Today is September 19th, which makes it a milestone birthday for the Isles' first captain. Happy 80th birthday to Islander Hall of F...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Only the shootout: #isles DiPietro is the 5th in #nhl history. All have lost.
I now have compiled the complete list. DiPietro is the 5th goalie to appear only in a shootout. All have lost the game.
10/22/2008 Toronto v Anaheim. Curtis Joseph replaced Vesa Toskala for shootout (coach's decision). 10/26/2006 Atlanta v Philadelphia. Kari Lehtonen replaced Johan Hedberg (coach's decision). 3/7/2006 Edmonton v Dallas. Mark Morrison replaced Ty Conklin for Edmonton (coach's decision).
11/22/2005 Buffalo v NY Rangers. Martin Biron replaced Mika Noronen for Buffalo (injured during shootout).
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick