Source: Islanders GM to meet doctors

Updated: March 2, 2010, 10:20 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow will consult with team doctors on Tuesday on goaltender Rick DiPietro's left knee, a team source told ESPN.com.

DiPietro's surgically repaired knee swelled up late Sunday, hours after practice. He visited a doctor Monday morning and he is out indefinitely, according to media reports.

DiPietro said the medical visit was precautionary.

"It's like anything, you fear the worst and hope the best and this is as close to the best as possible," ...

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