Nabokov giving it a think

February, 27, 2012
With only a few hours left until the trade deadline passes, goaltender Evgeni Nabokov is mulling a contract offer from the Islanders, a source confirmed to

Regardless of whether he accepts the deal, Nabokov is not expected to be moved. Despite significant interest in the 36-year-old netminder -- the goaltending market is thin for teams looking to bolster the position -- GM Garth Snow told that he has no intention on trading him.

Al Montoya might be another case, however.

A source told's Pierre LeBrun that the Islanders are shopping Montoya.
Katie Strang covers the NHL for She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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