Islanders place DiPietro on Waivers
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02-22-2013, 01:36 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Chicago, IL
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They know that nobody will claim him...he has a save pct well under .900 and a GAA above 3. He will back up in Bport until he is either bought out or retires due to an injury.
My guess is they think he will get more playing time in the AHL and will be more likely to reinjure himself into retirement there instead of playing once a week. Plus isles have back to back Sat and Sunday and want to have a shot at both games.
Call me crazy - but it's unlikely that anyone retires and leaves $40M still on the table. RDP will keep trying to play until Wang decides to buy him out (and I don't blame RDP one bit for doing that).
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