Atlantic Division RANK: 8
Record: 8-18-1 NHL rank: 30

Kyle Okposo

#21 • RW
  • Status: On roster
  • Height: 6'0
  • Weight: 218 lbs.
  • Shoots: R
  • Experience: 10 years
  • Birthdate: Apr 16, 1988
  • Birthplace: St. Paul, MN
  • Drafted: Drafted by NY Islanders in 2006 (1/7).
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
12/08/2017 3:58pm
Okposo will be in the lineup against Chicago on Friday, despite sitting out the morning skate, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
11/12/2017 1:59pm
Okposo played 20:24 against Montreal on Saturday, the most since returning from illness. (rotowire.com)
11/03/2017 11:29am
Okposo fashioned a goal, an assist, three hits and a plus-2 rating in a 5-4 road win over the Coyotes on Thursday. (rotowire.com)
10/17/2017 3:52pm
Okposo (illness) will be back in the Sabres' lineup for Tuesday night's showdown in Las Vegas, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/16/2017 12:48pm
There's a chance Okposo (illness) will return to the lineup Tuesday, The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/15/2017 9:00pm
Okposo (illness) will miss his second straight game Sunday against Anaheim, the Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/14/2017 4:53pm
Okposo has come down with the flu, thus ruling him out for Saturday's game against the Kings in Los Angeles, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/12/2017 10:16pm
Okposo (illness) participated in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Sharks, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
10/12/2017 4:31pm
Okposo (illness) is a game-time decision for Thursday's game against San Jose, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
07/25/2017 6:27pm
Okposo (illness) penned an open letter Tuesday, thanking everyone for their support and expects to be ready for the start of the season. (rotowire.com)
07/20/2017 12:48pm
Okposo (concussion) hit the ice as part of DaBeauty League on Wednesday. (rotowire.com)
06/15/2017 10:44pm
General manager Jason Botterill says Okposo (concussion) "should be ready for camp," Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
05/16/2017 5:59pm
The Sabres expect Okposo to be available at the start of camp, Sportsnet reports. (rotowire.com)
05/12/2017 5:30pm
Okposo reportedly suffered a concussion in late March as well as an adverse reaction to medication to treat the injury that landed him in the neurological intensive care unit in a Buffalo hospital, The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/12/2017 2:43pm
The Sabres will not be making any updates on Okposo's illness anytime soon, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/07/2017 1:41pm
Okposo is making strides in his recovery from an undisclosed illness, the Associated Press reports. (rotowire.com)
04/05/2017 8:25pm
Okposo (illness) has been hospitalized and is in intensive care, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/05/2017 11:38am
Okposo (illness) will not return for the Sabres' last three games of the season, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/04/2017 12:56pm
Okposo (illness) did not participate in Tuesday's practice and he's seeking further medical opinion. (rotowire.com)
04/02/2017 12:54pm
Okposo (illness) will skip Sunday's game against the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
04/01/2017 12:01pm
Okposo was not on the ice for practice Saturday, leaving him doubtful to play in Sunday's home game versus the Islanders, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
03/30/2017 12:56pm
Okposo is still fighting an illness and did not partake in Thursday's practice, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
03/28/2017 5:36pm
Okposo (illness) is doubtful to play Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. (rotowire.com)
03/25/2017 11:07am
Okposo (ribs) will return Saturday, when the Sabres play host to the Maple Leafs. (rotowire.com)
03/23/2017 2:32pm
Okposo (ribs) returned to practice Thursday and has a solid shot to play Saturday against the Maple Leafs, barring any setbacks. (rotowire.com)
03/22/2017 1:49pm
Okposo (ribs) is skating again, The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
03/14/2017 8:21pm
Okposo (ribs) will not play Tuesday against the Sharks. (rotowire.com)
03/07/2017 11:29am
Okposo (ribs) remains week-to-week with and no return date set, WGR 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
03/04/2017 12:06pm
Okposo (ribs) is considered week-to-week. (rotowire.com)
03/03/2017 3:50pm
Okposo (rib cage) will miss both of this weekend's games, The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
03/03/2017 12:14pm
Okposo (ribs) was not on the ice Friday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
03/02/2017 9:45pm
Okposo suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game and won't return. (rotowire.com)
03/01/2017 1:14am
Okposo scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's overtime loss to Nashville -- his first multi-point game since Jan. 5. (rotowire.com)
02/07/2017 10:26am
Okposo contributed a primary assist Monday, but it wasn't enough as the Sabres lost to the Devils on the road, 2-1. (rotowire.com)
01/20/2017 11:34pm
Okposo scored the game-winning goal during Friday's overtime win against Detroit. (rotowire.com)
01/10/2017 12:28pm
Okposo, who leads the Sabres with 12 goals and 27 points, has been selected for the NHL All-Star Game. (rotowire.com)
01/06/2017 4:03am
Okposo had a power-play goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blackhawks. (rotowire.com)
12/21/2016 1:39pm
Despite skating 4 minutes on the power play and 18:26 overall, Okposo finished without a point for the second straight game in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Florida. (rotowire.com)
12/14/2016 4:04am
Okposo handed out three assists and went plus-3 in Tuesday's 6-3 victory over Los Angeles. (rotowire.com)
12/13/2016 6:46pm
Okposo (illness) is in the lineup for Tuesday's home matchup with the Kings, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
12/13/2016 12:31pm
Head coach Dan Bylsma said Okposo (illness) is feeling better and there's a good chance he'll be in the lineup Tuesday against the Kings. (rotowire.com)
12/12/2016 12:01pm
Okposo (undisclosed) was not on the ice for practice Monday morning, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
12/10/2016 7:03am
Okposo scored a power-play goal and recorded two shots on net during Friday's loss to Washington. (rotowire.com)
11/29/2016 10:50pm
Okposo registered two power-play points -- a tally and assist -- and took five shots on goal during Tuesday's 5-4 win against the Senators. (rotowire.com)
11/22/2016 12:55am
Okposo scored a goal and an assist with the man advantage during Monday's win over the Flames. (rotowire.com)
11/06/2016 1:10am
Okposo deposited the game-tying goal in Saturday's road win over the Senators. (rotowire.com)
10/30/2016 5:45pm
Okposo had two goals in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Jets. (rotowire.com)
10/16/2016 5:17pm
Okposo (knee) is good to go for Sunday's contest with the Oilers, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/14/2016 1:54pm
Okposo (knee) will "likely" play his first game as a Sabre on Sunday against Edmonton. (rotowire.com)
10/12/2016 12:56pm
Okposo will not play Thursday against Montreal, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/11/2016 1:41pm
Okposo (knee) didn't practice with the team Tuesday but did skate. He remains questionable for the opener. (rotowire.com)
10/11/2016 11:19am
Okposo (knee) was not on the ice for practice Tuesday, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/09/2016 1:28pm
Coach Dan Bylsma indicated Sunday that Okposo (knee) is "uncertain" for the opener Thursday against Montreal, Bill Hoppe of The Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
10/07/2016 11:03am
The Sabres aren't sure when Okposo will return to the ice after taking a puck to an unpadded part of the knee. (rotowire.com)
10/03/2016 2:27pm
Okposo took a shot to the knee Monday at practice and will have to see a doctor, Paul Hamilton of WGR 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
07/01/2016 12:33pm
Okposo signed a seven-year, million contract with the Sabres on Friday, ESPN reports. (rotowire.com)
06/25/2016 12:51pm
The Red Wings are one of five teams actively pursuing Okposo, a pending unrestricted free agent, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports, citing a league source. (rotowire.com)
06/18/2016 8:08pm
Okposo is very likely to find a new home in free agency this summer, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. (rotowire.com)
05/13/2016 12:03pm
Okposo has a chance to test the open market as an unrestricted free agent this summer, but Islanders general manager Garth Snow wishes to retain him, Newsday reports. (rotowire.com)
05/06/2016 11:36pm
Okposo's power-play marker was the lone goal for the Islanders in Friday's 2-1 overtime loss to Tampa in Game 4. (rotowire.com)
04/18/2016 10:12am
Okposo registered a pair of assists and fired three shots on goal in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Panthers. (rotowire.com)
04/14/2016 11:28pm
Okposo found twine, tacking on an assist, two PIM and two hits in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Panthers in Game 1. (rotowire.com)
04/10/2016 5:16pm
Okposo is among the Islanders slated to be rested Sunday against the Flyers. (rotowire.com)
04/09/2016 7:24pm
Okposo (personal) is listed as being in the lineup Saturday night against the Sabres. (rotowire.com)
04/09/2016 1:37pm
Okposo could be a healthy scratch for the games Saturday and/or Sunday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports (rotowire.com)
04/07/2016 10:29pm
Okposo picked up a power-play assist and an empty-net assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
04/04/2016 11:41pm
Okposo tallied two assists in Monday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay. (rotowire.com)
03/27/2016 1:03am
Okposo lit the lamp and added three hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Hurricanes. (rotowire.com)
03/22/2016 2:04am
Okposo netted the team's lone goal in Monday's loss to the Flyers. (rotowire.com)
03/16/2016 2:45am
Okposo scored a power-play goal in the third period of Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Penguins, extending his point streak to three games. (rotowire.com)
03/06/2016 10:37pm
Okposo scored a power-play goal and added a helper in a 6-4 victory over the Rangers on Sunday. (rotowire.com)
03/04/2016 1:07am
Okposo registered a plus-2 rating, as he scored the game-winning goal and tallied an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win against the Jets. (rotowire.com)
02/22/2016 8:23pm
Okposo and the Islanders have had no talks regarding a new contract, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. (rotowire.com)
02/08/2016 12:01am
Okposo tallied a hat-trick and also provided an assist in Sunday's win over the Oilers. (rotowire.com)
01/23/2016 1:29am
Okposo scored a goal and added a helper Friday versus the Senators. (rotowire.com)
01/09/2016 12:05pm
As expected, Okposo (illness) will play Saturday against the Flyers. (rotowire.com)
01/08/2016 7:22pm
Okposo missed practice Friday due to an illness. (rotowire.com)
01/03/2016 10:47pm
Okposo scored a pair of goals and assisted on another in Sunday's win over the Stars. (rotowire.com)
12/27/2015 11:50am
Okposo (lower body) will return to the lineup for Sunday's game against the Maple Leafs, Owen O'Brien of Newsday reports. (rotowire.com)
12/27/2015 10:53am
Okposo (lower body) is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Maple Leafs, Shannon Hogan of MSG Networks reports. (rotowire.com)
12/23/2015 11:14pm
Okposo (lower body) may not be able to return immediately after the holiday break, reports Newsday. (rotowire.com)
12/18/2015 3:51pm
Okposo is dealing with a lower-body injury that will keep him out for the next two games, per Oilers coach Jack Capuano. (rotowire.com)
12/13/2015 12:48am
Okposo factored in all of the Islanders goals in a 3-2 overtime win over the Blue Jackets. He scored two goals, including the game winner in overtime, and added an assist. (rotowire.com)
12/09/2015 11:36am
Okposo grabbed an assist and a shootout goal against the Flyers on Monday. (rotowire.com)
11/27/2015 8:49pm
Okposo and the Islanders are not currently involved in contract negotiations, reports the Islanders Point Blank. (rotowire.com)
11/20/2015 10:45pm
Okposo scored an assist in Friday's 5-3 loss to Montreal to extend his points streak to four games. (rotowire.com)
11/16/2015 11:07pm
Okposo collected three assists, skated to a plus-2 and fired three shots on goal in Monday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes. (rotowire.com)
10/27/2015 1:49am
Okposo set up a pair of goals in a 4-0 win over the Flames on Monday. (rotowire.com)
10/25/2015 1:01am
Okposo potted a power-play goal, but he finished minus-2 in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blues. (rotowire.com)
10/17/2015 11:58pm
Okposo was terrific against the Sharks on Saturday night, producing a game-winning goal and two assists in the 6-3 win. (rotowire.com)
10/16/2015 1:14am
Okposo scored his first goal of the season Thursday, putting a puck past Nashville's Pekka Rinne in a 4-3 comeback victory. (rotowire.com)
10/12/2015 7:00pm
Okposo set up a pair of goals in Monday's 4-2 win over the visiting Jets. (rotowire.com)