Found October 14, 2011 on The Sin Bin Sports Blog:
Just several days after taking a Brian Rolston shot off of the mask, New York Islanders goalie, Rick DiPietro has been diagnosed with a concussion and is out indefinitely according to the Islanders' Twitter.This being the latest injury in the oft-injured DiPietro's career. A career which is highlighted by a contact signed in 2006 that locked DiPietro up for 15 years with a $4.5 million annual cap hit. However, injuries have recently kept DiPietro from being the Islanders' go to goalie.Last season, after DiPietro suffered facial fractures (pictured above) courtesy of a one punch knockout by Brent Johnson, of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Scott Lewis at the Score was generous enough to put together this snapshot of DiPietro's history of injuries.Hip surgery: nine gamesKnee surgery: 60 gamesSwollen right knee: 41 gamesVarious knee injuries: 36 gamesLower body injury: one gameGroin: 13 gamesNeck injury: two gamesConcussion: one gamePersonal reasons: three gamesFlu: two gamesH...
1 Comment:
  • He is hurt a lot!!
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