Ilya Sorokin Sends New York Islanders off to Round Two

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The New York Islanders are heading to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. As rightly predicted during our series preview, the Islanders eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. This is now two straight playoff series wins for the Islanders over the Penguins. It’s also the fifth time in six playoff series all-time […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Ilya Sorokin Showing His Worth

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The New York Islanders were a desperate hockey team entering Game 4 of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. A big question mark entering Game 4 was their goaltending. Ilya Sorokin was the starter in Game 1 and won that game for the Islanders. However, head coach Barry Trotz went to a healthy Semyon […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: May 22 With Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions, May 22nd edition! Each day, the Last Word On Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the first and only slate of NHL Predictions for May 22nd, featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders. NHL Predictions: Pittsburgh Penguins vs […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Need Semyon Varlamov to Step up His Game

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Through three games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, one thing is for sure: the New York Islanders’ goaltending needs to be much better. Through the regular season, the islanders had one of the best one-two punches in the league. Semyon Varlamov and Ilya Sorokin backstopped the Islanders to the fourth seed in the East Division. At […] READ MORE