Rick DiPietro gives up five goals in AHL start, gets pulled

Rick DiPietro of the Islanders looks on from

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Rick DiPietro of the Islanders looks on from the bench during the third period against the New Jersey Devils. (Feb. 3, 2013) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

HARTFORD, Conn. --Rick DiPietro's first night back in the AHL was a short one.

His Bridgeport Sound Tigers teammates left Connecticut players open all over the defensive zone in the first period of Friday night's 7-3 Whale win at the XL Center, and DiPietro allowed five goals on 12 shots.

"I'm disappointed, obviously," DiPietro said. "It's really not the start or the result, I don't...

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