Earlier today, the Islanders announced that defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky was placed on IR with an upper body injury. With that, the Islanders were finally able to activate Michael Grabner off IR after having him sit while healthy the last few games. Grabner will be in the lineup for tonights game against Vancouver.
#Isles Transactions: Lubomir Visnovsky has been placed on IR (upper-body, retro to Jan. 4). Michael Grabner has been activated off IR.
— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 6, 2015