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NYHN Daily Links: Sorokin Speaks to Media, Isles Look to Build Off Last Season’s Playoff Run



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We are now only a day away from the New York Islanders facing off against their crosstown rival New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Following the last day of camp, Ilya Sorokin spoke to reporters for the first time. Barry Trotz stated his plan for getting Sorokin in between the pipes. The Islanders are looking to build upon the conference final run with their returning cast. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

Following Ilya Sorokin’s press conference, it is evident he is a Long Islander at heart given his answers. Even with all the hype around him, the 25-year old goaltender knows he has to earn his playing time. (NYI Hockey Now)

Mollie Walker discusses how the Islanders will be looking to build off their postseason play in her latest. (NY Post)

Sorokin looks to live up to the excitement surrounding him. In Neil Best’s latest, he discusses head coach Barry Trotz’s plan to get Sorokin into a game sooner than later this season. (Newsday)

Islanders head coach Barry Trotz wants the team to forget the previous two seasons. Andrew Gross writes that the bar has been set very high.(Newsday)

Coming into this season, a look at the four biggest questions surrounding the Islanders. (Puck Prose)

There are a lot of things going on ‘Off the Record’ around the NHL. Jimmy Murphy breaks down the rumors surrounding Florida’s Keith Yandle, Vegas’ Marc-Andre Fleury, and more.(NYI Hockey Now)

David Pastrnak (offseason hip surgery) made his first appearance at a Boston Bruins practice. He was in a maroon ‘no-contact’ jersey, but this is a significant step in returning. (Boston Hockey Now)

For the Colorado Avalanche, it is not about winning the Stanley Cup, but about getting close. (Colorado Hockey Now)

The Pittsburgh Penguins missed a big opportunity by not adding 2019 third-round selection Nathan Legare to their taxi squad. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

While veteran Keith Yandle has been practicing with Group 2 for the Florida Panthers, he will keep showing up, hoping to be in the starting lineup. (Florida Hockey Now)

Given the latest news regarding Evander Kane’s finances, was there a chance he would not suit up for the Sharks this season? Head coach Bob Boughner put that rumor to rest. (San Jose Hockey Now)

If you missed any offseason move, do not worry, as Greg Wyshynski has you covered. (ESPN)