Lightning send Evgeni Nabokov to Sharks; retirement expected
The San Jose Sharks have acquired goalie Evgeni Nabokov from the Tampa Bay Lightning for future considerations.
Nabokov is expected to retire as a Shark at a news conference on Wednesday.
Drafted in 1994 by San Jose, the 39-year-old Nabokov is the Sharks franchise leader in games played for a goalie with 563, wins with 154 and shutouts with 50.
San Jose allowed Nabokov to leave as a free agent following the 2009-10 season.