NEW YORK (AP) - The agent for suspended New York Islanders defenseman 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.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Kings load up for stretch run   The NHL trade deadline doesn’t pass until later in the week. Los Angeles, though, launched a major pre-emptive strike over the weekend.
Thumbnail Toews & Co. rounding into form On Friday, the Blues showed center Patrik Berglund the money. Will they make Central Division rival Chicago pay the price tonight?
Thumbnail East barn-burner on tap in nation's capital Connor McDavid has already accomplished a great deal during his brief career. But can the 20-year-old wunderkind power Edmonton past the league-leading...
Thumbnail New York still has work to do down the stretch The Rangers’ recent power-play drought is well-documented. Nonetheless, special teams issues certainly haven’t curtailed New York’s charge up the...
Thumbnail Gibson and Co. in need of bounce-back effort Fans and pundits alike raised their eyebrows when the Bruins relieved coach Claude Julien of his duties on Feb. 7. Now, though, any and all apprehension...
Advertisement

NHL Team Pages