Kyle Okposo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Islanders' Okposo: 'I want to take that next step' after career season

    TheScore.com "Kyle Okposo reached new heights with the New York Islanders in 2013-14, recording career-highs in goals (27) and points (69) in 71 games played during his seventh professional season. Okposo, who is finally living up to his potential at age 26 after being drafted seventh overall in 2006,..." September 11

  • Islanders lose Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky

    Pro Hockey Talk "Maybe the fact that the New York Islanders have already been essentially eliminated from the playoffs is the silver lining for them at this point, because the string of injuries they’ve had to endure would be pretty devastating otherwise. Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky missed Friday’s practice..." March 22

  • Kyle Okposo is out with a lower-body injury

    NHL.com "MSG’s Stan Fischler recently reffered to Frans Nielsen as one of the most underrated players in the league. Fischler and other keen observers of the Islanders have long heralded Nielsen for his defensive play, but the Danish center is coming into his own as a scorer. This season Nielsen..." March 21

  • Islanders' Okposo game-time decision; Bailey returns

    NHL.com "New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo will be a game-time decision Monday because his wife, Danielle, was at the hospital and due to give birth to the couple's first child. Peter Regin is expected to play on the Islanders' top line with John Tavares and Thomas Vanek if Okposo is unable to..." January 06

  • Jack Capuano sings Kyle Okposo's praises as an Olympian

    Newsday "Kyle Okposo's solid season -- 12 goals and 22 assists -- has strengthened his candidacy for the U.S. Olympic hockey team. At least that is the way Islanders coach Jack Capuano sees it. Capuano acknowledged that Okposo has gone through dry spells but said he has come back stronger. Then Capuano..." December 29

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    Vanek on the left side with Tavares and Okposo at practice.

  • Okposo or Bailey at right wing? A good choice for Isles

    Newsday "With two practices to go before Friday's season opener in Newark against the Metropolitan Division rival Devils Jack Capuano might yet juggle his top line again. But don't bet on it. That would mean Kyle Okposo will get the nod on opening night to play top-line right wing with Matt Moulson and..." October 02

  • Islanders' Okposo steps up

    New York Post "The Islanders-Penguins first-round playoff series features John Tavares and Sidney Crosby, two of the league’s elite centers, as well as a host of prolific scorers, from Matt Moulson to Evgeni Malkin and Jarome Iginla. But Kyle Okposo has been as effective as any of them, right up there with..." May 06

  • Islanders' Okposo thinking big

    New York Post "If it's true that ignorance is bliss, maybe that begins to explain why Kyle Okposo became so distraught last season. The Islanders' winger and alternate captain is arguably the smartest man in the locker room — and would be in just about any locker room — so when he returned from shoulder..." January 16

  • Young stars $acrifice for Isles' cause

    New York Post "Brian Rafalski, who retired this week following an 11-year career as an upper- echelon defenseman with the Devils and Red Wings, once took considerably less money to stay in New Jersey than he would have received on the open market after a qualifying-offer snafu would have set him free. It was..." May 29

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