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Kyle Okposo | Winger | #21

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 218
College: Minnesota
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (7) / NYI
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Kyle Okposo netted a goal in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to Washington Monday night.
Zemgus Girgensons also scored a goal for the Sabres. Rasmus Ristolainen, Derek Grant, William Carrier, and Ryan O'Reilly each recorded an assist. Dec 5 - 10:32 PM

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Kyle Okposo picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 win against Ottawa.

Both of his points came on the power play. Okposo has seven goals and eight helpers after 21 games this season.
Nov 30 - 9:50 AM

Forward Kyle Okposo scored a goal and added an assist in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-2 victory over the visiting Calgary Flames Monday night.

Okposo's goal was his sixth of the season and it snapped a seven-game goalless slump. His assist also was his sixth. He recorded his assist on Matt Moulson's seventh goal of the season. Also scoring for the Sabres were Johan Larsson (third) and Marcus Foligno (fourth). The Sabres trailed 1-0 after the first period but Okposo, Larsson and Moulson all scored on power plays within less than two minutes in the second period.
Nov 21 - 9:37 PM

Kyle Okposo registered an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to St. Louis.

He ranks first on the Sabres with 10 points in 15 games. Okposo is also second on the club with five goals, but he hasn't found the back of the net in the past five contests.
Nov 16 - 9:38 AM

Kyle Okposo has notched just one goal and one assist in the past seven games.

"I put a lot of pressure on myself to produce, and the puck's just not going in right now," he said. Still, Okposo is tied with Ryan O'Reilly for the team lead in scoring with nine points.
Nov 14 - 9:32 AM

Kyle Okposo popped a pair of goals during Sunday's 3-1 win over the Jets.

That's consecutive games now with goals for Okposo, who now has four goals and seven points in seven games on the season. He's a must-start in all formats.
Oct 30 - 5:44 PM

Kyle Okposo recorded his first power play goal of the season during Saturday's 3-0 win over the Panthers.

Okposo now has two goals and five points in six games thus far, leaving little room to quibble about his contract signed over the summer.
Oct 29 - 6:13 PM

Kyle Okposo led the Sabres with six shots on goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to Vancouver.

All of those shots came in the first two periods, but he was unable to beat Canucks netminder Jacob Markstrom. It was his first game without a point this season. Okposo has one goal and two helpers in three outings with Buffalo.
Oct 21 - 7:48 AM

Kyle Okposo potted a goal in his Buffalo debut and added an assist in a 6-2 win over Edmonton on Sunday night.

He lit the lamp just 2:37 into the first period and picked up a helper on Ryan O'Reilly's power-play marker shortly later. Okposo had to sit out Thursday's opener against Montreal because of a bruised knee.
Oct 17 - 9:41 AM

Kyle Okposo will make his Sabres debut on Sunday night against the Oilers.

Okposo is a must-start in all formats, especially against an Edmonton team who does not boast great defense or goaltending. He skated on Buffalo's top line with Ryan O'Reilly and Sam Reinhart in Saturday's practice.
Source: Adam Gretz
Oct 16 - 2:43 PM

The Sabres are confident that Kyle Okposo will be able to play against the Oilers Sunday night.

Okposo missed the Sabres' opening night loss Thursday due to a knee injury but looks as if he will be good to go on Sunday. Okposo will line up alongside Ryan O'Reilly and Sam Reinhart. Get ready to activate him.
Oct 16 - 9:12 AM

Kyle Okposo (knee) was able to participate in Friday's practice.

Okposo is optimistic about his chances of playing on Sunday. That would be a nice break for the Sabres after losing Jack Eichel (ankle) and Evander Kane (ribs) to significant injuries.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 14 - 4:52 PM

Kyle Okposo (knee) skated with the Sabres Thursday morning.

That doesn't change the fact that Okposo will miss the Sabres' opener on Thursday. He might be available on Sunday though.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 13 - 1:57 PM

Kyle Okposo (knee) will not play in Thursday's home opener versus Montreal.

He hasn't been practicing or skating since taking a slapshot off his knee at practice last week. Okposo is considered day-to-day.
Oct 12 - 12:28 PM

Kyle Okposo (knee) didn't practice on Tuesday.

"He is getting better each day," coach Dan Bylsma said. "He also really hasn't skated for eight days, nine days now. That is a concern about that situation." Okposo may not be ready to play in Buffalo's opener on Thursday night.
Oct 11 - 5:13 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5Derek Grant
6William Carrier
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
9Brendan Guhle
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson