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Having spent the past seven days hovering near the top of "still available" lists of National Hockey League general managers, spearheading the "goaltender" subheading, unable to agree to terms with any of the 30 North American teams, star crease monster Evgeni Nabokov has agreed to walk toward the tax-free light of mother Russia. Early Thursday morning, SKA Saint Petersburg, one of the Kontinental Hockey League's premier organisations, announced its signing of the 34-year-old netminder to a four-year contract. Nabokov makes the trip to the KHL after spending the last 13 years of his life in the San Jose Sharks organisation, forging a reputation as one of the NHL's elite backstops of the past decade, but also as one of the league's most disappointing underachievers come playoff ti ...

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