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Islanders waive Rick DiPietro

Updated: July 2, 2013, 12:43 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Islanders placed Rick DiPietro on waivers Tuesday in advance of using a compliance buyout to part ways with the beleaguered goaltender.

The move signals an end of an era for DiPietro, the former first overall pick who has been hampered by numerous injuries throughout his ill-fated career.

DiPietro, who inked a 15-year, $67.5 million deal back in 2006, will be paid out $1.5 million annually over the next 16 years, per the rules of the compliance buyout in the ...

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