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KYLE OKPOSO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Islanders Summer Report Card: Kyle Okposo

Kyle Okposo Season: 60 GP – 18 G – 33 A – 51 PTS – 12 PIM – -8 Career: 450 GP – 117 G – 188 A – 305 PTS – 259 PIM Contract: 2.8mm cap hit through 2015-16 – UFA 2014-2015 Season Recap: When I saw that I was assigned to analyze Kyle Okposo’s season, I immediately began to wonder how I was going to attack it. I’d have to bring up the injury and then ask...
Via Islanders Insight
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 6/26/15

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is today, but if you forgot to mark it on your calendars, I won’t fault you. That’s because, for the first time since the 2007 draft, the Islanders don’t have a single draft pick until the third round. At this time last season, the Islanders picked Michael Dal Colle with the fifth-overall pick – the sixth time in the last seven seasons the New York...
Via Islanders Insight
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: The Okposo Conundrum Edition: 6|22|2015

By now you know the basics, get something in return for him at present or spend big for him in a year in order to keep him. Those who support moving him now like the possibility of a high draft pick in return. Garth Snow would avoid giving in the neighborhood of 7 million a year to a 27 year old player coming off an eye injury (detached retina) that could prove to be problematic...
Via Islanders Insight
8 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Okposo scores in OT to lift Islanders over Blackhawks

Kyle Okposo scored 58 seconds into overtime, and the New York Islanders beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 after blowing a two-goal lead on Thursday night. One day after Okposo was disappointed by not being chosen for the U.S. Olympic team, he snapped a drive past goalie Corey Crawford -- drawing chants of ''U-S-A! U-S-A!'' as he was interviewed on the ice. Casey Cizikas scored in...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 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...
Via NESN.com
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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