Islanders captain Lee called the Russian the best goaltender in the NHL

Islanders captain Lee called Russian Ilya Sorokin the best goaltender in the NHL

MOSCOW, 15 Jan – New York Islanders forward and captain Anders Lee said that Russian goaltender Ilya Sorokin is the best in the National Hockey League (NHL).
On Sunday night, Moscow time, the Islanders beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 thanks to Sorokin’s 22 saves.
National Hockey League (NHL)
January 15, 2023 • start at 03:00

2 : 1

Selected by the Islanders in the 2014 draft in the third round under the overall number 78, Sorokin has been playing in the NHL club since 2021. This season, the 27-year-old Russian has played 33 games in which he reflected 92.7% of shots, passing an average of 2.25 goals per game. He is third in the league in reliability and second in save percentage. On account of his three shutouts, he shares the second place in the NHL in this indicator with Connor Hellebike, Ville Husso, Martin Jones and another Russian Peter Kochetkov.


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