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

Rick DiPietro of the Islanders looks on from

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