DiPietro day-to-day with knee sprain

Updated: January 1, 2006, 11:20 AM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro was diagnosed with a mild left knee sprain Saturday and is day-to-day.

DiPietro, recently selected to the U.S. Olympic team, was injured Friday night at Ottawa when he fell to the ice during a scramble that led to Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson's tying goal at 6:29 of the first period.

Garth Snow replaced DiPietro, who needed help from his teammates to get to his feet and skate off. The injury appeared to be serious at ...

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