Evgeni Nabokov out indefinitely

Updated: November 18, 2011, 5:10 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov is out indefinitely with a groin injury, the New York Islanders announced Friday.

Nabokov left the Islanders' 4-3 win over Montreal on Thursday 7:55 into the first period after suffering the injury. The 36-year-old made a save with his right pad on Montreal's Yannick Weber and went down immediately afterward in obvious pain.

Backup Rick DiPietro came in to replace Nabokov, making 24 saves in relief to record his second win of the season.

DiPietro ...

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