Oilers place defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky on injured list

The Edmonton Oilers placed defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list Thursday.

Visnovsky suffered a right shoulder injury in Edmonton’s 3-1 home loss to Chicago on Tuesday night. He did not travel with the team on its three-game road trip, which begins Thursday night in St. Louis.

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Visnovsky has eight goals and 23 points in 50 games this season to rank 13th in scoring among NHL defencemen.