league source, it appears the Islanders will
Tolling basically pushes the contract to next year if Nabokov does not report this season. He is scheduled to be UFA July 1st, but this could force him to be property of the Islanders next season.
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