Visnovsky out with shoulder injury

Updated: February 5, 2009, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Oilers placed defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list Thursday due to an injured right shoulder.

Visnovsky suffered the injury during Edmonton's 3-1 loss to Chicago on Tuesday night. He did not travel with the team on its three-game road trip, which was to begin Thursday night in St. Louis.

Visnovsky has eight goals and 23 points in 50 games this season, ranking 13th in scoring among defensemen.

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