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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 Islanders. He was acquired on June 22, 2012 from the Anaheim Ducks, in exchange for the Islanders second round selection in the upcoming 2013 NHL Draft.

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Paul's avatar

Numerous reports say $9.5M total.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/29/13 at 10:32 PM ET

NIVO's avatar

could it be a “get him an extension, and signed then we’ll do the trade” thing?

Posted by NIVO from underpants gnome village on 03/29/13 at 10:36 PM ET

Paul's avatar

My understanding NIVO the contract included a not move clause.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/29/13 at 10:42 PM ET

pensfan29's avatar

Another player who didnt want to come to LI resigns. Funny

Posted by pensfan29 on 03/29/13 at 11:20 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Jeebus, I wanted him on the Wings’ defense corps.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 03/30/13 at 02:07 AM ET

Flashtastick56's avatar

Posted by pensfan29 on 03/29/13 at 11:20 PM ET

Right?  For a guy that didn’t want to play there…he sure took a lot of money to play there.

Posted by Flashtastick56 from Meriden, CT on 03/30/13 at 01:38 PM ET

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