Top 10 NHL Buyout Candidates

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Rick DiPietro, New York Islanders

Feb 11, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro (39) makes a save during the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Another no-brainer, the Islanders will no doubt scratch a $24M cheque to relieve themselves of his $4.5M cap hit that would go on for another 8 years.