Lubomir Visnovsky RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Lubomir Visnovsky signs 1-year deal with KHL club Slovan

    The Score "Unable to find work in North America, Lubomir Visnovsky will ply his trade in Europe this season. The veteran defenseman has reportedly signed a one-year deal with KHL club Slovan, according to Igor Eronko of Sport-Express." October 27

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    Lubomir Visnovsky, who turns 39 in August, is "definitely" going to play next season per his agent. "He really likes #Isles, for sure."

  • Islanders activate Mikhail Grabovski off IR, Visnovsky out indefinitely

    CBS Sports "The New York Islanders could have a welcome addition to the lineup when they look to regain the series lead against the Washington Capitals in Game 5. Forward Mikhail Grabovski was activated off of injured reserve after missing the last 28 games with a concussion. Grabovski hasn't played since..." April 23

  • Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on IR

    CBS Sports "The New York Islanders have been humming right along lately, but they've hit a little bit of bad luck with injuries. The team announced that defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky have both been placed on injured resve. The club has called up top defensive prospect and former..." December 03

  • Islanders D Lubomir Visnovsky set to make season debut

    CBS Sports "The New York Islanders have been enjoying a strong start to the season. However, after losing their last two games, they could use a boost. They'll get it Thursday night in the form of veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, who will make his first appearance of the 2014-15 season Thursday night..." October 23

  • Islanders lose Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky

    Pro Hockey Talk "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..." March 22

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

    Pro Hockey Talk "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..." February 10

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

    Toronto Sun "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..." February 08

  • Islanders’ Visnovsky returns from sixth concussion

    New York Post "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..." January 29

  • Islanders say rehabbing Lubomir Visnovsky won't play in Olympics

    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..." January 22

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    NHL Transactionist @NHLTransactions

    NEW YORK ISLANDERS: Placed defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky on injured reserve; recalled forward Brock Nelson from Bridgeport (AHL).

  • 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..." October 20

  • Isles extend Lubomir Visnovsky

    ESPN "The New York Islanders and veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky have agreed to terms on a two-year extension, the team announced Friday evening. The deal is worth $9.5 million, a source confirmed to Visnovsky was believed to be a trade target for teams looking to bolster..." March 30

  • Islanders to work on extensions for Nabokov, Visnovsky, and Streit

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Islanders are pushing hard to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2006-07 season and it sounds like GM Garth Snow wants to keep three key veterans to that push beyond this season. Arthur Staple of New York Newsday reports the team is looking to sign goalie Evgeni Nabokov as well..." March 17

  • Islanders' Visnovsky out Tuesday for personal reasons "New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky will miss Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens due to personal reasons. According to a report by Arthur Staple of Newsday, he will also miss Thursday's game against the New York Rangers. Visnovsky has a goal and six points in 12 games..." March 05

  • Visnovsky joins Isles at long last

    New York Post "The Islanders had a long wait for the moment yesterday when a 5-foot-10 Slovakian put on a defenseman’s blue practice sweater, a helmet with the number 11 on the back, and skated with the NHL team to which he is under contract. Lubomir Visnovsky also had many obstacles to get to this point —..." February 09

  • Sources: Lubomir Visnovsky to debut Saturday for Isles

    Newsday "Lubomir Visnovsky had an idea what his reception from the fans at Nassau Coliseum for his Islanders debut might be like Saturday night. "Big win, big win!" Visnovsky said. "That's it." He was kidding around, but that little joke showed the 36-year-old defenseman is not coming to his new..." February 09

  • Visnovsky Gets Closer to Rejoining New York Islanders

    Rant Sports "The drawn-out saga of Lubomir Visnovsky‘s late return to the New York Islanders has proceeded to the next step and brings the sometimes controversial defenseman one step closer to actually suiting up for the team. Visnovsky passed a physical today and will start practicing with the Islanders..." February 07

  • Visnovsky set for Isles return

    New York Post "The Islanders could be adding much-needed help to their patchwork blue line sooner rather than later. Lubomir Visnovsky is expected to arrive on Long Island on Wednesday, could join the team on Thursday and possibly even suit up for the matchup with the Rangers that night or Saturday's home..." February 04

  • Lubomir Visnovsky's long wait is about to end

    Los Angeles Times "Lubomir Visnovsky has waited a long time for this. When the Ducks begin the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night against Nashville, it will end an eight-season drought for the Ducks defenseman. "This is something new for me," said Visnovsky, who last appeared in the playoffs with the Kings..." April 13