Islanders’ Ilya Sorokin voted to 2023 NHL All Star Game

Apr 15, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin (30) tracks the action in the corner during the second period of the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.
Apr 15, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin (30) tracks the action in the corner during the second period of the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. / Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The NHL announced on Thursday night that Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin has been added to the 2023 NHL All-Star game roster, as part of the All-Star fan vote.

Sorokin will join teammate Brock Nelson, who was named to the initial roster earlier this month, at the events. This is the first-career All-Star game appearance for both players.

This is also the first time seen 2018 that two players will represent the Islanders at the All-Star Game.

Sorokin has been a rock in net for the Islanders since making his debut back in 2020. Through 108 career games with the Islanders, he's has posted a 54-38-14 record, 2.32 goals against average and .924 save percentage.

This season, Sorokin has appeared in 34 games, 32 of which he’s made the start in, and he's posted a 15-14-3 record. Prior to Thursday night’s loss, he ranked ranked fifth in the NHL in GAA (2.30), third in save percentage (.925), and second with three shutouts.

The 2023 NHL All-Star weekend will take place on Feb. 3 and 4 in Florida. The Skills Competition will be on Friday and the All-Star game will be on Saturday.