Published June 22, 2012
| Sports Network
Pittsburgh, PA – The first significant deal on draft night saw the New York Islanders acquire veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from the Anaheim ducks in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 2013.
Visnovsky totaled six goals and 27 points in 68 games for the Ducks in 2011-12, his second full campaign with the franchise.
The 35-year-old has compiled 117 goals and 450 points in 771 NHL games with Los Angeles, Edmonton and Anaheim since 2000. He is two seasons removed from career numbers of 18 goals, 50 assists and 68 points for the Ducks in 81 games.