Found August 02, 2012 on centericechat.com:
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The New York Islanders have activated goaltender Rick DiPietro from the injured reserve list, although there are conflicting reports as to why the team decided to activate an oft injured player who quite possibly signed the worst contract in the history of the National Hockey League. This much is certain. DiPietro is not expected to push incumbent netminder Evgeni Nabokov for the starting job next season. At this point, even though DiPietro is signed through the 2020-2021 NHL season (and no, that is not a misprint), nobody expects him to return to the form that initially caused the Islanders to sign him to such a ridiculous deal. That deal, by the way, was a 15 year deal worth $67.5 million that was signed in 2006. DiPietro played well the following season, and his numbers were not all that bad during the 2007-2008 season either. But since then, he has played in just 47 games over the past four season, including just 8 last season. His numbers were not that impressive i...
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