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Goalie Ilya Sorokin steals Game 5 for Islanders in Pittsburgh, can close out at Coliseum Wednesday

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The Islanders are the Ilyas, not the Isles, until further notice. Rookie goaltender Ilya Sorokin was the savior of the Isles’ 3-2 Game 5 double overtime win at PPG Paints Arena on Monday night that pushed the top-seeded Penguins to the brink of first-round elimination. Sorokin made 48 saves to offset a 50-28 Penguins shot advantage and hold on until Jordan Eberle tied it 8:50 into the third period and Josh Bailey won it 51 seconds into double OT. Sorokin, 25, set new Islanders records for shots faced and saves made by a rookie goalie in team playoff history. The Ilyas — er, the Isles — are now…

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