Found January 08, 2013 on
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
With the lockout ending, players are traveling from all over the globe back to their teams ahead of training camp. One player that has opted not to report is New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky.
Visnovsky has been playing for Slovan Bratislava of the Kontinental Hockey League during the work stoppage and announced today that he would be staying with them for...
By Christian Arnold (@CA_NYHockey)
With the absurdity that was the NHL lockout finally over, there will be a lot of questions for the New York Islanders to deal with once training camp opens. Will Ryan Strome and Griffin Reinhart be with the team this season, will they amnesty Rick DiPietro, what shape will the players be when they report, and so on.
The most intriguing...
from Brett Cyrgalis of the NY Post,
I am thankful to the New York Islanders for being so good to me. My decision not to play in the NHL is due to family and personal reasons,” Visnovsky said in a statement released by his agent, Neil Sheehy. “I have made no decisions on next season. My focus now is on HC Slovan Bratislava, and enjoying my family in my home country.”
As we get ready for this shortened season, Iâve heard repeatedly how important it will be for teams to come out of the gate strong. There is no time for slow starts or extended slumps. Every game will be worth the equivalent of four points instead of two and that coaching will be crucial. I wanted to ask head coach Jack Capuano how he feels about this shortened season but...
The question was asked early yesterday, would Nino Niederreiter still be in the Bridgeport line-up for last night's game against the Hershey Bears or would he be on Long island for informal skates with his NHL team.
Nino was in the line-up and his presence was immediately felt at the 3:39 mark of the first period as his pass was deflected by Sundstrom for the Sound Tigers...