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Roloson Signing Doesn’t Make DiPietro Look Any Better

From Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy:

On Sept. 12, 2006, the New York Islanders signed goalie Rick DiPietro(notes) to a 15-year contract worth $67.5 million. Anyone else want to climb into the time machine to tell them they’d be desperately signing a soon-to-be-40-year-old starter to a two-year contract worth $5 million in 2009?

Dwayne Roloson(notes) joins the Islanders, and if that doesn’t speak volumes about their concerns about DiPietro’s heath then nothing does.

Click here for more. Why can’t the Islanders just come out and say what is wrong with DP? Would that be so hard to do?

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