Former Duck Lubomir Visnovsky Announces Retirement

Photo: OC Register

Photo: OC Register

By Michael Walters

According to TASR, a public news agency in the Slovak Republic, Lubomir Visnovsky announced his retirement today.

The KHL HC Slovan Bratislava team lost to CSKA Moscow, being eliminated from the playoffs. Visnovsky thanked the crowd and his friends while receiving a standing ovation as fans chanted his name after the game.

He played for the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers, and New York Islanders. He played in 883 NHL games and recorded 495 points (128 goals + 367 assists). He played with the Anaheim Ducks starting in the 2009-10 season through the 2011-12 season. He played in 165 games with Anaheim recording 108 points (29 goals and 79 assist). He competed in four Winter Olympics for the Slovak team(1998, 2002, 2006, & 2010).

For the video of his farewell and photos please visit here: Visnovsky Farewell

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