Found January 13, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
The 22-year-old Ontario native is in his second full-time season with the NY Islanders. He is also in the second season of leading the NHL in hits. Before last night’s game against the Flyers, the game notes read: Heavy Hitter: Matt Martin leads the NHL with 174 hits - 19 more than the league's next top hitter, Cal Clutterbuck. He added eight more last night, three in one shift. He is n...

Rick DiPietro Loses Another Season To Injury

If you're a hockey fan that even occasionally uses the Internet, you're well aware of the punchline that is Rick DiPietro's health. However, sometimes the joke just isn't funny anymore when it just continually keeps repeating itself. Today, we learned that the 2011-12 season is likely over for Rick DiPietro due to a sports hernia, as seen on Puck Daddy. DiPietro...

Islanders G DiPietro won't be back before April

New York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro will undergo surgery for a sports hernia and is likely gone for the remainder of the season.Islanders general manager Garth Snow told Newsday that DiPietro won't return until early April - and that's in a best-case scenario.DiPietro, who will undergo surgery on Tuesday, said he tried to play through the injury suffered Dec. 3 in...

John Tavares Named to All-Star Game

Uniondale, NY -- John Tavares has officially been named the Islanders lone NHL All-Star game representative. Speculation prior to the announcement that he would indeed be named to the all-star team, especially after the way he has been play of late. Tavares currently leads the team in scoring with 39 (14 goals, 25 assists) and has been major force on the ice creating scoring chances...

Isles' DiPietro Season Likely Over

Roses are red, Violets are Blue. Rick DiPietro's hurt. Shocking news from the New York Islanders late last night: Goaltender Rick DiPietro will most likely miss the remainder of the season. The normally impervious oft-injured netminder has been on injured reserve for the past month, after suffering a groin injury in a game against the Stars back in early December. With...

Isles' DiPietro to have surgery; out until April?

New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro will have surgery to repair a sports hernia, likely sidelining the oft-injured player for most of the rest of the season.

Surgery may end DiPietro’s season

Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro will have surgery to repair a sports hernia, likely sidelining the oft-injured player for most of the rest of the season. The Islanders confirmed last night DiPietro is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday. Newsday first reported the surgery, reporting that Islanders general manager Garth Snow said...

Islanders goalie out 10 weeks with Sports Hernia and Knee Swelling

Share The New York Islanders announced today that Rick DiPietro will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia. The procedure will sideline the Islanders goaltender for 10 weeks. DiPiet...

Flyers 3, Islanders 2

Share The New York Islanders hit the halfway mark of the season on a losing note Thursday night, as they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Coliseum. The loss end...
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