Daily Faceoff included Russian Sorokin in the top 10 contenders for the Hart Trophy
MOSCOW, September 14 – Journalist of the North American portal Daily Faceoff Matt Larkin included the Russian goalkeeper of the New York Islanders Ilya Sorokin in the top ten contenders for the Most Valuable Player of the upcoming 2023/24 season of the National Hockey League (NHL) Hart Memorial Trophy.
The Russian is in tenth place in the ranking. At the end of the 2022/23 season, he finished second in voting for the award for the best goalie in the NHL, losing to Swede Linus Ullmark of the Boston Bruins.
The author of the article gave the first place in the rating to Canadian forward and captain of the Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid, who is a three-time Hart Trophy winner. Behind him are Jack Hughes (New Jersey Devils), Auston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs), Matthew Tkachuk (Florida Panthers), Jason Robertson (Dallas Stars), David Pastrnak (Boston Bruins). , Nathan MacKinnon (Colorado Avalanche), Tage Thompson (Buffalo Sabres) and Cale Makar (Avalanche). Among the candidates for the Hart Trophy who were not included in the top 10, the Daily Faceoff journalist named three more Russians, including forwards Nikita Kucherov, Kirill Kaprizov and Artemy Panarin.