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Islanders claim Evgeni Nabokov

Updated: January 22, 2011, 10:05 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Evgeni Nabokov left Russia for the chance to play with the Detroit Red Wings. Instead of landing in Hockeytown, the veteran goalie will be taking an unexpected detour to Long Island -- maybe.

Nabokov lost his chance to join the Red Wings Saturday when he was claimed off waivers by the New York Islanders at the noon ET deadline.

A source told ESPN.com that Islanders general manager Garth Snow was informed by Nabokov's agent, Don Meehan, that the goalie will ...

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