The CSKA goalkeeper Ilya Sorokin will continue his career in the NHL

the Goalkeeper of CSKA and Russian national team on hockey Ilya Sorokin made the decision to pursue a career in the National hockey League.

About the upcoming departure of talented Russian goalie in the NHL, said his agent Shumi Babayev. The contract of the goalkeeper with CSKA expires at the end of April this year.

Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti Whims refused to renew the contract with CSKA and go in the NHL

In 2014, on the draft of beginners of NHL Sorokin was selected under the number 78 club “new York islanders”. General Manager of “islanders” Lou Lamoriello has repeatedly stated that he would like to see the Russian goalkeeper in the team next season.

Another example for Sorokin certainly was a move in the NHL, Igor Shesterkin, which in this season more than successful debut in the strongest League in the world for another club from new York Rangers.

We “islanders” have problems in the goalkeeping line. There last summer passed the Russian Semyon Varlamov, but he showed himself not the best way, winning only 19 games out of 45.

Sorokin – the Olympic champion in 2018, three times he in the national team of Russia won bronze of the world Championships.