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DIPIETRO NAMED NHL TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER

Monday, 03.13.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / 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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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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