is expected to miss the next four to six weeks with both facial fractures and knee swelling.
The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender
DiPietro, 29, has played in 21 games with the Islanders this season, posting a 7-10-4 record with a 3.36 goals against average (GAA) and a .890 save percentage (sv%). The Winthrop, MA, native was the first overall selection in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. In 302 career regular season games with the Islanders, DiPietro shows a 126-127-8 record with a 2.83 GAA and a .904 save percentage. Click here for the complete interviews.