Oilers' Khabibulin erases all doubt

Updated: February 10, 2013, 2:59 AM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

DETROIT -- It doesn't matter that he's played over 800 career NHL games in the regular season and playoffs. Or that he's played under the highest of pressure in the Stanley Cup finals and Olympics.

If you go 10 months without playing a single game as a starting goalie, the questions creep in. Especially if you're 40 years old, like Nikolai Khabibulin.

On Friday, Khabibulin got word he'd be making his first start of the season on Saturday afternoon against the Red Wings and their ...

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