DP PUMPED ABOUT NEW NYI SWEATER

Wednesday, 08.15.2007 / 9:33 PM ET / News
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DP PUMPED ABOUT NEW NYI SWEATER\r\n
Star goalie says jerseys are designed for higher performance

Rick DiPietro had the opportunity to model one of the new Islanders uniforms on Wednesday afternoon and is eager to wear it for the upcoming season. Before the general public caught their first sight of the new fashionable jerseys on newyorkislanders.com and in Thursday’s editions of Newsday, DiPietro became one of the first players to try it on, taking a few laps in the sweater around Islanders Iceworks.

“It looks great,” said the U.S. Olympian. “I like the whole look of it, especially the number in front. I’m excited about the new water-repellant material, which gives it higher performance. I’m excited to get into a game situation with them.”

The new jerseys were created to help the players stay cooler while carrying less weight due to the water-resistant design. The aerodynamically-designed jerseys breathe better than the old sweaters and soak up less water, keeping the uniforms closer to their original weight even after sweating in them throughout the game.

Pre-order your own jersey today by clicking HERE.

Fans can personalize the new jerseys with their own names and numbers or with Islanders players from the past or present.

For more information, please call the Islanders Team Store at 516.935.2213.


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
12 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 77 29 42 6 201 245 64
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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