Originally Posted by Isles4life
Martinek was one of the more underrated players around the league in my opinion. He was a very reliable blueliner in his own end, who also was capable of chipping in a little on offense every now and then. Unfortunately, he's also as injury-prone as anyone I've ever seen lace up a pair of skates. If Radek is able to stay healthy, Columbus is adding a real nice top 4-caliber defenseman to its team. But that health issue is a big if given his history.
all of us islanders fans know he'll play 76-82 games this season.
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