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Position
RW
 
Jersey
21
Name  Kyle Okposo
Born  4/16/1988
Height  6-0
Weight  217
Shoots  R
12/13/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the game-tying power-play goal on Saturday as the Islanders rallied to beat the Blackhawks, 3-2.
Insight: Okposo cleaned up a loose rebound to score his seventh goal of the season and tie the game with under 10 minutes left. Less than a minute later, Lubomir Visnovsky scored the game-winner. Okposo has 20 assists to go with those seven goals.
 
12/11/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo recorded two points and five shots on goal during Thursday's loss to the Blues.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, long with a plus-one rating on the night. Okposo now has six goals and 25 points through 29 games.
 
11/21/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the game-winning goal in the shootout to defeat the Penguins, 5-4, on Friday.
Insight: Unfortunately, fantasy owners don't get create for that goal. In regulation and overtime, Okposo had no points and posted a minus-one rating. He has five goals and 13 assists in 19 games this season.
 
10/23/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the first of two New York goals in the second period in a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday.
Insight: Okposo has three goals and six assists this season. He was plus-one with five shots on goal Thursday.
 
10/16/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo notched his second goal of the season against the Sharks.
Insight: He also scored in the shootout, and has helped the Islanders to a 4-0-0 start. Owners, get Okposo into your lineups.
 
9/30/2014 6:59:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo will have a chance to score 30 goals this year.
Insight: It took a few extra years to develop, but Okposo has become a true star winger playing alongside John Tavares. Okposo creates space for Tavares, who also compliments Okposo perfectly to make him better. Okposo scored 27 goals and 69 points last year. If Tavares is healthy the entire season, expect Okposo to hit those numbers again or even exceed them.
 
4/8/2014 4:50:00 PM
Description: New York right wing Kyle Okposo (lower body) will not play Tuesday against Ottawa, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Okposo (27 G, 42 A) hasn't played since March 25 due to a lower-body injury and could be done for the season.
 
4/5/2014 11:59:00 AM
Description: New York right wing Kyle Okposo is doubtful for Saturday's game against Washington due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Okposo (27 G, 42 A) hasn't played since March 25 due to a lower-body injury. Only a -9 rating hurts his fantasy value.
 
4/2/2014 6:27:00 PM
Description: New York right wing Kyle Okposo is not expected to play Wednesday, according to the Islanders on Twitter.
Insight: Okposo (27 G, 42 A) hasn't played since March 25 due to a lower-body injury. Josh Bailey has been playing in his place on the top line and generated four points in the last four games.
 
4/1/2014 5:36:00 PM
Description: New York right wing Kyle Okposo will not play Tuesday, according to the Islanders on Twitter.
Insight: Okposo (27 G, 42 A) hasn't played since March 25 due to a lower-body injury.
 
3/21/2014 9:20:00 PM
Description: New York right wing Kyle Okposo left Friday's practice with a lower-body injury. SOURCE: Islanders.com
Insight: That leaves him questionable for Sunday's game against the Blue Jackets. Okposo is tied for sixth in the league in scoring with 69 points in 69 games this season.
 
Hot3/14/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo had two assists Friday against the Sharks.
Insight: Okposo's stock was hurt when John Tavares suffered a season-ending injury, but he's recorded a goal and five assists his last three games. The ascension of rookie Anders Lee to the top line should help both Frans Nielsen and Okposo, as Lee has nine points in eight games since the team called him up.
 
Hot2/2/2014 10:10:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo has produced at least one point per game in three of the four months this season.
Insight: Okposo collected 35 points (18 goals) across 29 games combined in December and January. His next goal will be his 25th, setting a new career high, and he already has a career-high 58 points in 56 games this season.
 
Hot1/20/2014 8:40:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo came through with two points (both on the power play) Monday against the Flyers.
Insight: Okposo scored a goal, picked up an assist and got into a fight to complete the Gordie Howe hat trick. The 25-year-old has 49 points (20 goals) in 50 games, just three points away from his career high.
 
Hot1/12/2014 9:32:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo found the net twice Sunday in a win over Dallas.
Insight: He was +3 for the game. Okposo is having a terrific year. His next goal will be his 20th of the season. In 2012, he didn't score his 20th goal until March 31st.
 
1/7/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Kyle Okposo scored his 17th goal of the season in his return to the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Okposo missed Monday's game after his wife gave birth to their first child. The winger is attached to a dominant center in John Tavares and has 43 points in 44 games. The 25-year-old's career high is 52.
 
1/6/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Kyle Okposo is not on the ice for pre-game warmups and is not expected to play Monday, according to Dan Rosen of nhl.com.
Insight: Okposo's wife gave birth to their first child on Monday. He has been a huge offensive weapon this season with 16 goals and 26 assists in 43 games and will probably only miss one contest.
 
1/6/2014 1:59:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Kyle Okposo will be a game-time decision.
Insight: Okposo's wife is expecting and they were at the hospital Sunday night. Okposo has been a huge offensive weapon this season with 16 goals and 26 assists in 43 games. He's a must start if dressed.
 
Hot1/2/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Kyle Okposo had two points, including the game-winning goal, Thursday in an overtime win over Chicago.
Insight: Okposo has recorded at least one point in eight straight games and multiple points in three straight. The 25-year-old is going to blow away his career-high 52 points this season, as he already has 42 in 42 games.
 
Hot12/23/2013 10:07:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Kyle Okposo has recorded a point in four straight games and six of his last seven.
Insight: He's scored four goals in that span. Okposo, who has the good fortune of playing with John Tavares, has 12 goals and 33 points in 38 games after scoring a goal Monday against Detroit.
 

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