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Rick DiPietro made himself available for the draft when he voided the remaining three years of his college eligibility. AP
Islanders make DiPietro first goalie ever selected No. 1
New York Islanders general manager Mike Milbury promised he'd be busy at the NHL draft on Saturday. He kept his promise. The Islanders traded with the Tampa Bay Lightning to grab the fifth overall pick, then minutes later selected Boston University's Rick DiPietro, the top-rated North American goaltending prospect available, No. 1.
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Minnesota selected winger Marion Gaborik with their first pick in Saturday's amateur draft.
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The Czech defenseman played last year for the
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The Wild traded goalies Mike Vernon, Chris Terreri and defenseman Joe Juneau on Friday.
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Three years after being granted a franchise, the Blue Jackets took 26 players in Friday's expansion draft.