Rick DiPietro makes the same crack about his fragile health that everyone else makes to his face and behind his back. The Islanders' well-paid, oft-injured, now-backup goalie isn't quitting.
An annotated version of a classic story from The National.
Yes, Andrew Ference might have broken "the code" and risked the rancor of the rest of the Bruins when he criticized a teammate for a hit. But in this case, it is a code worth breaking.