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NHL: Ottawa 3, New York Islanders 1

OTTAWA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson burnished his credentials as the NHL's top goaltender Tuesday, stopping 37 shots in the Ottawa Senators' 3-1 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Carolina 6, New York Islanders 4

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Jiri Tlusty keyed a come-from-behind third period with a pair of goals and an assist Monday, helping rally Carolina to a 6-4 win over the New York Islanders.

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Woods takes lead at Torrey Pines ... Wizards finally get to 10 wins ... Bruins bounce back from first loss ... Brewers' Hart out until May ... Sports news from United Press International.

NHL: Boston 4, New York Islanders 2

BOSTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Zdeno Chara put Boston in front 7:07 into the third period Friday and the Bruins went on to defeat the New York Islanders 4-2.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Dallas 4

DALLAS, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Matt Moulson netted four goals, including the go-ahead score in the second period, and the New York Islanders bested Dallas 5-4 Saturday.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Danny Briere scored the tying goal in the third and the game-winner in overtime Wednesday, boosting Philadelphia to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Boston 6, New York Islanders 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Tim Thomas turned in 23 saves for his second shutout of the season Saturday in streaking Boston's 6-0 romp over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Montreal 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- P.A. Parenteau touched off a four-goal New York second period Thursday and the Islanders hung on to nip Montreal 4-3.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 5, Washington 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- P.A. Parenteau scored the go-ahead goal with 1:46 remaining Saturday and the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over Washington.

NHL: San Jose 3, New York Islanders 2 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Brent Burns' power-play goal in overtime Saturday handed the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 decision over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Evgeni Malkin scored the only shootout goal Thursday to give Pittsburgh a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders, the Penguins' fifth straight victory.

NHL: Boston 3, New York Islanders 2

BOSTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Gregory Campbell gave Boston a two-goal lead midway through the second period Wednesday and the Bruins held on to edge the New York Islanders 3-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, New York Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 26 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk logged a hat trick and Jeff Carter added a goal and an assist Saturday in the Philadelphia Flyers' 4-1 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 4, Florida 3 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- P.A. Parenteau got the decisive shootout goal and also tallied in regulation Saturday, spearheading the New York Islanders' 4-3 win over Florida.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 5, Ottawa 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Rob Schremp's second goal of the game gave New York a third-period lead Saturday and the Islanders went on to defeat Ottawa 5-3.
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PHI2001020105 - 01 FEBRUARY 2001 - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA; Islander's goalie 19 year old Rick DiPietro (1) stops 14 shots on goal in the first two periods of play in just his second appearance as an Islander as Philadelphia hosts the New York Islanders in an evening game at the First Union Center. rw/ja/Jon Adams UPI
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Rick DiPietro, Jr. (born September 19, 1981) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was the first overall selection by the Islanders in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

DiPietro attended Saint Sebastian's School. He played one season (1999–2000) with Boston University in the NCAA's Hockey East. In that one year, DiPietro was named to the All-Rookie Team, named Second Team All-Hockey East, awarded the team's Co-MVP and was named Hockey East's Rookie of the Year. In addition, DiPietro nearly set the NCAA record for most saves in a game when he stopped 77 out of 80 shots in a 3-2 quadruple overtime loss to St. Lawrence University during the NCAA regional final (the record of 78 saves is held by Dick Greenlaw). In his one and only Beanpot Tournament, DiPietro was named MVP and won the Eberly Trophy awarded to the tournament's top goaltender.

He was drafted first overall by the New York Islanders in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, out of Boston University, prompting them to trade Roberto Luongo. Islander GM Mike Milbury traded Luongo, so that he could draft the highly-touted goalie known for his mobility and puck handling skills. DiPietro was the fourth American to occupy the top draft position in the NHL Entry Draft. Though his NHL debut was widely anticipated, he played 20 games in the 2000-2001 season and managed to post just 3 wins against 15 losses for a struggling New York team. DiPietro was subsequently sent to the minors for additional seasoning. He played for the Chicago Wolves of the IHL and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL. He played 10 games the next season (as well as one playoff game) before being called up for good in the 2003-2004 season. His goals-against average decreased from 3.49 in the 00-01 season to 2.36 in the 03-04 season.

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