1. Getting C*** blocked. In tribute to San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov for his skill of blocking and keeping pucks out of the net
After getting eliminated in the first round by the Anaheim Ducks in the 08-09 Stanley Cup Playoffs, another definition is accepted.
2. Messing up terribly and/or underachieving greatly. In tribute to San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov for his poor play in the series against Anaheim
1. "I was about to close the deal with that chick but James completely Nabokov'd me."
2. "Lauren pulled a Nabokov on that test last week."