Of the New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro legend comes to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The 31-year-old was drafted in 2000 as the No. 1, which he did as the first goalkeeper ever. DiPietro signed in 2006 a 15 (!) Year contract in New York. This was the longest contract in the history of the NHL.
Rick DiPietro has already arrived with his wife in Munich and arrived in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
This afternoon is planned by 16 clock a press conference at Riessersee Hotel. There, Matt D'Agostini and Rick DiPietro will be presented to the press. In the evening, both to train from 19 clock with the crew of the SC Riessersee the Olympic ice rink.
Bringing the total to eight Islanders playing overseas, goalie Rick DiPietro will be taking his talents to Germany. Via Google Translate/Keith: