LUBOMIR VISNOVSKY NEWS

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
March 24, 2014  |  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
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Visnovsky gives Islanders OT win over Leafs

In the New York Islanders' first game of a fourth quarter without John Tavares, Michael Grabner (shorthanded) and Anders Lee each scored two goals, while Lubomir Visnovsky scored in overtime to finish a typically chaotic night between the Isles and Toronto Maple Leafs. Visnovsky's goal came after an odd, bouncing clear from James van Reimsdyk landed right on Visnovsky'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  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

Slovak GM: ‘We don’t understand’ why Isles are keeping Visnovsky out of Olympics

You can add Otto Sykora to the list of people looking for an explanation from New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow. Sykora is the general manager of the Slovakian men’s hockey team and wants to know why Snow is not letting Islanders defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky play for Slovakia in the Olympics. Newsday newspaper quoted Snow saying “we just don’t feel comfortable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 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’ Visnovsky returns from sixth concussion

This wasn’t concussion number one, or two, or three for Lubomir Visnovsky, but number six. So it’s not a stretch to understand the concern the Islanders defenseman had before his return to the lineup in Monday night’s 6-3 loss to the Bruins at the Coliseum, ending a three-month absence. “It was tough for me because after two months, I [was] not ready,” Visnovsky said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 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 AP on Fox
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...
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

Brock Nelson, Matt Donovan to fill in for Grabner, Visnovsky

Jack Capuano will be shuffling his roster for Tuesday night's visit from the Canucks though not by choice. Lubomir Visnovsky went on injured reserve after suffering a concussion in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes. Michael Grabner was issued a two-game suspension for a check to the head of Carolina's Nathan Gerbe in the same game. Grabner's spot will be taken...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lubomir Visnovsky placed on injured reserve (concussion)

The New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky has been placed on the injured reserve list, this according to a club announcement. The move is reportedly retroactive to this past Saturday when he suffered a concussion against the Carolina Hurricanes. The 37 year old Visnovsky so far for the season has a goal and two assists in the first eight games of this young season. There...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Islanders' Visnovsky leaves with concussion

New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky suffered a concussion during the first period of his team's game Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Visnovsky collected a puck behind the Islanders' net during the first period and took a hit from Hurricanes forward Radek Dvorak
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Islanders’ Lubomir Visnovsky makes incredible game-saving stop

When there is a playoff spot on the line, you will do just about anything to help your team win.  After a shot rattled off the post in overtime and New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov was out of position, Lubomir Visnovsky made the save of the day.  Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Wellwood picked up the puck when Visnovsky dove in front to be the second goalie for the Islanders...
Via Diehardsport
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Are The Isles For Real?

With less than a month left in the NHL season, the New York Islanders will try to sneak into the playoffs for the first time since the 2006-07 season. The Isles, who seem to always be in a rebuilding mode, are making a late season run at the Stanley Cup playoffs and have won five out of their last six games. Currently the Isles have nine players on their active roster that they’ve...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumor: Blackhawks, Isles Still Talking Trade?

After the Chicago Sun-Times reported earlier on Saturday that the Blackhawks had talked with the New York Islanders about defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, Tim Sassone of the Daily Herald is reporting the two teams continue talking. Sassone reports the Blackhawks are … Continue reading →The post Rumor: Blackhawks, Isles Still Talking Trade? appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Visnovsky Extended By Islanders

UNIONDALE, NY (March 29, 2013) – The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension. Visnovsky, 36, has nine points (three goals and six assists) in 22 games with the Islanders this season. Through his first 22 games this season, Visnovsky has been on the ice for 34 of the 59 goals (58%) scored by the...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Isles Extend Lubomir Visnovksy For Two Years by   Steven Ellis

Lubomir Visnovsky will be with the New York Islanders for the next two seasons after signing an extension worth $9.5M over two campaigns. Visnovsky has played in 791 career NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks. He has collected 120 career Goals and 339 Assists for 459 total Points. He [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders not planning to trade Streit, Visnovsky or Nabokov

Despite the fact the New York Islanders are hovering near a playoff spot, fans and analysts have continually pointed at the club as a potential seller near the trade deadline. Mark Streit (pictured above), Lubomir Visnovsky and Evgeni Nabokov (pictured above) are names that have surfaced as potential players that might be dealt to a contender looking for an additional veteran with...
Via Bloguin Best
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders not planning to trade Streit, Visnovsky or Nabokov

Despite the fact the New York Islanders are hovering near a playoff spot, fans and analysts have continually pointed at the club as a potential seller near the trade deadline. Mark Streit (pictured above), Lubomir Visnovsky and Evgeni Nabokov (pictured above) are names that have surfaced as potential players that might be dealt to a contender looking for an additional veteran with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report- Islanders Have Plans For Their Veterans

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, There are nine games and 17 days until the NHL's trade deadline, so plenty can change for the Islanders between now and then. But it doesn't appear the Islanders' plans for Mark Streit, Lubomir Visnovsky and Evgeni Nabokov, three veterans who are on expiring contracts, will change between now and April 3. The Islanders...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Islanders suspend no-show D Visnovsky

The New York Islanders suspended defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky on Friday after he failed to report to the team and signed former Pittsburgh defenseman Brian Strait off waivers. Visnovsky, 36, has played in the Kontinental Hockey League in his native Russia during the lockout. He was traded to the Islanders from the Anaheim Ducks during the offseason. Visnovsky had told the Islanders...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2013  |  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
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