SOROKIN NAMED KHL GOALIE OF THE WEEK:
Ilya Sorokin was named the KHL's goalie of the week on Monday, after he posted a pair of shutouts to extend his shutout streak to three consecutive games.
Sorokin made 21 saves in a 3-0 win over Torpedo last Tuesday (Nov. 13) and made 24 saves in a 5-0 win over Ak Bars on Thursday (Nov. 15). Sorokin's shutout streak currently stands at 180:30. Per the KHL, Sorokin is close to the current KHL regular season shutout record, 208:30, held by 22-year old Igor Shestyorkin.
Sorokin is 11-3-3 this season with a 1.29 GAA, a .934 SV% and four shutouts. Sorokin's 1.29 GAA ranks second in the KHL.
DOBSON SCORES IN CANADA-RUSSIA SERIES:
Noah Dobson scored one goal in two games for Team QMJHL in the CIBC Canada-Russia series last week.
Dobson was named QMJHL's player of the game in Thursday's 3-2 OT loss to Russia, as the Islanders 2018 first-round pick (12th overall) finished the game with a goal. Russia won the 2018 junior series, winning four of the six games, including both contests against the QMJHL.
Dobson returned to his junior club, the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, over the weekend, scoring his seventh goal of the season in Saturday's loss to Charlottetown.
PASTUJOV RECORDS FOUR-POINT WEEK:
Nick Pastujov recorded four points (3G, 1A) in two games against Penn State last week.
Pastujov notched two points in each game, picking up a goal and an assist in Michigan's 6-4 win on Friday, while scoring two goals in a 7-6 OT loss on Saturday.
The Islanders' 2016 seventh-round pick (193rd overall) is tied for second on Michigan in goals (7) and is sixth in points (11).