Aatu Raty scores in NHL debut, drives Islanders past Pumas 5-1
Aatu Raty scored in his NHL debut, Anthony Beauvillier added two objectives and Ilya Sorokin made 22 recoveries, driving the New York Islanders to a 5-1 win over the Florida Pumas on Friday night.
Ryan Pulock likewise scored and Zach Parise added his eleventh objective of the time and the 419th of his profession for the Islanders.
Raty, a 20-year-old Finnish new kid on the block reviewed from AHL Bridgeport before in the day, beat Bobrovsky at 7:10 of the third. A second-round pick by the Islanders in 2021, Raty supplanted harmed focus Casey Cizikas in the setup. Anders Lee and Beauvilier helped on Raty’s objective.
“This entire day felt surreal,″ Raty said. “So unique thus extraordinary having an incredible game like this.”
Islanders mentor Path Lambert was satisfied with the tenderfoot’s most memorable game after Raty had five objectives and 12 focuses in 23 games with Bridgeport.
“I thought we he was truly good,″ the mentor said. “Protectively he was sound.”
Matthew Tkachuk scored his fifteenth objective of the time for Florida, which had won its two before gatherings against the Islanders this season. Sergei Bobrovsky made 38 recoveries.
Beauvillier opened the scoring for the Islanders and finished off the scoring with an unfilled net objective at 15:50 for his eighth objective of the time.
“This evening we played areas of strength for a,” said Beauvillier, whose first objective was the 100th of his vocation. “The folks did a truly great job for an hour.”
The conflicting Pumas are 2-6-0 in their last eight games and 15-16-4 by and large. They were falling off a 4-2 home misfortune to New Jersey on Wednesday after a 7-3 street misfortune at Boston on Monday.
“We had no legs this evening,” Pumas mentor Paul Maurice said. “We were unable to get pucks in profound. We simply didn’t give sufficient this evening.”
Brock Nelson, who got a help on Beauvillier’s most memorable objective, left the game halfway through the second after he was hit in the cap by a clearing pass by defenseman Alexander Romanov. Newbie forward Simon Holmstrom likewise seemed to experience a knee injury when he crashed into Florida’s Sam Bennett late in the second.
Lambert had no report on Nelson or Holmstrom after the game.
Lambert said he was satisfied with his group’s home-ice exertion before the three-day occasion break.
“I thought we played well. We didn’t give them an entire bundle,” he said. “We expected to get compensated and we did.”
Tkachuk said the Jaguars need the break for an opportunity to refocus and develop their fair record.
“Each individual needs to figure out how to have an effect,” Tkachuk said. “We have every one of the pieces here. We need to track down ways of playing the manner in which we can.”