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The Islanders waived Rick DiPietro last week, and he reported to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers yesterday. The first person to get a crack at talking to him was the CT Post's Mike Fornabaio, to whom DiPietro said he was just ready to play hockey. DiPietro sounded at peace with being waived:

[sny-box]"It's going really well," DiPietro said at Webster Bank Arena after his second Bridgeport practice. "It's an unbelievable group of guys here. I'm looking forward to winning a lot of games with them."[/sny-box]

Today? Well, today's a new day and DiPietro has some things on his mind that are just a bit more intense. And by 'more intense' I mean he's talking about getting his heart set on fire.

Tags: Islanders, News, News12, Editorial Aside, Rick DiPietro
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This was sent to me by Tom Murro of celebritymagnet.com and News12. It is about the integrity and kindness of former Giant great Harry Carson. ?

The story begins on January 8th when Carson, at the request of Murro, attended a fundraiser for the Emmanuel Cancer Fund for children's Hollywood Bash in Ridgewood, NJ. ?The Giants great donated several items for auction: a signed Hall-of-Fame mini-helmet and an autographed football which would collectively garner the charity $450 that evening.

The event was a hit and Carson was the star. Murro was an organizer of the event as well as Kim Granatell of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. ?After the auction, the two realized the items Carson donated for charity were missing, the charity was in a pickle.....

Tags: Harry Carson, New York Giants, New York Giants Blogs, New York Giants History, New York Giants News, News12, The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Tom Murro
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