the signing of the contract Sorokin with “the islanders” announced on Twitter his agent Dan Milstein. Sorokin will be able to train with a new club, however, has no right to participate in the games renewed in August of the season in the NHL.

the 24-year-old hockey player signed a maximum possible contract is a contract of the rookie 24-year-old player can sign for more than one season. But from next European championship Russians will be able to get a better deal. Now the maximum salary of a beginner is only 925 thousand dollars.

before moving To the islanders the pupil of Novokuznetsk “metallurg” Sorokin played for CSKA, which won the Gagarin Cup in the season 2018/19 years. Completed ahead of schedule in the tournament because of the coronavirus Sorokin became the champion of Russia. Only in the NHL he spent 313 matches.

In the national team of Russia Sorokin became the Olympic champion in 2018, and three times, became the bronze medalist of the world Championships.

The “islanders” also is another Russian goalie Semyon Varlamov.