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DIPIETRO ON WAIVERS

Looks like the Islanders have decided to part ways with Rick DiPietro.

Rick DiPietro placed on waivers by New York Islanders http://es.pn/VUdyhX 

 Relief? Islanders place DiPietro on waivers

It appears the Rick DiPietro era is coming to a close on Long Island, as the Islanders put the goalie on waivers.

Whitney, Kovalev healthy scratches again

Two veteran NHLers that have already spent time in the press box will be back there again on Thursday.

In Edmonton, defenseman Ryan Whitney will be a healthy scratch when the Oilers take on the Minnesota Wild. Theo Peckham will replace Whitney in the lineup and make his season debut.

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Islanders / Rangers Game Day

Realignment agreement expected soon

THE NHL and NHLPA are working to solve the league’s alignment issues and a solution should be reached in the coming weeks.

The NHL proposed a realignment plan to its board of governors in December of 2011 and it passed. The NHLPA, however, refused to accept the proposal and the league elected to put it on the backburner until a new CBA could be negotiated.

The proposal would have seen the Jets move to a conference with Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, St. Louis, Nashville, Dallas and Minnesota.

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Don’t judge Brian Burke’s Maple Leafs tenure on Phil Kessel trade

Brian Burke’s legacy as Maple Leafs general manager should not be judged solely on the Phil Kessel trade.

So says Peter Chiarelli, the man who traded Phil the Thrill to Toronto in the first place.

With his team being referred to as the “Boston Maple Leafs” because of the number of key players that are on the Bruins roster thanks to deals with the Leafs, Chiarelli said Saturday that he does not think it is fair that Burke’s body of work in Toronto be based on that one deal.

“I don’t think it is,” Chiarelli said during the Bruins morning skate at the Air Canada Centre. “When you are in this job, we all have made deals that we’d like to have back. We’ve all made deals that we’d like to have a do-over on.

“I’m not saying Brian feels that way about the (Kessel) trade. I don’t know that. I mean, they got a 35-goal scorer out of the deal.”

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/02/02/bruins-gm-defends-burke