Flyers Allowed to Speak With Sharks’ Evgeni Nabokov

June 27th, 2010 by Bob Cunningham Leave a reply »
According to a few different media outlets, the Philadelphia Flyers have been given permission to speak with current Sharks' goalie (but soon-to-be free agent) Evgeni Nabokov.

The talk of the Flyers adding a goalie this offseason is comparable to the talk of the Eagles adding a wide receiver pre-2008, the Phillies adding an ace pitcher a couple years ago, and the Sixers picking up a legitimate scoring threat.

Well, the Eagles drafted DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin, so that has been addressed. The Phillies traded for Cliff Lee, and then traded Cliff Lee for Roy Halladay, so consider that more-than addressed. And now it's looking like the Sixers might have found their scorer in Evan Turner.

That just leaves the Flyers to finish things off, and it looks like they might do it with Nabokov.

Paul Holmgren has been given permission to speak with Nabokov's agent, Don Meehan, and see what it would take for Nabokov to sign on. If they can't come to an agreement, then the Flyers lose nothing.

But, of course, if they agree on a deal then Philly would have to send San Jose a draft pick to compensate.

Being that Nabokov is 35, the Flyers ca ...

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