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Rick DiPietro coldcocked

The painful saga of Rick DiPietro reached its nadir on February 2, 2011 in a 3-0 loss to the Penguins when the Isles starcrossed goalie skated out of his net to fight counterpart Brent Johnson during a scrum and was dropped by one punch. DiPietro suffered facial fractures and a knee injury and was rendered hors de combat for 4-6 weeks.

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