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Islanders Prospect Report: Sorokin Wins KHL Title, Playoff MVP

Ilya Sorokin wins Gagarin Cup and KHL playoff MVP

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

Ilya Sorokin won the Gagarin Cup - the KHL championship - on Friday, as CSKA Moscow swept Avangard four games to none. Sorokin was also named the KHL playoff MVP in the process. 

Sorokin had a marvelous playoffs, going 16-4-0 with a 1.20 GAA, a .956 SV% and five shutouts for CSKA. The Islanders' 2014 third-round pick (78th overall) recorded a pair of shutouts in the Gagarin Cup Final, the first goalie in KHL history to do so. 

Tweet from @khl_eng: Ilya Sorokin ��� MVP of the Playoffs and #GagarinCup Champion!

The Gagarin Cup and MVP honors cap another stellar season for Sorokin, who went 28-6-4 during the regular season with a 1.16 GAA, a .940 SV% and a career-high 11 shutouts. 

Sorokin has one more year left on his deal with CSKA. 

Tweet from @khl_eng: Ilya Sorokin named MVP of 2019 #GagarinCup Playoffs!

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