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[Video] Lubomir Visnovsky on Slovakia, childhood, Olympics with Voice of Russia

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"I lived in the communist system, and we didn’t have too many TV channels like here..."

"I played in the ‘90s and the new millenium, and by the ‘90s everything was okay."
"I played in the ‘90s and the new millenium, and by the ‘90s everything was okay."
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Voice of Russia: American Edition is always good for a probing interview with a New York Islanders player any time the Isles visit the U.S. capital, and this month's pre-Olympic trip is no different.

If you're a fan of Lubomir Visnovsky interviews -- he's rarely without some color or different lens on things -- you'll enjoy this one from VOR below.

The transcript and full context, as well as thoughts from Isles coach Jack Capuano on Visnovsky's return from concussion, is in the VOR post by David Kerans here.

But Visnovsky's thoughts, from growing up in the game with pro teams in Slovakia, to learning pointers from playing with Scott Niedermeyer in Anaheim, to the experience of playing at home during the last lockout, are worth watching straight from the "virtuoso's" mouth: