Isles shore up defense with Visnovsky and top pick

Rangers player Mike Rupp vies with Anaheim's Lubomir

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Rangers player Mike Rupp vies with Anaheim's Lubomir Visnovsky during a game at the Globe Arena. (Oct. 8, 2011) (Credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH -- The Islanders addressed their glaring need on defense here Friday night, first with a trade, then with a somewhat surprising pick at No. 4 overall.

Griffin Reinhart, the son of a former NHL defenseman, was the first blueliner the Isles have drafted in the top 10 since Mike Milbury took Eric Brewer with the fifth pick in 1997.

Garth Snow has usually gone for the best...

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