Author Topic: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers  (Read 533 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Mariner

  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 9465
  • Bonus inPoints: 1
    • :PIT-NFL:
    • :TOR-NBA:
    • :PIT-NHL:
    • :NotreDame:
    • View Profile
New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« on: February 22, 2013, 08:51:00 PM »
New York Islanders have placed goalie Rick DiPietro on waivers. He is expected to clear waivers and report to their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers as no team is expected to claim him because of a ridiculous 15 year/$67.5m contract he signed in 2006, of which he has 8 years/$36m remaining. What makes that contract even worse is that DiPietro has been plagued with injuries since signing it. Islanders are expected to call up Kevin Poulin.

Offline Eric

  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 33544
  • Bonus inPoints: 0
    • :CAR:
    • :Blank:
    • :COL-NHL:
    • :Kansas:
    • :LIV:
    • View Profile
Re: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2013, 09:01:48 PM »
Prob the worst signing of all time.
"Nothing harms an organization or company more than a closed mind."
   -Mark Cuban

My ProFSL Trophy Case

:CAR: - Soon hopefully
:BOS: - 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007, 2013
:Kansas: (CBB) - 1922, 1923, 1952, 1988, 2008
:NorthDakota: (CH) - 1959, 1963, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2015
:NDSU: (CFB) - 1965, 1968, 1969, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
:FloridaState: (CFB) - 1993, 1999, 2013
:COL-NHL: - 1995, 2000

Offline Colby

  • MLFB Founder
  • *Senior Staff
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 30427
  • Bonus inPoints: 27
    • :PIT-NFL:
    • :Blank:
    • :PIT-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • :UnitedStates:
    • View Profile
New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2013, 09:06:07 PM »
Prob the worst signing of all time.

The worst extension (15 years).
Learn about :Commish: inPoints and the Invitationals.

Online Jonathan

  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2011
  • Posts: 19944
  • Bonus inPoints: 103
    • :PHI-NFL:
    • :Blank:
    • :CAR-NHL:
    • View Profile
Re: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2013, 09:34:34 PM »
Aren't they allowed to Amnesty?

Offline Drew

  • Forum Administrator
  • *Senior Staff
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 18273
  • Bonus inPoints: 80
    • :TEN:
    • :BOS-NBA:
    • :EDM:
    • :Clemson:
    • View Profile
Re: Re: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2013, 10:00:49 PM »
Aren't they allowed to Amnesty?
They could use it next season as well.
Drew's Bio & Trophy Case



You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. - "Wayne Gretzky"

Offline yahoolando

  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2012
  • Posts: 18666
  • Bonus inPoints: 1164
    • :Blank:
    • :Blank:
    • :Blank:
    • :Blank:
    • View Profile
Re: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2013, 12:28:02 AM »
Prob the worst signing of all time.

Or second worse to Alexi Yashin who the Islanders signed as well.  At one point the management was so bad that GM Garth Snow was still paying himself on a goalie contract after he retired!

I bet he would really suck at Fantasy sports!

Offline Colby

  • MLFB Founder
  • *Senior Staff
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 30427
  • Bonus inPoints: 27
    • :PIT-NFL:
    • :Blank:
    • :PIT-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • :UnitedStates:
    • View Profile
New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2013, 01:17:07 AM »
The Islanders and the Mets share the same colors, same city, and same mismanagement of money.
Learn about :Commish: inPoints and the Invitationals.

Offline norrya66

  • MVP
  • ****
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Posts: 3320
  • Bonus inPoints: 0
    • :DET-NFL:
    • :Blank:
    • :WAS-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • View Profile
Re: New York Islanders place Rick DiPietro on waivers
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2013, 01:22:57 PM »
Yeah DiPietro's contract is definitely the worst of all time in my opinion. Injuries have hurt his career, but I don't think he would have ever lived up to anything close to that contract.
:win:  2013-14 NHL Casino Champion

 

Forum Search


Quick Profile

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Chat Room

Refresh History
  • indiansnation: Ok let me know
    May 22, 2018, 10:19:59 PM
  • indiansnation: Papps pm
    May 22, 2018, 11:39:48 PM
  • chrisetc21: :HOU-NBA3:
    May 23, 2018, 01:43:35 AM
  • chrisetc21: :o
    May 23, 2018, 01:43:39 AM
  • Thecliff: :judge: THE BUSH LEAGUE game 8 highlights [link] is posted.
    May 23, 2018, 07:02:47 AM
  • indiansnation: Papps ill take a look at one of those guys and post it shortly
    May 23, 2018, 12:56:51 PM
  • indiansnation: Papps trade posted
    May 23, 2018, 01:36:20 PM
  • Daddy: I thought you wanted to trade with Toronto
    May 23, 2018, 02:41:44 PM
  • Daddy: Trading with papps is like selling ones soul
    May 23, 2018, 02:43:48 PM
  • papps: Daddy you haven't had a soul for a long time
    May 23, 2018, 02:52:23 PM
  • Daddy: Thought i was selling it to Santa... BooYah! you dyslexia.
    May 23, 2018, 03:53:00 PM
  • indiansnation: Didnt happen
    May 23, 2018, 05:01:40 PM
  • indiansnation: Best deal came from papps
    May 23, 2018, 05:15:05 PM
  • papps: They always do :)
    May 23, 2018, 05:22:37 PM
  • indiansnation: I am not done tradeing
    May 23, 2018, 05:28:50 PM
  • chrisetc21: :o
    May 23, 2018, 05:31:04 PM
  • indiansnation: Nope u not getting him chrisetc21
    May 23, 2018, 06:41:00 PM
  • chrisetc21: But he demanded a trade
    May 23, 2018, 07:26:51 PM
  • chrisetc21: You are holding him hostage, that's illegal
    May 23, 2018, 07:27:20 PM
  • Daddy: With sports gambling legalized, profsl can thrive and grow by fully tapping into that genre.
    May 23, 2018, 09:34:37 PM
  • Daddy: Fantasy sports as a whole will suffer as the big boys of daily fantasy grow and expand into legalized gambling.
    May 23, 2018, 09:36:18 PM
  • Daddy: Im not sure what resources will be required, but dynasty fantasy is already endangered.
    May 23, 2018, 09:37:57 PM
  • indiansnation: Casino will suffer with that ruiling
    May 23, 2018, 10:33:07 PM
  • indiansnation: Not much at all.just got to set up leagues will be easy
    May 23, 2018, 10:33:56 PM
  • Gr8O: Looks like it could be Caps vs Knights
    May 23, 2018, 11:00:02 PM
  • indiansnation: Is knights first team that is expansion team to make it to playoff there first yr
    May 23, 2018, 11:40:23 PM
  • janesvilleaces: N o ...st Louis blues in 1968 i believe
    May 24, 2018, 05:47:31 AM
  • indiansnation: Thanks was curious more than anything
    May 24, 2018, 07:50:50 AM
  • indiansnation: Vic pm
    May 24, 2018, 10:12:12 AM
  • Vik: Looking over now brian
    May 24, 2018, 10:51:51 AM
  • Vik: Brian PM
    May 24, 2018, 11:13:51 AM
  • indiansnation: Vic pm
    May 24, 2018, 06:14:52 PM
  • Vik: Back
    May 24, 2018, 07:44:44 PM
  • indiansnation: New owner in Busch league joeshmoe will be taken over the twins
    May 24, 2018, 09:57:45 PM
  • Daddy: Legendary name
    May 24, 2018, 11:20:55 PM
  • Daddy: Never had a chance to ask you Brian..how about that Baker Mayfield pick?
    May 24, 2018, 11:22:46 PM
  • Daddy: He is your guy. Is this the start of a new Dominant Browns era?
    May 24, 2018, 11:23:45 PM
  • indiansnation: Im hopeing so
    May 24, 2018, 11:28:21 PM
  • indiansnation: Gm is big time Mayfield  guy saw him when he was in of he wanted him even before draft
    May 24, 2018, 11:29:54 PM
  • indiansnation: Kc
    May 24, 2018, 11:30:06 PM
  • chrisetc21: :HOU-NBA3:
    Yesterday at 12:31:33 AM
  • indiansnation: Good morning all
    Yesterday at 10:34:01 AM
  • indiansnation: Hanley Ramirez released by boston
    Yesterday at 06:50:03 PM
  • Daddy: Pm brian
    Yesterday at 09:17:04 PM
  • indiansnation: Daddy pm
    Yesterday at 10:14:20 PM
  • indiansnation: Span and colome traded to seattle
    Yesterday at 11:00:05 PM
  • Daddy: Pm brian
    Yesterday at 11:49:42 PM
  • indiansnation: Daddy pm
    Today at 12:23:36 AM
  • indiansnation: Daddy pm
    Today at 12:54:33 AM
  • indiansnation: 2nd pm daddy
    Today at 01:04:51 AM