Islanders Place Goalie DiPietro On Waivers

The New York Islanders will be placing oft-injured goalie Rick DiPietro on waivers at noon today (update: it’s done), reports Newsday’s Arthur Staple.

Once DiPietro clears (and you can bet he’ll clear), the 31-year-old will be assigned to AHL Bridgeport, with goalie Kevin Poulin reportedly getting the call to the NHL.

DiPietro is 0-3-0 with a 4.10 goals-against average and .855 save percentage. The 31-year-old former first overall draft pick has a contract that runs through 2020-21 with an annual salary (and cap hit) of $4.5 million.

For more on this story visit: Jason Brough, NBC Sports Pro Hockey Talk

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