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Report: Former Islanders defenseman Visnovsky opts to play in KHL

Former 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 team prior to coming over to the NHL, as well as during a pair of work stoppages by the league.Visnovsky attempted...
Via FOX Sports
October 27, 2015  |  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 Tom...
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September 29, 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...
Via FOX Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lubomir Visnovsky may start the year in Europe

By David Rogers 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Your Call: Who Replaces Islanders Visnovsky?

The New York Islanders will be without 38-year-old defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky for a while. That much is clear after he took two tremendous, thundering checks in last night’s playoff game four against the Washington Capitals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Capitals came away with a 2-1 overtime win to even the series at two wins each heading back to Washington for tomorrow...
Via Islanders Insight
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson crushes Lubomir Visnovsky

There are big hits and then there are monstrous hits. Tom Wilson’s crushing blow on Lubomir Visnovsky falls into the latter category. Visnovsky was forced to leave the game with an injury and Wilson was sent to the penalty box for charging. You can make a pretty solid case that Wilson deserved the two-minute infraction, but that’s the only discipline he deserves. While there...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 21, 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...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lubomir Visnovsky’s Absence From Slovakia Team Could Impact Zdeno Chara’s Ice Time

The New York Islanders are not allowing defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky to join the Slovakia men’s hockey team in this year’s Winter Olympics. Although Visnosky is now back on the Coliseum ice, he missed 46 games this season due to a concussion. Islanders general manager Garth Snow commented on the hesitation to send Visnosky to Sochi, saying, “We just don’t feel comfortable...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders get Nabokov, Visnovsky back from injury

The New York Islanders got good news before facing the Boston Bruins as top goalie Evgeni Nabokov and defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky were both activated from the injured list. Nabokov was tabbed to be the backup to Kevin Poulin on Monday night, but Visnovsky was in the lineup for the first time since Oct. 19 when he sustained a concussion against Carolina. He has one goal and two...
Via Associated Press
January 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...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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