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Dubielewicz to serve as DiPietro's backup next season

Updated: May 8, 2007, 4:41 PM ET
Associated Press

Dubielewicz

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders rewarded third-string goalie Wade Dubielewicz for leading the team's final-week surge to the playoffs by signing him to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

Dubielewicz, a 28-year-old career minor-leaguer, is expected to serve as Rick DiPietro's backup next season. He agreed to a one-way NHL contract that will pay him $500,000.

"Wade really earned this opportunity," Islanders general manager Garth Snow said. "He has developed ...

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