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An absence

So the Islanders’ reserve list alphabetically now goes DiBenedetto, Diamond, Donovan. Weird not to see that name in the middle. Along the lines of what Garth Snow said in the Islanders’ release, Rick

Newsday: DiPietro being bought out

Arthur reports tonight that the era ends shortly: The Islanders will use a compliance buyout on Rick DiPietro, the inaugural Sound Tiger, the man whose 15-year, $67.5 million contract and injuries

Solid 6: cut to four

Had they only gotten to a point where the Phantoms had pulled Cal Heeter, you have to figure Bridgeport needed to get Ty Wishart on the ice. Yeah, there’s the whole “protecting a lead” thing, but


Rick DiPietro made 33 saves. Didn’t allow a goal. Since that first period in Hartford, DiPietro has played six games. He has allowed 13 goals in those six games. He has stopped 157 of 170 shots. “I


Twitter will say that about the goalie. And fine, it wasn’t that he showed up and was brilliant. But five goals on 12 shots falls on lots of other shoulders. “We were looking to have a good game for

Looking back, forward, everywhere

Looks like Bridgeport goes with the same lines and pairs, basically, that ended Sunday’s game (with the exception note that Niederreiter and Backman switch sides). The goaltender might draw a little

Ever closer (to something)

The Sound Tigers welcomed a group of youngsters from St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services today, which is always neat. As they did last year, a bunch of players stayed afterward to take a bunch of the

You mean the goalie

There was a potentially huge addition for the Sound Tigers on the ice today at Wonderland, on early. Johan Sundstrom got through the pre-practice skate OK. The plan is for him to skate again tomorrow

Tonight, or 10 years ago

On the Sound Tigers’ roster right now are Rick DiPietro, Stephen Valiquette and Dusan Salficky Kenny Reiter, the last of whom is expected to start tonight against Manchester. DiPietro cleared waivers

Watkins named captain/DiPietro waived

Well, the news of the day shifted a bit after the morning skate when Arthur Staple reported that Rick DiPietro has been placed on waivers. Should he clear tomorrow, he’ll come down and Kevin Poulin