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AGENT: VISNOVSKY “LOOKS FORWARD” TO REPORTING TO ISLANDERS

Lubomir Visnovsky‘s agent sent a Tweet late on Tuesday that suggests that the defenceman will soon return to North America to honour his contract with the New York Islanders.

Player agent Neil Sheehy said via Twitter, “Lubomir Visnovsky said he looks forward to reporting to the NYI after tending to “personal reasons” which have kept him from reporting.”

The status of the 36-year-old defenceman has been up in the air since he originally announced last week that he would be staying to play in the KHL in his native Slovakia for the rest of the season.

However, the KHL and NHL have an agreement on honouring contracts that prevents players with existing deals in one league from playing in the other.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=413665

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