Lubomir Visnovsky
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
BIRTHDATE: 08/11/1976
DRAFTED: LAK: 2000-118 overall
NHL All-Rookie Team (2001) NHL Second All-Star Team (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), September 27, 2004. Traded to Edmonton by Los Angeles for Jarret Stoll and Matt Greene, June 29, 2008. Traded to Anaheim by Edmonton for Ryan Whitney and Anaheim's 6th round choice (Brandon Davidson) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (Nick Sorensen) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 22, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (KHL), September 15, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to head inury vs. Carolina, October 19, 2013.
2010-11: Appeared in his 10th NHL season, his first full season with Anaheim…scored a career-high 18-50=58 points in 81 contests with a +18 rating (also career best) and 24 PIM…led all NHL defensemen in scoring, assists and points-per-game (.84)…also ranked second among defensemen in goals, tied for second in OT goals (2) and third in GWG (4)…became the second player in club history to lead all NHL defensemen in scoring…his 68 points were one point shy of Scott Niedermayer’s franchise record for points by a defenseman in a single campaign…completed the 2010-11 season with points in six of his last seven games (3-4=7), nine of 11 (4-7=11, +9) and 13 of 16 (6-11=17, +13)...with an assist on Apr. 9 @ LA, established a career high four points in a season (scored 17-50=67 in 2005-06 w/LA)…appeared in his 700th NHL contest, Apr. 3 vs. DAL…had a career-high three-game goal streak (3-1=4), Mar. 30-Apr. 3…set a club record for goals by a defenseman in a single season with his 17th, Apr. 2 @ SJ…earned 7-11=18 points with a +13 rating in March, leading all NHL defensemen in goals and points…also co-led all NHL players in plus/minus…became the first defenseman in Ducks history to score a hat trick, Mar. 4 vs. DAL...also scored the OT goal with 3.8 seconds left in the extra frame in the 4-3 win…his 3-1=4 points that night were a career high and his hat trick marked the second of his career…set a career high and tied club record with a +5 rating (2-1=3 points) in a 5-2 Ducks win, Mar. 9 vs. NYR…had five goals over three games (5-2=7, +6 rating) from Mar. 4-9, becoming the first Ducks defenseman all-time to accomplish the feat…earned his 300th NHL assist, Mar. 2 vs. DET…collected his 400th career NHL point (goal), Feb. 16 vs. WSH…scored his 99th and 100th career NHL goals, Dec. 31 vs. PHI…finished the month of November ranking tied for second among NHL blueliners in scoring (2-10=12) and tied for first in assists…missed one contest due to back spasms, Nov. 27 @ PHX…scored the second OT-winning goal of his career, Nov. 9 @ SJ…PLAYOFFS: Made his third career postseason appearance (first with Ducks) and first since 2002, playing in all six of Anaheim’s CQF games vs. NSH, earning three assists.

Resides in Corona del Mar during the season…married his wife, Katarina, last summer…the couple has one son, Max, and is expecting their first daughter this December…spends his offseason in his hometown of Bratislava, Slovakia…this past summer, he enjoyed taking part in the process of building his own home in Bratislava and enjoyed spending time with his two-year-old child…has one older brother who also played hockey…lists his favorite player growing up as Paul Coffey…was a member of the Slovakian military before joining the NHL…enjoys many different genres of music depending on his mood, ranging from disco to country and rock…lists D.J. Tiesto and Bryan Adams as his favorite artists.