Well what is taking Matt Moulson, Kyle Okposo and Josh Bailey so long? They're very nearly the only attractive locked-out New York Islanders yet to secure work overseas while the NHL fights with the Players Association over who gets to have more of your money.
The latest Islander to jump, as rumored yesterday and made official today: Rick DiPietro. Yes, Rick DiPietro is headed to Germany's 2nd-tier league to play with SC Riessersee. [Club announcement here. Google Translate here. Riffs about "legend" in the press release here.] His first game is expected to be Sunday against Landshut Cannibals.