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Patrick Roy makes a big decision ahead of tonight's game vs the Habs

Published April 11, 2024 at 12:33
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In the last few moments, ahead of his match against the Montreal Canadiens, head coach Patrick Roy has made a decision.

He will trust his number two goalie tonight against the Habs, and he will send Semyon Varlamov into the fray.

«Semyon Varlamov will be the starting goalie for the Islanders tonight. In his career, he has a record of 6-3-2 against the Canadiens.» - Patrick Friolet, RDS




See his complete lineup, with the lines and pairs.

«Cizikas-Horvat-Barzal

Holmstrom-Nelson-Palmieri

Lee-Pageau-Engvall

Martin-MacLean-Clutterbuck

Extras: Wahlstrom, Fasching

Romanov-Dobson
Pelech-Pulock

Reilly-Aho

Extras: Bolduc-Bortuzzo

Varlamov

Sorokin»

Varlamov, 35, has a record of 12-8-4 this season, a goals against average of 2.69 per game, and a save percentage of 0.917. Once again, he is having a fantastic campaign. (career save percentage of 0.916)

Sorokin, 28, has a record of 24-19-11, a goals against average of 2.99 per game, and a save percentage of 0.908. (career save percentage of 0.919)

What's your prediction for tonight's game? Do you believe Martin St-Louis's team will continue their momentum from Tuesday?

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