Ilya Sorokin makes career-high 42 saves in Islanders’ 2-0 win over Golden Knights

Sorokin makes save in Vegas

Sorokin makes conserve in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ilya Sorokin made 42 conserves, Josh Bailey and Mathew Barzal scored and the New york city Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 Sunday night.

The Islanders taped successive roadway nothings after blanking Arizona 3-0 on Saturday. The Islanders enhanced to 22-4-4 on the back end of back-to-back video games under coach Barry Trotz, who took control of in 2018.

Sorokin, who has actually begun all 6 video games for the Islanders, enhanced to 3-2-1.

New york city has actually played its very first 6 video games on the roadway, part of a season-opening 13-game trip while the group waits for the opening of its brand-new house, UBS Arena.

Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner (1-4-0) made 24 conserves in his 5th straight start, matching the most successive starts he’s had given that signing up with the Golden Knights. Lehner last began 5 straight throughout the 2020 playoffs, covering series versus Chicago and Vancouver.

The Golden Knights have actually been outscored 16-6 throughout a 4-game losing streak.

Las Vegas hadn’t lost four successive video games in policy given that Jan. 7-14, 2020. Previous coach Gerard Gallant was fired the next day and changed by present coach Peter DeBoer.

Appearing like anything however a group that was playing the second of back-to-back nights, not to mention its 6th in 11 days, the Islanders came out fluid and active, striking initially, a bit more than 2 minutes into the video game.

After Jean-Gabriel Pageau sent out a shot from the slot, Lehner made the preliminary save with his pad prior to failing on his stomach and not able to recuperate in time for the rebound, which Bailey had the ability to bury and offer the Islanders a 1-0 lead.

Barzal made it 2-0 midway through the 3rd duration with a shot over Lehner’s left shoulder from a high angle.


New York City: Sees Nashville on Saturday after a five-day layoff.

Vegas: Journeys to play Colorado on Tuesday.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.