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Lubomir Visnovsky

  1. Greene close to re-signing with Kings on four-year deal

    Jun 23, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

    Matt Greene

    He’s helped them win two Stanley Cups.

  2. Snow says Capuano will be back as Isles coach

    Apr 14, 2014, 7:38 PM EDT

    Jack Capuano

    He’s spent four seasons behind the bench.

  3. Panthers recall Ryan Whitney on Sunday

    Mar 23, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT

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    Florida Panthers v Dallas Stars

    The Ducks bring up Sami Vatanen.

  4. Islanders lose Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky

    Mar 22, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

    UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 14: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders skates during an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 14, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

    They’re now facing the prospect of entering Sunday’s game without any member of their once explosive top line.

  5. Is Slovakia on the decline as a hockey nation?

    Feb 15, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT

    Slovakia goaltender Jaroslav Halak reacts after giving up a third period goal to Slovenia during a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    “We have no one young coming up.”

  6. U.S. chases Slovakia’s Halak in second period

    Feb 13, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT

    USA forward James van Riemsdyk celebrates John Carlson's goal in front of the Slovakia's goal as Slovakia goaltender Jaroslav Halak get up from his knees during mens' ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Martin Rose, Pool)

    This one has turned into a blowout.

  7. Marian Hossa named alternate captain of Slovakia

    Feb 11, 2014, 8:04 AM EDT

    Marian Hossa

    Appropriate given that the nation’s hopes are largely on his shoulders.

  8. Hossa-Handzus-Tatar line highlights Slovakia’s first Olympic practice

    Feb 10, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

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    MarianHossa

    Zdeno Chara looks like he’ll be paired with Andrej Sekera on defense.

  9. PHT’s Pressing Olympic Questions: Who are these guys?

    Feb 10, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

    Russia's Viktor Tikhonov, left, and Enver Lisin celebrate the team's second goal scored by Lisin during the EHT Karjala Tournament match against Sweden in Helsinki, Finland, Saturday Nov. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Jussi Nukari) FINLAND OUT

    A look at four players that could play important roles, but aren’t that well known in North America.

  10. PHT’s Pressing Olympic Questions: Can Slovakia surprise again?

    Feb 10, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    Zdeno Chara of Slovakia waves as he carries the flag as he leads the team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    They’re missing some key players, but still have Zdeno Chara, Marian Hossa, and Jaroslav Halak.

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

    Feb 9, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders in action against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. The New York Islanders won, 1-0. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

    Islanders GM Garth Snow initially raised some eyebrows with his decision.

  12. Visnovsky officially ruled out of Olympics, ‘huge loss’ says Slovakian GM

    Feb 8, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders in action against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. The New York Islanders won, 1-0. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

    They’re also going to have to get by without Marian Gaborik.

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

    Feb 7, 2014, 6:39 PM EDT

    Lubomir Visnovsky

    “If it’s possible he can play and he says he’s okay, he can play.”

  14. Islanders activate Hamonic from IR

    Feb 7, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT

    Travis hamonic

    He’s been out with a concussion since Jan. 13.

  15. Islanders not letting Visnovsky play in Sochi Olympics

    Feb 7, 2014, 1:04 AM EDT

    2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series - New York Rangers v New York Islanders

    At 37 years of age, this was very likely last chance to play in Olympics.

  16. Huge blow for Slovakia: Gaborik (broken collarbone) ruled out of Olympics

    Feb 6, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT

    Marian Gaborik

    Ex-NHLer Branko Radivojevic reportedly takes his place.

  17. Bruins overwhelm Islanders, hand them third straight loss

    Jan 27, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins' Loui Eriksson, left, celebrates after he scores a goal past New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, center, while Calvin de Haan looks on during the first period of the NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Uniondale, New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    New York has surrendered at least three goals in six consecutive games.

  18. Visnovsky (concussion) returns after 46-game absence

    Jan 27, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Lubomir Visnovsky

    It looks like he’ll be eased back into the lineup.

  19. Islanders don’t want Visnovsky (concussion) playing in Olympics

    Jan 23, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

    UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 08: Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders carries the puck against the Phoenix Coyotes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 8, 2013 in Uniondale, New York.

    Even if he’s healthy in time, the Islanders will prevent him from going.

  20. Visnovsky (concussion) returns to practice today

    Jan 19, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Lubomir Visnovsky

    He’s been out since October 20.

  21. How big a raise can the Isles give Andrew MacDonald?

    Jan 14, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT

    Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders carries the puck against the Phoenix Coyotes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 8, 2013 in Uniondale, New York.
(October 7, 2013 - Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America)

    Or will they give him one at all?

  22. Chara named Slovakian Olympic captain

    Jan 8, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Zdeno Chara

    Reprising his role from the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

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