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Lubomir Visnovsky staying in Russia

Updated: January 14, 2013, 12:05 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky is planning to stay in Europe rather than return to the NHL and play for the New York Islanders, his agent confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com.

The 36-year-old, who was acquired by the Islanders via trade this summer, will remain in the Kontinental Hockey League with Bratislava Slovan for family and personal reasons.

"I have decided to stay and continue my career in the KHL for the remainder of the 2012-13 ...

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