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Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Blanks Wings on Friday
Sorokin stopped all 23 shots he faced in Friday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.
The 27-year-old collected his fourth shutout of the season, putting him one behind Darcy Kuemper for the league lead. Sorokin also snapped a 0-2-2 mini-slump with this performance. Through 11 starts in January, Sorokin's been saddled with a 3-5-3 record despite a solid 2.63 GAA and .917 save percentage, highlighting the recent struggles of the Islanders' offense -- he's gotten more than two goals of support only twice during that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Expected to start Friday
Sorokin is expected to be between the home pipes versus Detroit on Friday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sorokin was the first goaltender off the ice while Semyon Varlamov stayed on to practice with the extras, indicating Sorokin will get the start. Sorokin is 15-16-4 with three shutouts, a 2.44 GAA and a .922 save percentage this season. He will face the Red Wings, who are averaging 3.06 goals per game, 20th in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Falls to Leafs
Sorokin turned aside 34 shots in Monday's 5-2 loss to Toronto.
The islanders took a 2-1 lead early in the second period, but the game was all Maple Leafs after that as Toronto's big stars overwhelmed New York's defense. Sorokin has won only one of his last eight starts, going 1-4-3 over that stretch with a 2.98 GAA and .910 save percentage, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see Semyon Varlamov get a little more work in the short term in order to give Sorokin a chance to rest and regain his focus.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Set to face Toronto
Sorokin was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports, indicating he will start in Toronto on Monday.
Sorokin has gone winless in his past three outings (0-1-2), giving up 11 goals on 105 shots in the process. He has a 15-15-4 record this season with a 2.37 GAA and a .924 save percentage through 36 games played. Sorokin made 30 saves in a 3-2 win over Toronto on Nov. 21. The Leafs rank ninth in the league this campaign with 3.36 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Betrayed by queasy team play
Sorokin made 21 saves in a 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. He allowed four goals.
The Isles are reeling right now. Overall, they have lost eight of nine (1-5-3) and Sorokin is 1-3-3 in that span. Despite this queasy stretch, he sports a 2.37 GAA and .924 save percentage on the season. Sorokin is one of the best twinetenders in the NHL, but he can't do it all by himself.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Facing Carolina
Sorokin was the first goaltender off the ice at practice and will get the home start versus Carolina on Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sorokin has been great this season despite his 15-14-4 record, as the Islanders are averaging only 2.96 goals per game. Sorokin has a 2.32 GAA and a .926 save percentage -- both marks fall in the top six among goaltenders who have played in at least 10 games. He faces the Hurricanes, who are averaging 3.18 goals per game, 15th in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Stops 42 in OT loss
Sorokin allowed three goals on 45 shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Sabres.
Sorokin did his part to force overtime Thursday, turning aside 42 of 45 shots but was bested by Dylan Cozens on a breakaway just 12 seconds into the extra frame. Sorokin has just one win in his last six starts, despite a .941 save percentage in that span. The 27-year-old netminder falls to 15-14-4 with a .926 save percentage on the season.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Expected to face Sabres
Sorokin is expected to start on the road against Buffalo on Thursday, per Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now.
Sorokin has lost four of his last five games despite posting a 2.35 GAA and .924 save percentage over that span. He's 15-14-3 with a 2.30 GAA and .925 save percentage in 34 contests this season. Buffalo has the second-ranked offense with 3.77 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Takes overtime loss
Sorokin allowed four goals on 35 shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Capitals.
This one will sting -- the Islanders went up 3-0 early in the second period before the Capitals rallied all the way back. Sorokin has had few poor outings this season, as this was just the seventh time in 34 appearances that he's given up at least four goals. The 27-year-old slipped to 15-14-3 with a 2.30 GAA and a .925 save percentage. The Islanders have a challenging back-to-back up next when they host the Bruins on Wednesday before visiting the Sabres on Thursday. Expect Sorokin and Semyon Varlamov to split those starts.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Set to face Capitals
Sorokin was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now reports, indicating he will start Monday's home game against Washington.
Sorokin is coming off a 22-save performance in Saturday's 2-1 win over Montreal. He has a 15-14-2 record this season with a 2.25 GAA and a .927 save percentage in 33 appearances. The Capitals sit 14th in the league with 3.20 goals per game this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Sharp in Saturday's win
Sorokin turned aside 22 shots in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Canadiens.
He very nearly turned in his fourth shutout of the season, but Sorokin had to settle for his 15th win after Nick Suzuki split the Islanders defense and beat him on the backhand midway through the third period. The third-year netminder has allowed more than two goals only twice in his last nine starts, and on the season he sports a dazzling 2.25 GAA and .927 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Back in net Saturday
Sorokin will guard the home crease Saturday against Montreal, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Sorokin has dropped his last three outings despite a save percentage of .929 in that span. He'll take on a Canadiens team that is 29th in the league with 2.6 goals per game. Sorokin is 14-14-2 with a .926 save percentage on the season.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Takes tough loss
Sorokin allowed two goals on 35 shots, suffering a 3-1 loss to the Wild on Thursday.
The third star of the game, Sorokin kept the Islanders in the contest, but he could not outduel Filip Gustavsson in the low-scoring contest. Heading into Thursday's contest, Sorokin had been excellent in the month of January, posting a 1-2-1 record with a 2.50 GAA and a .919 save percentage. Saturday versus Montreal could be the next time Sorokin is between the pipes.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Expected to start Thursday
Per Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now, Sorokin was the first goaltender off the ice at practice, indicating he will defend the home crease against Minnesota on Thursday,
Sorokin has been sensational this season, despite his record of 14-13-2, as the netminder's peripherals are outstanding. Sorokin has a 2.30 GAA and a .925 save percentage, as his GAA is fifth-best in the NHL, while his save percentage is second-best, trailing only Linus Ullmark. Sorokin faces the Wild, who are averaging 3.15 goals per game, 18th best in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Suffers shootout loss to Dallas
Sorokin turned aside 25 of 26 shots through overtime in a 2-1 shootout loss to Dallas on Tuesday.
Sorokin was beaten by Jason Robertson just 3:42 into the contest and then again in the shootout. Sorokin is 14-13-2 with a 2.30 GAA and .925 save percentage in 31 games this season. He's dropped three of his last four contests even though he's allowed only 10 goals over that span.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Set to start vs. Dallas
Sorokin is slated to start at home against Dallas on Tuesday, according to Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now.
Sorokin has lost two of his last three starts while surrendering nine goals on 98 shots. He's 14-13-1 with a 2.35 GAA and .924 save percentage in 30 contests this season. Dallas has the fourth-ranked offense with 3.51 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Allows four goals in loss
Sorokin stopped 34 of 38 shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Oilers.
Sorokin couldn't dig out of a 2-0 hole after the first period, where he allowed a power-play goal to Leon Draisaitl and a shorthanded tally to Kailer Yamamoto. Edmonton would add another two in the second as the Islanders fell 4-2. Despite the loss, Sorokin has been solid of late, winning four of his last six outings. The 27-year-old netminder is now 14-13-1 with a .924 save percentage on the season.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: First goalie off Thursday
Sorokin was the first goalie to leave the ice Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports, indicating he'll guard the road cage against Edmonton.
Sorokin will make his 10th straight appearance in the crease, having gone 4-3-1 in the previous nine contests while recording a 2.10 GAA. With a back-to-back on the schedule, Semyon Varlamov should be expected to get the nod for Friday's clash with Edmonton. Looking to the rest of the season, Sorokin should be capable of pushing for the 30-win mark after coming just four victories short of that threshold last year.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Defeats Canucks
Sorokin stopped 24 of 26 shots in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Canucks.
Sorokin has won four of his last five starts. Bo Horvat accounted for both goals against, but the Islanders' offense was strong over the final 40 minutes to easily secure the win. Sorokin improved to 14-12-1 with a 2.29 GAA and a .926 save percentage through 29 appearances. He's started seven straight games, but he should get a breather during a back-to-back in Alberta -- the Islanders visit the Oilers on Thursday and the Flames on Friday. Semyon Varlamov, now available after missing time with a lower-body injury, should start whichever of those games Sorokin doesn't.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Making seventh straight start
Sorokin will guard the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Canucks, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sorokin will start his seventh straight game, having gone 3-2-1 with a 1.66 GAA and a .944 save percentage in his previous six. The Canucks have a threatening offense but a leaky defense, so it'll be up to the 27-year-old to contain the offense. With Semyon Varlamov (lower body) backing up, Sorokin will likely get a rest at some point on the Islanders' road trip.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 190 lbs|
|Birthplace: Mezhdurechensk, Russia|