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by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Islanders Injury Update

The Islanders announced today that goaltender Rick DiPietro and defenseman Radek Martinek are out day-to-day with injuries.

DiPietro is out with a knee sprain suffered last night in warmups before the Islanders’ 4-3 overtime victory over Toronto. DiPietro played the first period before leaving the game. DiPietro could return when the Islanders host the New Jersey Devils on Saturday at 7:05 pm at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Martinek suffered a leg bruise during the Islanders’ 3-2 overtime victory over Washington on Saturday. He is also listed as day-to-day.

Goaltender Joey MacDonald has been recalled from Bridgeport (AHL) to back up Wade Dubielewicz for tonight’s game in Ottawa.

Town of Babylon Night at the Coliseum

Come celebrate Town of Babylon Night, presented by Newsday, on December 29 when the Islanders host the New Jersey Devils; Town residents receive up to 40% off tickets - with prices starting at $16

On Saturday, December 29, the Islanders will be paying special tribute to the Town of Babylon presented by Newsday when the take on the New Jersey Devils. All residents of the Town will receive a discount of up to 40% off, with ticket prices starting at just $16! This night is dedicated to reaching out to the community and getting residents of Babylon closer to the Islanders.

A portion of the proceeds from the game’s ticket sales will be donated to Autism Speaks, whose goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.

Get to the game early because the first 10,000 fans receive a knit hat courtesy of Sharp Electronics.

Show your pride for your community by being apart of this very special celebration of the Town of Babylon.

To purchase special discounted Town of Babylon tickets, please call 1.800.882.ISLES ext. 3, e-mail the group sales department at or bring your proof of residency to the Nassau Coliseum Box Office.

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