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Photo by: Kathy Kmonicek

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2013 file photo, New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro skates onto the ice during team introductions before the start of the home opener of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Uniondale, N.Y. DiPietro is now a former Islanders goalie after he cleared waivers and had his long contract bought out by the team. The Islanders used a compliance buyout Wednesday, July 3, 2013, to remove the final eight years of the goalie's deal from the club's salary cap. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

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