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

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, addressed the media after an informal team skate on Wednesday, making it clear he wants to build...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  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 rallies Islanders to 4-3 SO win over Flyers

Kyle Okposo scored the tying goal on a power play late in regulation and then netted the decisive tally in the shootout for the New York Islanders, who rallied past Philadelphia 4-3 Monday to earn a rare win over the Flyers. The Islanders used a dominant third period to erase a 3-1 deficit and force overtime. Brock Nelson made it a one-goal game at 8:16, and Okposo tied it with...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 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...
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

Kyle Okposo finally reaching full potential with Islanders

When the New York Islanders picked Kyle Okposo with the seventh-overall selection in the 2006 NHL entry draft, this is the player that they were hoping for. The way he’s playing right now has been what they’ve been so patient for. Everyone knows that defensemen take longer to develop in this league than forwards. There’s one exception to that line of thinking though. Power...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo scored a brilliant short handed goal to get the Islanders back in their game today

When he's not beating up folks and scoring game winners, New York Islander Kyle Okposo is scoring dazzling short handed goals against the #1 seeded Pittsburgh Penguins. **Follow us on Twitter... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo shows Support for Jack Jablonski, Paralyzed Teen Hockey Star

The story of Jack Jablonski, a prep hockey star from Minnesota, has shocked and saddened the hockey community. Jablonski was paralyzed after he was accidentally checked from behind during a Holiday Hockey Classic Tournament on Friday night against Wayzata (Minn.) High. The 16-year-old hockey star was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center and under went surgery this morning to...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo Off To A Very Slow Start

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, Kyle Okposo acknowledged all the things that have been obvious to those around the Islanders this season: He’s pressing and his confidence is not where it needs to be. And that sitting out Tuesday’s 4-2 loss to the Rangers was a low for him in his three-plus NHL seasons. “I know what I have to do,” Okposo said after the team’s practice at...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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