Lubomir Visnovsky's trade OK

Updated: September 12, 2012, 3:05 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

Lubomir Visnovsky will be a New York Islander.

The league announced Wednesday that an arbitrator has upheld the June 22 trade that sent the veteran defenseman from the Anaheim Ducks to the Islanders in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2013 NHL draft.

Visnovsky had filed a grievance through the players' association in July, contending that the trade should be voided because he still had a no-trade clause and the Ducks had not asked for his permission to waive it.

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