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Rick DiPietro placed on waivers

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04:05 PM ET 02.22 | The New York Islanders have placed goaltender Rick DiPietro on waivers with the intention of assigning him to the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Following the completion of the process, the team plans to recall 22-year-old goaltender Kevin Poulin. DiPietro has played in three games this season and has assembled a .855 save percentage and 4.09 goals against average. The 31-year-old goaltender is in the seventh year of a 15-year, $67.5 million contract that carries a $4.5 million annual average value against the salary cap. Injuries have been a constant in his career and he has played in only 50 games over the course of the last five seasons.

Arthur Staple

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February 22, 2013  04:08 PM ET

WOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

February 22, 2013  04:13 PM ET

He's made $450,000 per game for the last five years?

February 22, 2013  04:21 PM ET

2012 is incredibly sad. we lose burkie, gomez and dipietro all in the same year.

February 22, 2013  04:23 PM ET

Wow Redden comes up and Rickety goes down.

February 22, 2013  04:29 PM ET

yeah this guy got incredibly wealthy and hasn't played in forever....nice job Wang

February 22, 2013  04:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

....nice job Wang

And DP's agent. Saweet!

February 22, 2013  04:52 PM ET

The first man in the history of "ever" , to win the lottery 15 consecutive years

February 22, 2013  05:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

And DP's agent. Saweet!

I dare you to go the video store (if you can find one) and ask for a DP video. ;-)

February 22, 2013  07:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I dare you to go the video store (if you can find one) and ask for a DP video. ;-)

Hell - even Netflix doesn't have one!

February 22, 2013  07:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I dare you to go the video store (if you can find one) and ask for a DP video. ;-)

make sure your VERY gender specific !

February 22, 2013  07:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

make sure your VERY gender specific !

I concur.....

February 22, 2013  07:32 PM ET

Oh Oh.....

 
February 22, 2013  09:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The first man in the history of "ever" , to win the lottery 15 consecutive years

good one

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