Found April 01, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
It's rare that we here at Puck Drunk Love have the ability to write a positive story about Rick DiPietro. The injuries, the crushed expectations and the bloated contract make it awfully tough for a writer to find the bright side of what has been a devastating stretch for the Islanders netminder. On April 1st, DiPietro gave us a reason to say something positive - and it isn't an April Fool's joke (that we know of). The Islanders are hosting their Fan Appreciation Day on April 1st, and during a time that is meant to thank the fan for their loyalty and devotion, DiPietro has personally desired to thank fans with his own cash. The first 5,000 fans at the game can get a hot dog and small soda all on DiPietro's time - lunch is on him. The first 5,000 fans could pick up their vouchers at the box office, but you could also thank the goaltender personally as he was handing out vouchers himself as fans filed through the gates. In a quote from the team's official site, D...
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