DiPietro Officially Bought Out By Islanders After Clearing WaiversNew York will pay the 31-year-old goalie $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact.
Rick DiPietro To Receive Buyout From IslandersThe club will have to pay DiPietro $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact with New York.
Report: Islanders To Buy Out DiPietro's ContractAccording to a report in Newsday, the Islanders will use a compliance buyout to rid themselves of the remaining eight years and $36 million on the now-31-year-old goaltender's once-historic contract.
Friedman: Islanders Have Work Cut Out For Them This Summer For the Isles, it’s all about the next move -- and I don’t mean the one to Brooklyn, though that will help, too.
Gallof: Islanders' Playoff Story Ends, But A Better Team Looms On The Horizon The Isles will assess and look to see what they can improve on this summer. However, the shopping list that has excited fans on Twitter, message boards and in regular conversation is simply unrealistic.
Silverman: Islanders Have Opportunity To Make Name For Themselves AgainNo, this team will not bring back the echoes of the great Islanders dynasty of 30-plus years ago. They are not going to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this team is young, hungry and improving. They have become the team that nobody wants to play.
Demoted Islanders Goalie Rick DiPietro: Suicide Comments Not LiteralThe Islanders say they are aware of DiPietro's comments about depression and suicide, and plan to handle the matter internally.
Isles Goalie Rick DiPietro Clears Waivers, Assigned To BridgeportNew York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro has cleared waivers and been assigned to Bridgeport, the team's American Hockey League affiliate.

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