Evgeni Nabokov

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Birthday
25, 1975
Birthplace
Oskemen, Kazakhstan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Oskemen, Kazakhstan

About

NHL goaltender who set a number of franchise records while playing for the San Jose Sharks.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he went by the name John, thinking that his real name was too hard to pronounce.

Trivia

He was the first NHL goalie to score a power-play goal, as well as the first to record 11 straight road victories.

Family Life

He married an American woman named Tabitha Eckler. He has a son named Andrei and a daughter named Emma.

Associated With

He was teammates with Joe Thornton on the San Jose Sharks from 2005 to 2010.