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Rick DiPietro Placed on Waivers by New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have waived Rick DiPietro, initiating what may be the final chapter of a long, tragic saga with a player who was once seen as a franchise goaltender.

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8 Total Updates since February 24, 2013
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DiPietro: The Rise, The Fall, The End?

Often the butt of jokes stemming from conditions beyond his control, Rick DiPietro is in Bridgeport now. If we never see him in an Islanders uniform again, we can recall the reality of why he rose, why he fell, and why he'll never be forgotten.

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DiPietro to News12: "Heart ripped out," then some

A candid interview with Rick DiPietro promises some raw emotions about what it felt like to be waived by the New York Islanders, and booed by fans so often through his injury saga.

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Witt chimes in on DiPietro waiving, life as Isle

In a brief exchange we're already making too big of a deal out of, Witt tweeted on DiPietro's special status, and on the fleeting grind of an NHL career.

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Rough Notes: Snow talks DiPietro with Howie Rose

The team had Garth Snow on air to discuss Rick DiPietro's assignment to AHL Bridgeport. The expected careful language ensued.

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Zeitgeist: O'Reilly's Dad Reaches Out to DiPietro

A suddenly famous self-help guru reaches out to Rick DiPietro to boost his confidence during a tumultuous time.

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Can Poulin answer the Islanders goaltending woes?

The Islanders have removed one goaltender who wasn't working. Will his replacement make a meaningful difference?

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