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Agent: Defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky will report to Islanders by Feb. 11

The Canadian Press
By: The Canadian Press
Jan 27, 2013

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (17), of Slovakia, moves the puck during an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Dallas. The agent for Visnovsky, who was acquired by the New York Islanders in a June trade, says he will report to the team by Feb. 11, 2013. The Islanders suspended Visnovsky for failing to report to the team for the start of the NHL season. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File) Author: The Hockey News

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Agent: Defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky will report to Islanders by Feb. 11

The Canadian Press
By: The Canadian Press
Jan 27, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The agent for suspended New York Islanders defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky says he will report to the team by Feb. 11.

Neil Sheehy posted on his Twitter account Saturday night that Visnovsky would be back "no later than Feb 11th, possibly sooner." Sheehy says Visnovsky was away because of "personal medical reasons within his immediate family."

The Islanders suspended Visnovsky, acquired in a June trade, for failing to report to the team for the start of the NHL season.

Visnovsky had been playing in Russia's KHL during the lockout.

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Agent: Defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky will report to Islanders by Feb. 11