Evgeni Nabokov kicked aside 17 of 21 shots as the Islanders were eliminated from the playoffs after their 4-3 overtime loss against the Penguins on Saturday night.
Evgeni Nabokov has been confirmed as the Islanders' starting goaltender for Game 6.
Evgeni Nabokov understands that his play has to be better if the Islanders want to extend their playoff series with Pittsburgh to a seventh game.
Evgeni Nabokov allowed four goals on 27 shots Thursday as the Islanders were shut out in Pittsburgh by a score of 4-0.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 27 of the 31 shots he faced in New York's 6-4 win over Pittsburgh in Game 4 Tuesday night.
Evgeni Nabokov is expected to be back in net Tuesday for Game 4.
The quality of the goals is a matter of opinion, yet the bottom line is that Evgeni Nabokov had a rough Sunday on paper as the New York Islanders lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in OT in Game 3.
Evgeni Nabokov made 30 saves as the Islanders' edged the Penguins 4-3 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round series.
Evgeni Nabokov will likely be using a new helmet in Game 2 of the Islanders' first-round series.
Evgeni Nabokov was yanked early in the second period of the Islanders' 5-0 loss to the Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series on Wednesday night.
Evgeni Nabokov has plenty of playoff experience on an Islanders team that doesn't have much.
Evgeni Nabokov kicked out 21 of 22 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to Buffalo Friday night.
Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss to Carolina Tuesday night.
Evgeni Nabokov will likely be in between the pipes again Tuesday night.