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DiPietro's rehab is on target, we hope

The thing that concerns me most about the Isles' upcoming season is, surprisingly, goaltending. I can buy that Scott Gordon will be a fine coach. I can buy that the powerplay should improve. I can...

A New 'Average' for NHL Goaltenders

Even after the dead puck era ended, NHL goaltenders are better than ever, perhaps a legacy of Patrick Roy and Dominik Hasek.

More on butterfly goalie injuries

This is a three-week-old link at SI, but it's a goodie. From time to time, I've mused about the long-term damage and hip risk inherent in the butterfly goalie style. SI's David Epstein goes into that further, from Roy to Giguere, mentioning the 20 or so NHL goalies who have had hip surgery from the famous Vail doctor who has operated on so many Islanders. No small issue, this, considering the 15-year deal for you-know-who. The conclusion is that the butterfly is here to stay -- since it works, of course -- but teams need to recognize that their franchise goalies might not be.

What next for Joey Mac?

Rick DiPietro's return to health means Joey MacDonald's audition to be more than a career backup goalie is over. How did he do?

Joey Mac: November's winningest goalie

Joey MacDonald has the most victories (7) of any NHL goalie in November. Meanwhile, Mike Sillinger had a productive game in his first rehab appearance in AHL Bridgeport.

Isles-Devils rematch will have new look

With their franchise goaltenders felled by long-term injuries, the regrouping Devils and Islanders throw rising backup 'keepers at each other tonight at The Rock.

The man behind the Mac behind the mask

Chris Botta profiles the fascinating Islanders goaltending coach "Sudsie" Maharaj on Botta's islanderspointblank site.

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