Down 1-0 early in the third period, Martin hit the post with one of his best scoring chances in 7:46 of ice time.... See Less Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Suffers hard-luck loss Sorokin turned aside 26 shots during a 2-0 defeat to the Coyotes on Thursday. Sorokin, who earned shutouts in two starts against the Coyotes last season, kept the scoreless streak intact through 41 minutes Thursday. The 27-year-old netminder maintained a 0-0 tie with a flurry of second-period saves.
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Sorokin was the first goaltender off the ice at practice Thursday, which indicates he will get the start against Arizona. Sorokin is 6-3-0 with a 2. 20 GAA and a. 933 save percentage this year. He will face the Coyotes, who are 5-6-1 and have won their last two games.... See Less Islanders' Ross Johnston: Healthy scratch for four straight Johnston was in the press box for the fourth straight game Tuesday versus the Rangers. Some thought that Johnston could draw into the lineup because Cal Clutterbuck (undisclosed) was forced to miss the game. Alas, the Isles decided to go with skill over brawn and went with Nikita Soshnikov instead. It is not known if Clutterbuck will be able to play Thursday versus the Coyotes, nor is it known if Johnston will get a chance to play if Clutterbuck can't....
Cizikas has to leave the loss to the Coyotes on Thursday. While no reason was given for why he had to leave, it is believed it was to check to make sure he did not have a concussion. No matter the reason, the fact that Cizikas was able to practice Friday is a pretty good sign that he will play Saturday versus the Blue Jackets.... See Less Islanders' Matt Martin: Engages in 99th fight Nov 11, 2022 Martin was involved in a fighting major and delivered three hits during a 2-0 loss to the Coyotes on Thursday.
The Islanders guard their injuries as much as any team in the NHL, if not more, so we don't know why Clutterbuck didn't play Tuesday. What we do know is that it wasn't related to the shoulder surgery that Clutterbuck had during the offseason. Whatever is bothering Clutterbuck will have to be monitored from this point forward, but he is expected to play on his usual line with Casey Cizikas and Matt Martin.... See Less Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Starting against Arizona Sorokin will be between the home pipes against Arizona on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
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See Less Islanders' Anders Lee: Misses morning skate Nov 10, 2022 Lee did not participate in morning skate Thursday for an undisclosed reason, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports. While no reason was given for his absence, Lee is not expected to miss the game Thursday versus the Coyotes. Lee could've missed the skate due to a personal reason, maintenance, or a nagging injury. If Lee is unable to play Thursday, Ross Johnston is expected to take his place in the lineup.... See Less Islanders' Cal Clutterbuck: Expected to play Thursday Clutterbuck (undisclosed) should be in the lineup Thursday versus the Coyotes, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.