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Rick DiPietro clarifies suicide talk

Updated: February 28, 2013, 7:58 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Twice in one week, beleaguered goaltender Rick DiPietro has been the talk of the Twitter-verse, but this time the never-ending jabs and jokes came to a grinding halt after a local television reporter revealed that DiPietro said he had entertained suicidal thoughts over the past three years.

However, the former New York Islanders goaltender insists those comments he made to News 12 Long Island were not meant to be taken literally.

"I was just trying to draw attention to ...

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