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Lubomir Visnovsky, the veteran defenseman the Islanders acquired for a second-round pick on draft day in June, intends to stay in his home country of Slovakia for the remainder of this season, his agent told Newsday.
Burning a second rounder during the draft is really going to irk the Isles fans on this decision. They'll fight it but this could mirror the Nabokov situation from a couple years ago.
Lubomir Visnovsky
Jan. 8, 2013, 9:38 a.m.