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Islanders say Visnovsky uninjured after auto accident

TSN.ca Staff

8/18/2012 9:00:04 PM

The New York Islanders confirmed on Saturday that Lubomir Visnovsky is all right after the defenceman was involved in an automobile accident in his native Slovakia.

"I have spoken directly with Lubomir, and am pleased to report that he did not suffer any serious injuries," said Islanders general manager Garth Snow in a statement.

Visnovsky, 35, hails from Topolcany, Slovakia. He played last season for the Anaheim Ducks and was traded to the Islanders on June 22 at the NHL Draft.