Former New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro has reportedly signed a professional tryout contract with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
The New York Islanders on Wednesday bought out the remainder of Rick DiPietro's contract. It has to be one of the worst contracts in NHL history.
The goalie market should actually be active again this year, plus four other things to watch in free agency.
Oft-injured goaltender Rick DiPietro will reportedly be bought out by the New York Islanders.
In the CBA negotiations, teams were given two compliance buyouts in June 2013 and June 2014 that costs the team actual cash but have no salary cap consequences. Here are the buyouts that have happened to date that have no salary-cap consequences.
Rick DiPietro's first AHL game since clearing waivers did not go well Friday night.
Rick DiPietro, the Islanders goaltender who has been the butt of jokes for years, has had a rough time over the years but he didn't actually contemplate suicide.
The New York Islanders waived goaltender Rick DiPietro on Friday with the intention of sending him to the American Hockey League.
The New York Islanders won't be moving but a few miles to the west in coming years. However, ownership of the franchise could be on the move.
Islanders fans had just about enough of Rick DiPietro Monday night and they let him hear it.

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