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Islanders sign Nick Leddy to seven-year deal

The New York Islanders announced Tuesday that Nick Leddy has agreed to terms on a seven-year contract, signing through the 2021-22 season. Leddy’s deal is worth $38.5 million, $5.5 AAV. #Isles — Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February 24, 2015   “Nick has proven to be an elite defenseman in this league at a young age,” Islanders general manager Garth Snow said...
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Why the Islanders can survive without Okposo

The word out of New York Islanders camp coming out of All-Star weekend isn’t great: forward Kyle Okposo, second-leading scorer on the team, will miss the next 6-8 weeks with an upper body injury. The timing of everything is a bit off: he played 19:33 in a 7-4 win over Philadelphia and then participated in […] The post Why the Islanders can survive without Okposo appeared first...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders' top-line forward Kyle Okposo out 6 to 8 weeks with upper-body injury

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The surprising New York Islanders are starting the second half on a down note as top-line forward Kyle Okposo will be sidelined six to eight weeks because of an undisclosed upper-body injury. Islanders coach Jack Capuano delivered the news Monday after the first practice following the NHL All-Star break. Okposo, who played in New York's first 46 games this season...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Isles' top-line forward Okposo out 6 to 8 weeks

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The surprising New York Islanders are starting the second half on a down note as top-line forward Kyle Okposo will be sidelined six to eight weeks because of an undisclosed upper-body injury. Islanders coach Jack Capuano delivered the news Monday after the first practice following the NHL All-Star break. Okposo, who played in New York's first 46 games this season...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Star Kyle Okposo Expected To Miss Six-To-Eight Weeks

The New York Islanders are going to have to survive without one of their top players for the final half of the 2014-15 season. On the first day back from the All-Star break, Islanders star Kyle Okposo missed practice before the team announced its first-line winger is expected to be out of the lineup for six-to-eight weeks with an upper-body injury. Head coach Jack Capuano confirmed...
Via Islanders Insight
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Notes: Las Vegas Ticket Drive Update; Islanders’ Kyle Okposo Out 6-8 Weeks

The NHL All-Star Game was held in Columbus, Ohio, last weekend and league commissioner Gary Bettman spoke about a wide range of topics in his press conference Saturday. He formally announced the outdoor schedule for next season, which includes the 2016 Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium on New Year’s Day. Expansion also was part...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Okposo, Islanders Punish Penguins; Possess Top Spot in Metro

TONIGHT’S RECAP Coming off the heels of Tuesday night’s resounding 3-0 victory at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers, the Islanders found themselves in unfamiliar territory: defending a one-point hold of the top spot in the Metropolitan Division against the second place powerhouse Pittsburgh Penguins. The teams have met three times earlier this season, most...
Via Islanders Insight
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Okposo scores four as Isles beat Penguins to regain 1st place in East

  Kyle Okposo scored three of his four goals in the third period to complete his first NHL hat trick, and the New York Islanders jumped back into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. The Penguins seemed poised to overtake the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division and tie Tampa Bay for the top spot in the East,...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 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...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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