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New York Islanders’ Kyle Okposo Coming Into His Own

When you think of the New York Islanders, it’s not hard to first recall the big names on the team. John Tavares, Jaroslav Halak, Frans Nielsen. The list goes on. However, there is one star on the team that has been in orange and blue for many years, even during the tough times, and that is Kyle Okposo. Okposo, 27, is entering his ninth season suiting up for the Isles. He is one...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo to Miss the Next Two Games

Islanders ‘ coach Jack Capuano announced Friday that Kyle Okposo will miss the next two games with a nagging lower body injury. Okposo leads the team in scoring (8 goals, 18 assists, 26 points) and is playing in the final year of a five-year contract. KO has been making valuable contributions to the team lately. He has five points (2 goals and 3 assists) in the last five games...
Via Islanders Insight
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Okposo Silences Cannons In Columbus

The Islanders were able to avoid the shootout, but needed overtime to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 at Nationwide Arena Saturday night. During the three-on-three overtime, Kyle Okposo made an excellent defensive play to break up a Blue Jackets rush and set up a two-on-none breakaway. Josh Bailey took the puck in all alone and dropped the puck for Okposo who tallied the game...
Via Islanders Insight
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders' Okposo gets creative with nifty shootout goal (VIDEO)

New York Islanders' forward Kyle Okposo, left, scored the lone goal of the shootout on Tuesday. USA TodayKyle Okposo's shootout goal on Tuesday certainly is a sight to see.After the Philadelphia Flyers missed their first two opportunities in the bonus format, the New York Islanders forward began to skate in on goaltender Michal Neuvirth. Okposo slowed as he closed in and deftly tucked...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Okposo scores sweet shootout goal

When you are in your contract, year everything becomes amplified times a million. Kyle Okposo is aware of that fact and by golly, he wants to be worth every penny come next summer. Michael Neuvrith still almost saved it after getting deked out of his skates. I am still trying to catch my breath. Wow. The post Video: Kyle Okposo scores a shootout goal that will make your knees...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Kyle Okposo Revisited Edition 10/27/15

Throughout the preseason, Kyle Okposo was a popular topic of conversation in Islanders’ circles. Was he going to get traded? Did he deserve a new contract that was comparable to current elite players in the NHL? Was the injury to his retina fully healed? How would he respond to not being on the top line with John Tavares? None of the above questions were a gateway to a favorable...
Via Islanders Insight
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo’s Future With Islanders To Be Decided

Time flies, doesn’t it? It feels like just yesterday when the New York Islanders locked up Kyle Okposo to a five-year, $14 million contract extension following the 2010-11 season. Islanders fans were thrilled that Okposo, then 22, would be staying on Long Island for the next half-decade at seemingly great value. At the time he inked the extension, Okposo was a budding star. Kyle...
Via Islanders Insight
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Kyle Okposo Goals During 2013-14 Season

The New York Islanders 2013-2014 season saw the breakthrough of one of their players, Kyle Okposo.  Okposo, a 26-year-old from St. Paul, Minnesota, had a personal record-breaking season with the Islanders. Scoring a total of 27 goals, 42 assists, and 69 points, Okposo proved instrumental to the team on a few different occasions. Here’s a look at his top five moments for the season...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

How Kyle Okposo projects for the New York Islanders

You might not have noticed – hockey fans don’t typically notice what’s going on in Uniondale, NY – but Kyle Okposo is putting together a seriously impressive season for the New York Islanders. Naturally, it begs the question: is this a breakout year for Okposo and the kind of standard he’ll meet for the duration of his career, or merely the product of a perfect storm? Whatever...
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

After Olympic Snub, Kyle Okposo Scores OT Winner Against Blackhawks, Islanders Crowd Chants ‘USA, USA!’ (Video)

Kyle Okposo didn’t get selected to the United States men’s hockey roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, which was revealed on Wednesday. His omission sparked a fierce debate because he was certainly deserving of a spot on the final 25-man squad. The New York Islanders forward turned his frustration into motivation on Thursday night and gave his team a much-needed win...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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