Just wrapped up all the interviews in room six and the locker room, it was announced that DiPietro was pulled because he suffered “an undisclosed injury”. Numerous attempts to pry details from Gordon and DiPietro himself proved unsuccessful by everyone in the media.
The best of the explanations came from DiPietro himself, he said “I’ll be honest with you,to start the whole thing off, I would rather not talk about it. To have the most respect, it’s become a bit of a distraction and it’s team policy not to talk about it.” Looking at DiPietro as he walked away – he seems as if a prior injury was aggravated.
Scott Gordon handled things differently a little earlier in saying he was pulled over an injury as opposed to poor play. He skated around the issue, but did mention that team policy prevented him discussing specifics.
One thing is for certain, this is not a good sign. No word if Yann Dennis will be called up from Bridgeport to serve as backup – but if past history has shown us anything, Rick DiPietro will serve as backup, come hell or high water.