Isles Not Comfortable With Visnovsky In Olympics

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New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (concussion) has started to practice and still hopes to return before the Olympic break. Even if he manages to do that though, the Islanders won’t let him play for Team Slovakia in the 2014 Winter Games.

“As much as Lubo would like to represent his country and participate in the Olympics, our doctors and I are not comfortable with him going to play,” Islanders GM Garth Snow told Newsday.

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