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So That’s What’s Wrong With Nabokov

from Craig Simpson of CBC,

Evgeni Nabokov entered the Olympics as one of the NHL’s top goalies statistically, but has returned from the games a shell of his former self.  His Olympic numbers were less than impressive with a 4.16 goals-against average and a .853 save percentage in three appearances.

The numbers however, are only part of the story.

In the biggest matchup of his life against the Canadians he served up a stinker of a performance.  It was his worst game ever.  Watching him finally get pulled from the game with the Canadians scoring at will, you had to wonder what lasting effect that kind of performance would have on his psyche.  The answer - unfortunately for Sharks fans - seems to be, devastating.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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