Islanders place DiPietro on Waivers
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02-22-2013, 09:54 PM
Hurt a Smurf
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Ottawa, On.
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He was average, with one or MAYBE two above average years. Never in the top ten in save%, wins, GAA or shutouts. His olympic record and play was nothing special, he won two playoff games in his career. He was never very good. Once year top five in save %with a .919. Twice he had five shutouts in a year. He was at his best one of the better middle tier goaltenders. All star appearance was deserved but also an anomaly. He hurt his team with bonehead plays more as much as he helped them with stellar goaltending.
Perhaps if he had a team in front of him during his playoff runs he would look better, no? I watched that series between the leafs and Isels and I remember Ricky being left out to dry on many occasions.
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