DiPietro and Mottau Placed on IR

Defenseman to miss remainder of 10-11 season with right hip labrum tear

Tuesday, 12.21.2010 / 3:34 PM ET / News
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DiPietro and Mottau Placed on IR
The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Rick DiPietro and defenseman Mike Mottau have been placed on injured reserve.  Mottau will miss the remainder of the 2010-11 season, requiring surgery to his right hip. 

DiPietro was out of the lineup for the first time this season on Saturday, Dec. 18 due to swelling in his left knee. The former first overall pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft shows a 4-6-4 record this season with a 3.68 GAA and a .880 save percentage.

Mottau has sat out the past 10 games with an eye injury suffered on Nov. 21. He was cleared for physical activity last week, but has now been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the 2010-11 season with a torn labrum in his right hip.  The defenseman had three assists in 20 games this season.

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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 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
5 PIT 77 42 24 11 211 194 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 PHI 77 31 29 17 202 220 79
12 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 78 29 43 6 204 249 64
16 BUF 77 22 47 8 152 258 52

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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
M. Neuvirth 1 3 1 .881 2.94

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