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Evgeni Nabokov signs deal

Updated: January 22, 2011, 12:24 PM ET
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DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings signed goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

A source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun that the deal is worth $570,000.

The 35-year-old goalie, who had spent his entire NHL career with the San Jose Sharks, must now clear waivers to join the Red Wings because he started the season playing in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League.

He went on waivers at noon ET Friday; the waiver period ends at noon ET Saturday.

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