14 October 2011
Rick Dipietro will be out indefinitely with a concussion according to reports today.
During practice on Wednesday Dipietro took a shoot to the mask that forced him to leave the ice. He underwent tests on Thursday and news broke today of the concussion.
It is a tough break for Dipietro, who was coming into the season looking to regain the trust of the fans and return to his old form. During camp and the preseason Dipietro seemed to be moving in the right direction and was expected to start on opening night.
With Dipietro now out of the lineup the goaltending rotation will become easier for head coach Jack Capuano to manage. Fans will be seeing a lot of Al Montoya and Evgeni Nabokov until Dipietro returns.
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