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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

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

KHL rejects Visnovsky request to sign with HC Slovan

New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky is still not with the Islanders, but he is not playing for HC Slovan either as the situation continues to be unsettled. The Islanders have already suspended Visnovsky for not showing up for camp and remaining overseas, but on Tuesday, the KHL rejected Visnovsky's request to sign a contract with the HC Slovan because of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 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

Surprise! Lubomir Visnovsky Does Not Want To Play For the Islanders

The New York Islanders are continually among the worst in the league that is ran by an incompetent owner in an awful arena. And that's without even getting into the fact that this team might not even exist 4 years from now. So it's not difficult to discern why the Islanders have trouble bringing in quality players via free agency. In fact, when they claimed Evgeni Nabokov...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders add Visnovsky, Reinhart on draft night

Two months after the end of another disappointing season, the New York Islanders got busy in the opening hour of the NHL draft as they try to rebuild the franchise. Shortly before the Edmonton Oilers selected forward Nail Yakupov from Sarnia of the Ontario Hockey League with the No. 1 overall pick on Friday night, the Islanders acquired defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from the Anaheim...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ducks activate Visnovsky, put Koivu on IR

ANAHEIM, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks have activated defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from injured reserve after a monthlong absence with a broken finger. The Ducks also placed center Saku Koivu on injured reserve Wednesday night because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky was the NHL's top-scoring defenseman last season with 18 goals and 50 assists, but the Slovak defenseman broke...
Via Fox Sports West
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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