DIPIETRO NAMED NHL TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER

Monday, 03.13.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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DIPIETRO NAMED NHL TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER
Islanders' goaltender Rick DiPietro has been named the NHL's Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, March 12.  He led the Islanders to three victories with a 0.95 goals-against average and .966 save percentage.
 
DiPietro began the week by making 30 saves in a 2-1 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils March 7.  He turned aside 22 shots in a 2-1 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs March 10 and finished the week by making 32 saves in a 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on March 11.
 
DiPietro is 24-17-4 with a 3.17 goals-against average and .896 save percentage in 49 games this season. 

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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