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RICK DIPIETRO RUMORS

Islanders News: Rick DiPietro Goes Behind The Mic

If Rick DiPietro's newest career gets him as hurt as often as he was in the NHL, something's very wrong. #162223480 / gettyimages.comNewsday's Neil Best reports the oft-injured goaltender has found himself a new home as a talk-radio host with ESPN New York's Alan Hahn. DiPietro and Hahn had worked previously a couple of times, when the former first overall pick...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick DiPietro's new career path on sports talk radio

Rick DiPietro and Alan Hahn were supposed to be preparing for a radio show, but the conversation again had gone "off the rails," as they like to put it. The subject: Batman vs. Superman. "Batman is Inspector Gadget with a cool suit," DiPietro said before veering into an analysis of Aquaman and his heroic limitations, which brought Hahn back to Iron Man, of whom...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders to buy out DiPietro's deal

A New York Islanders team official confirmed that the team will buy out the remaining eight years of oft-injured goalie Rick DiPietro's contract. The 31-year-old DiPietro, the No. 1 pick in the 2000 NHL Draft, will be placed on waivers Tuesday before the compliance buyout can be used, the Islanders official told The Associated Press on Monday night on condition of anonymity...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss
SAYONARA

Report: Islanders to buy out DiPietro

The New York Islanders will buy out veteran goaltender Rick DiPietro's contract, notorious as one of the worst in sports. They'll still be on the hook for a long time, however.

Via NESN.com
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick DiPietro pulled in first AHL start

Rick DiPietro hasn’t had the smoothest road as of late. Photo Credit: Getty Images The sad tale of Rick DiPietro…has just gotten a little sadder. The former No. 1 overall pick, who was recently demoted to the AHL after the Islanders got tired of his lackluster play and numerous injuries, couldn’t even cut it in his first game for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. DiPietro got pulled...
Via Around The Rink
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: DiPietro joked about suicide

Rick DiPietro is backing down from his previous comments about suicide, but we likely haven't heard the last of the New York Islanders goalie on this topic. While the 31-year-old DiPietro told News 12 Long Island's Kevin Maher that he experienced suicidal thoughts over the past three years stemming from injuries, losing and fan hatred, he clarified to ESPN's Katie Strang...
Via Fox Sports
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
HEARTBREAKING

Report: DiPietro had suicidal thoughts

Former New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro recently opened up about the personal struggles he experienced leading up to and after being waived by the team.

UPDATE: DiPietro now claims he was 'totally kidding'

Via NESN.com
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Miraculous - Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers

Do you believe in miracles? On the 33rd anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, the Islanders made a transaction that got the hockey world buzzing. The team has officially placed goaltender Rick DiPietro on waivers, as seen on the team's site.  Assuming DiPietro clears waivers without a team claiming him - let's be honest, it'd take a miracle larger than the Miracle on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss
HUNGER GAMES

DiPietro buys lunch for 5,000 fans

To showcase his appreciation, Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro bought a hot dog and a soda for the first 5,000 Islanders fans at the arena on Sunday.

Via Puck Drunk Love
April 01, 2012  |  1 Comment
INSULT TO INJURY

Rick DiPietro gets hurt while on IR

Rick DiPietro did nothing to shake his reputation for being injury-prone. The Islanders goalie hurt himself while already on injured reserve.

Via The Last Angry Fan
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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