Found October 10, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
There's always something entertaining about reading a news blast in a foreign language. Sometimes their words for things are the total opposite of what one would expect. Take, for example, German club SC Riessersee's website, where you will see "NHL-Sensation" used to describe Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro. Normally the only sensation associated with DiPietro is "pain," so this is a step up for the oft-injured goaltender with the 15 year contract. After you're done making sense how a second-tier German league team can afford DiPietro's insurance, try to make sense of the translation of the website's press release: A second NHL sensation succeeded to the sports club Riessersee. Of the New York Islanders gate waiting legend Rick DiPietro comes to mixing part churches. The 31-j¨hrige became in the year 2000 as No. 1 gedraftet, which succeeded to him as a first goal keeper at all. DiPietro signed 15 in the year 2006 (!) Annual contrac...

Heading in opposite directions

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Dee Karl: Your Results: Islanders All-Time Team

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