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Report: Okposo “Showing Signs of Improvement”

Forward Kyle Okposo’s first season with the Buffalo Sabres did not play out the way he envisioned when he signed a 7 year/$45 million dollar deal with the organization on July 1st. While he scored 45 points (19 goals, 26 assists) in 65 games and played a large role on the Sabres’ top line, Okposo was out of the Stanley Cup playoffs for only the second time in the last five seasons...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Jack Eichel, Ryan O’Reilly express frustration at ‘pathetic’ Sabres season

The Sabres have endured another forgettable, disappointing season in Buffalo and players aren’t happy about it.After slumping to only 81 points in 2015-16, many expected the Sabres to take a step forward after signing Kyle Okposo and getting a full season from Jack Eichel and Robin Lehner. Unfortunately, that improvement hasn’t happened. Buffalo has arguably been worse in 2016...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Kyle Okposo hospitalized in neurosurgical ICU with unknown illness

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been hospitalized and is in the neurosurgical intensive care unit at Buffalo General Hospital, according to The Buffalo News. The 28-year-old has been out the last four games with an “illness”. Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma admitted that the team is very concerned about Okposo’s condition, but did not go into detail about the illness: ...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres’ Kyle Okposo reportedly in intensive care

The Buffalo Sabres are very concerned about the health of Kyle Okposo who reportedly is now in intensive care. Okposo has not been with the team since March 28. The Buffalo News says the winger is in the Neuro Surgical ICU at Buffalo General Hospital, seeing doctors and undergoing testing. He reportedly was hospitalized on Sunday and later moved to the ICU. “He’s sick and ill...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres' Kyle Okposo in intensive care unit

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo currently is in an intensive care unit at Buffalo General Hospital, according to Paul Hamilton of WGR-AM 550.“It’s a difficult thing for him to be dealing with now in this situation,” Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma told reporters, per the Buffalo News. “Very, as a coach and a person, concerned for him and his situation.”The Buffalo News...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Okposo to miss at least 2 games due to rib injury

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres points leader Kyle Okposo will miss the team's two games this weekend because of an injury to his ribs. Coach Dan Bylsma did not reveal the nature of the injury and said it was too early to determine how long Okposo might be sidelined. The top-line winger had two assist before being hurt in the second period of a 6-3 win over Arizona on Thursday...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Memories Remain as Okposo faces Islanders in Brooklyn

NEW YORK – Kyle Okposo had already faced his former team last week, but being back in Brooklyn was still an odd feeling for the former Islander. Friday was the first time Okposo returned to the Barclays Center with the Buffalo Sabres after signing a seven-year, $42 million deal with them during the offseason. “I didn’t know where to go,” Okposo said ahead of Friday night’s...
Via Islanders Insight
December 23, 2016  |  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
June 25, 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

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