Rick DiPietro
Birth Date:September 19, 1981 (34 years old)
Place of Birth:Winthrop, MA
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Islanders in 2000 (1/1).
Scouting Report
Assets: Owned superior puck-handling and clearing skills. Was extremely active in and out of the crease area. Had the confidence of a perennial all-star puck stopper.
Flaws: Battled an incredible string of injuries, which destroyed his development. Was rushed to the NHL too quickly, so he was quite unpolished. Was not reliable at all.
Career Potential: Incredibly fragile, yet talented goaltender.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2007-08
HE Rookie of the Year 1999-00
HE Second All-Star Team 1999-00
HE All-Rookie Team 1999-00

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