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Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Tough night in Columbus
Sorokin turned aside 22 shots in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.
Facing the team with the worst record in the NHL, the Islanders may have taken the game lightly and didn't give Sorokin much help in the second period as the Jackets scored four times. The netminder still has only one regulation loss in his last nine starts, going 6-1-2 with a .914 save percentage over that stretch as New York tries to lock up a playoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Tending twine Friday
Sorokin will face the Blue Jackets on the road Friday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sorokin has coughed up six goals on 80 shots during his active three-game winning streak. The 27-year-old has improved to 26-19-6 with a strong .924 save percentage and 2.36 GAA through 53 outings. Sorokin is 3-0-0 against the Blue Jackets this season while allowing just six goals on 76 shots.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Gets 25-save victory
Sorokin stopped 25 of 27 shots in a 7-2 victory over Toronto on Tuesday.
Sorokin was beaten by Sam Lafferty midway through the first period, and that proved to be the only tally in the frame. However, Sorokin got plenty of offensive support after that en route to securing his third straight win and sixth victory over his last seven appearances. The 27-year-old is 26-19-6 with a 2.34 GAA and a .925 save percentage in 53 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Gets starting nod Tuesday
Sorokin will be between the home pipes versus Toronto on Tuesday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Sorokin has secured victories in five of his last six appearances while sporting a 2.35 GAA and a .919 save percentage. With 25 wins and five shutouts in 2022-23, the 27-year-old netminder could surpass personal bests in both categories if he continues to perform to this level over the final weeks of the regular season. The Islanders are set to play in back-to-back games against Columbus and Buffalo on Friday and Saturday, respectively, and Sorokin figures to split the pair of contests with Semyon Varlamov.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Strong in Saturday's win
Sorokin stopped 29 of 30 shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Sorokin has won five of his last six starts, yielding 14 goals over that span. Outside of Kevin Labanc's opening tally in the first period, Sorokin didn't face much of a challenge Saturday. The 27-year-old is up to 25-19-6 with a 2.37 GAA and a .924 save percentage through 52 appearances this season. The Islanders' next game is at home versus the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Facing Sharks
Sorokin will defend the visiting net in San Jose on Saturday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Sorokin has won four of his last five starts, giving him a 24-19-6 record. He has posted top-five ratios with a 2.40 GAA and .923 save percentage while adding five shutouts. Sorokin faces the Sharks, who are 25th in scoring, averaging 2.87 goals per contest.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Bounces back Wednesday
Sorokin stopped 20 of 23 shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Ducks.
Sorokin struggled in a loss to the Kings on Tuesday, but he was better against a lesser foe in the Ducks. The 27-year-old has been a bit leaky lately, allowing 10 goals over his last three games. He's now at 24-19-6 with a 2.40 GAA and a .924 save percentage through 51 appearances. It wouldn't be surprising to see him start against San Jose on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Going back-to-back
Sorokin will guard the road goal in Anaheim on Wednesday, Stefen Rosner of NYIHockeyNow.com reports.
Sorokin will start on back-to-back nights despite getting tagged for four goals on 36 shots Tuesday versus the Kings. The 27-year-old has won six of his last nine outings, and the Islanders clearly want their top goalie between the pipes as much as possible as they battle for a playoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Done in by second period
Sorokin stopped 32 of 36 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Sorokin's three-game winning streak ended with this defeat. He allowed all four goals in the second period, including two to the Kings' power play, which cashed in on 5-on-3 and 5-on-4 situations in a span of a minute. The 27-year-old is down to 23-19-6 with a 2.38 GAA and a .924 save percentage through 50 appearances this season. Semyon Varlamov will likely start Wednesday in Anaheim, but Sorokin could be back between the pipes Saturday in San Jose.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Set to face Kings
Sorokin will defend the road net Tuesday against Los Angeles, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Sorokin has won his past three outings, including a 33-save performance in last Thursday's 4-3 overtime victory over Pittsburgh. He has a 23-18-6 record this season with a 2.35 GAA and a .926 save percentage. The Kings rank 11th in the league this year with 3.31 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Key driver in team's success
Sorokin made 33 saves Thursday in a 4-3 overtime win over the Penguins.
The Pens went up 3-1 by the midpoint of the game, but Sorokin didn't have a chance on two of the three goals. Jake Guentzel tipped a point shot and Jason Zucker wristed a shot from the slot, both in the first period. Josh Archibald was awarded a goal when a point shot went in off his glove. Sorokin has won three straight and is 6-1-1 in his last eight starts, and has been a key driver in the team's climb into a wild card spot.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Starting in Pittsburgh
Per Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now, Sorokin was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, putting him on track to guard the road goal versus the Penguins on Thursday.
Sorokin has played well recently, picking up back-to-back wins over the Red Wings and the Sabres while posting an admirable 1.51 GAA and .936 save percentage. He'll try to secure his 23rd victory of the season in a road matchup with a Pittsburgh team that's 17-9-4 at home this year.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Earns win vs. Buffalo
Sorokin saved 22 of 24 shots in a 3-2 win over Buffalo on Tuesday.
Sorokin surrendered a goal in each of the second and third periods. He has a 22-18-6 record, 2.31 GAA and .926 save percentage in 48 games this season. Sorokin has allowed just four goals on 78 shots over his last three starts.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Taking on Sabres
Sorokin will guard the home goal Tuesday versus the Sabres, Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now reports.
Sorokin has won three of his last five starts, allowing just eight goals over that span. He'll get a tough test versus the high-scoring Sabres, but Sorokin's status as one of the best goalies in the league makes him a solid option in fantasy anyway.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Sharp in Saturday's win
Sorokin stopped 22 shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.
Dylan Larkin beat him from in close on a Detroit power play late in the second period, but otherwise Sorokin was a rock in net for the Isles. The 27-year-old netminder has just one regulation loss in his last seven starts, going 4-1-2 with a dazzling .940 save percentage over that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Facing Detroit
Sorokin will defend the home crease versus Detroit on Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sorokin continues to be a top-three goaltender in the NHL, despite his 20-18-6 record. Sorokin has outstanding peripherals, with a 2.37 GAA and .925 save percentage. Sorokin will face the Red Wings, who are tied for 21st in scoring with an average of 3.02 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Takes tough loss
Sorokin stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Islanders' 2-1 shootout loss to the Wild on Tuesday.
Sorokin was terrific Tuesday, only giving up a goal to Ryan Reaves. It was not enough to pick up the win, however, as the Islanders would drop the contest in a shootout. Sorokin ends the month of February with a terrific 5-2-1 record with a 2.57 GAA and a .930 save percentage. Saturday versus Detroit will be the next chance for the Russian netminder to get back in the win column.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Facing Wild
Sorokin will guard the road goal versus the Wild on Tuesday, Ethan Sears of the New York Post reports.
Sorokin took a loss versus the Kings in his last outing, but he won his three previous starts before that game. The 27-year-old has gone 4-2-1 with a 2.57 GAA and a .926 save percentage through seven games in February. The Wild have gone 5-0-1 in their last six contests, so this could be a challenging outing even for a goalie of Sorokin's caliber.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Yields three goals in loss
Sorokin stopped 25 of 28 shots in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.
The three goals against came in a span of 5:34 during the second period. Sorokin's personal winning streak ended at three games with this loss, which dropped him to 20-18-5 on the season. He's also recorded a 2.41 GAA and a .925 save percentage through 45 outings as one of the best netminders in the league. The Islanders begin a two-game road trip Sunday in Winnipeg.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Facing Kings
Sorokin was the first goaltender off the ice at practice Friday and will get the home start versus LA, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
The Islanders are currently sitting in the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference so they're likely going to play Sorokin as much as possible in an attempt to retain their spot in the race for the playoffs. Sorokin has won three straight games, giving up seven goals on 114 shots over that span. He is 20-17-5 with a 2.39 GAA and a .925 save percentage -- his peripherals make him a top-five goaltender in the NHL. Sorokin will face the Kings, who are tied for ninth in NHL scoring with 200 goals in 59 games.... See More ... See Less
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