A new start with a new stopper

The Sharks need to manage money wisely to finally play for a Cup

Originally Published: June 21, 2010
By and E.J. Hradek | Puck Prospectus and ESPN The Magazine

Plugging Holes -- San Jose Sharks

The Hole: A new starting goalie

Starting goalie Evgeni Nabokov is an unrestricted free agent. The 35-year old has a hefty cap figure of $5.375 million. After yet another playoff disappointment, the team has to decide whether to stick with Nabokov or to cut ties with their long-time starter.