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Report: Former Islanders defenseman Visnovsky opts to play in KHL

Former New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky is returning home to play hockey. Sergei Belski USA TodayFormer New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky will continue his hockey career in the Kontinental Hockey League.Visnovsky elected to sign a one-year deal with Slovan Bratislava, according to Igor Eronko of Sport-Express. The 39-year-old played with his hometown...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson refuses to fight Boulton, gets called 'scared to death'

After delivering a massive hit against Lubomir Visnovsky in the playoffs last year, the New York Islanders wasted little time in trying to get revenge on Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson this preseason.  Islanders enforcer Eric Boulton chased Wilson around during the Captials 3-1 victory, hoping he would drop the gloves – to which Wilson refused. Eric Boulton on...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks cut camp tryouts Visnovsky, Kopecky

Veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky and forward Tomas Kopecky saw their respective bids to make the Chicago Blackhawks come to an end on Monday.The veterans were signed to professional tryout contracts prior to training camp.Visnovsky was attempting to secure a roster spot as the Blackhawks deal with the departures of fellow blue-liners Kimmo Timonen (retirement) and Johnny Oduya...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Visnovsky inks professional tryout contract with Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have extended a professional tryout contract to veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, according to his agent Neil Sheehy.Visnovsky joins former Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille and ex-Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda as the only players offered a tryout contract by the Stanley Cup champions.The 39-year-old Visnovsky is attempting to secure a roster...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lubomir Visnovsky may start the year in Europe

Lubomir Visnovsky is currently lacking an NHL contract and is reportedly considering a move to Europe for the start of the 2015-16 season. The 38-year-old defenseman is coming off a two-year, $9.5 million contract with the New York Islanders, but the team has made it known they’re looking toward younger defenseman moving forward. That leaves Visnovsky on the outside and he may...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Visnovsky's OT goal leads Isles past Leafs 5-4

The New York Islanders have been on the losing end of many roller-coaster finishes this season. So Lubomir Visnovsky's overtime goal lifting them to a wild 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs was especially satisfying. The veteran defenseman's unassisted tally 1:55 into extra time ended a see-saw contest Thursday night in which the teams combined for five goals in an 8 1/2-minute...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reinforcements on the way for New York Islanders

Reinforcements on the way for New York Islanders  The New York Islanders have been toiling away for the past month, doggedly trying to erase an ugly start to the 2013-14 season. It’s been an arduous journey back to .500 – and four more wins still stand in the way – but the load on their shoulders is soon to be lightened. Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky returns to action Monday...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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