Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 10/10/12

UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 15: Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders clears the puck away from Sergei Kostitsyn #74 of the Montreal Canadiens on January 15, 2008 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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 contract in New York. This was the longest cont...
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