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KYLE OKPOSO RUMORS & GOSSIP

AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign forward Kyle Okposo to a seven-year, $42 million contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres have not announced the agreement with the former New York Islanders forward. The move was reached shortly after...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Buffalo Sabres sign free-agent Kyle Okposo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign forward Kyle Okposo, one of the top players available on the NHL's free-agent market. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres have not announced the agreement with the former New York Islanders forward in a...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Unanswered questions ahead of NHL free agency

There’s nothing that quenches the thirst for hockey during the offseason like free agency. That's mostly because you never know what team is going to come out of the woodwork and make the trade of the summer that puts everyone’s jaws on the floor …Like the Edmonton Oilers trading Taylor Hall straight up to the New Jersey Devils for Adam Larsson.Or the Predators shipping captain...
Via Yardbarker
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blues, Wings, others interested in Okposo

It was reported earlier this month that “all indications” point to Kyle Okposo becoming a free agent on July 1st. That still appears to be the case and a line of teams have reportedly expressed an interest in Okposo now that it’s clear he won’t be returning to the Islanders. The Jets, Blues, Kings, Wild and Red Wings are believed to have an interest in Okposo. Sounds...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent indicates Kyle Okposo likely to hit free agency

It sounds like Kyle Okposo won’t be with the New York Islanders in 2016-17.  According to ESPN, Okposo’s agent, Pat Brisson, believes that the forward is likely headed for free agency as talks with the Islanders haven’t resulted in a new deal. Via Pierre LeBrun: His agent, Pat Brisson, did recently chat with Isles GM Garth Snow, but it doesn’t sound like anything developed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

How Important Is Kyle Okposo To The Islanders?

It’s a question that everyone around the organization has pondered this year. Every season Garth Snow has to decide which pending restricted and unrestricted free agents should be re-signed and which players’ price tags are just too high. Kyle Okposo, a former first-round pick of the club, is slated to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Okposo currently makes $4.5...
Via Islanders Insight
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders call out 'awful' ice at the Barclays Center

Things aren’t pretty inside the Barclays Center. As the New York Islanders attempt to close the year out strong and claim a playoff spot, the ice at the Barclays Center has become a huge issue which has the club talking. Following a recent win in the shootout against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Isles discussed the awful ice conditions. Via the New York Post, Kyle Okposo had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 30, 2016  |  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.
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 08, 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

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
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