SJ GOALIE EVGENI NABOKOV NAMED TO RUSSIA OLYMPIC HOCKEY SQUAD DEC 25THSHARKS D-MAN #3 DOUGLAS "CRANKSHAFT" MURRAY NAMED TO TEAM SWEDEN SUNDAYOn Christmas Day in the U.S., San Jose Sharks starting goaltender Evgeni Nabokov was named to the Russian 2010 Olympic hockey team. Nabokov previously represented Russia in the 2006 Torino Olympics, registering a .940SV%, 1.34GAA, and 3 shutouts to help his national team to a 4th place finish. In the 2008 World Championships, the "Capital line" of Ovechkin-Semenov-Federov put the favored Team Canada on its heels, and Ilya Kovalchuck notched the game winning goal to give Russia a Gold Medal. Nabokov made 25 saves in that pivotal 5-4 OT win over Canada, earning "best goaltender" and "Team MVP" honors for his tournament performance.The 6-foot,...

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