"We would like to thank Nabby for the time he has spent in San Jose. Nabby has been a big part of this team for the past 10 seasons and played an important role is our successes. This decision boils down to a dedication of dollars in a salary cap system and under this system, teams can't keep everyone." -San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson on the decision to let Evgeni Nabokov go after ten seasons. While some teams are re-signing free agents (like Montreal and Tomas Plekanec), this officially opens the door for the top goalie free agent -- unless the Sharks trade his rights first.