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Lubomir Visnovsky

Lubomir Visnovsky  #11

Defenseman
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: August 11, 1976
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Topolcany, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: LAK / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (118th overall)
Scored 20 points (5g/15a) in 53 games during his third season with the Islanders and 10th National Hockey League campaign...Finished third among Islanders defensemen in goals and fifth in points...Averaged 19:31 time on ice, placing fourth among Islanders defensemen and sixth on the team...Missed 23 games throughout the season due to injury...Suffered a back injury during the preseason on Sept. 29 and missed the first six games of the season...Had one multi-point game (1g/1a) on Oct. 25 vs. Dallas...Suffered an upper-body injury on Nov. 28 vs. Washington and missed nine games...Missed nine games with an upper-body injury from Jan. 6-31...Missed five games with an upper-body injury from March 14-26.
NHL All-Rookie Team (2001) NHL Second All-Star Team (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), September 27, 2004. Traded to Edmonton by Los Angeles for Jarret Stoll and Matt Greene, June 29, 2008. Traded to Anaheim by Edmonton for Ryan Whitney and Anaheim's 6th round choice (Brandon Davidson) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (Nick Sorensen) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 22, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (KHL), September 15, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to head inury vs. Carolina, October 19, 2013.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday
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