LUBOMIR VISNOVSKY RUMORS

Isles' Lubomir Visnovsky probably to end season on IR; Kyle Okposo day-to-day

After missing more than three months with a concussion, the New York Islanders' defenseman is back on the league's mandated protocol with a recurrence of symptoms.The National Hockey League has very strict guidelines for teams to follow and criteria for players to meet before they are allowed to participate in game action following a concussion, and given that it took...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders lose Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky

Maybe the fact that the New York Islanders have already been essentially eliminated from the playoffs is the silver lining for them at this point, because the string of injuries they’ve had to endure would be pretty devastating otherwise. Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky missed Friday’s practice due to an upper-body injury and forward Kyle Okposo left the ice early with lower-body...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Visnovsky’s agent stands by decision to keep him out of Olympics

When New York Islanders GM Garth Snow made the decision not to let defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky play in the Olympics despite the fact that he returned from a concussion on Jan. 27, it raised some eyebrows. After all, Visnovsky is 37 years old and was poised to represent Slovakia for a fifth and likely last time. On top of that his national team, already battered by injuries, needed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 10, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders say rehabbing Lubomir Visnovsky won't play in Olympics

Lubomir Visnovsky says he still hasn't given up hope of trying to represent Slovakia at the Olympics next month, but the Islanders will not be allowing Visnovsky to go to Sochi. "This is the first time in my life I don't do anything for three months," said Visnovsky, who had a vigorous skate at Madison Square Garden following the Islanders' morning spin Tuesday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders Don’t Want Visnovsky Playing In The Olympics

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, Lubomir Visnovsky says he still hasn't given up hope of trying to represent Slovakia at the Olympics next month, but the Islanders will not be allowing Visnovsky to go to Sochi. "This is the first time in my life I don't do anything for three months," said Visnovsky, who had a vigorous skate at Madison Square Garden following...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Isles suspend D Visnovsky for failing to report

The Islanders are suspending newly acquired defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky for failing to report to the team on Friday for the start of the NHL season. Visnovsky has been playing in Russia's KHL, but is required to return now that the lockout is over. The Islanders' season opens Saturday night. Visnovsky, acquired in June from Anaheim, attempted to have the trade overruled...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Visnovsky to join Islanders in a few weeks

Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky apparently has given up his attempt to continue to play in Solvakia and will return to play for the New York Islanders, although it may be two or three weeks before he joins the NHL team. Late Tuesday, Visnovsky's agent, Neil Sheehy, confirmed on Twitter that Visnovsky, 36, will return to the Islanders after taking care of some personal situations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL arbitrator upholds Visnovsky trade

An NHL arbitrator has upheld the June 22 trade that sent defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from the Anaheim Ducks to the New York Islanders for a second-round pick in 2013. The Islanders announced the decision Wednesday. The 36-year-old Visnovsky argued that his no-trade clause remained valid even after he waived it in 2010 to accept a deal from the Edmonton Oilers to the Ducks. Last...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Visnovsky Would Rather Kill Himself Than Play for the Islanders

Sean Leahy at Puck Daddy reports that while taking part in a race at the Automotodróm Slovakia Ring motor circuit, Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky crashed his Ferrari into a barrier head on, destroying the front of the car.According to the Islanders, Visnovsky did not suffer any serious injuries.Visnovsky is currently attempting to block a trade to the New York Islanders...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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