Kyle Okposo welcomed the opportunity to capitalize on a fortunate bounce in a season during which very little has gone right for the offensively challenged Buffalo Sabres. ''Yeah, hopefully that's a little gift from the hockey gods tonight for me and for the team,'' Okposo said after Buffalo snapped an 0-4-1 skid in beating the […]
Kyle Okposo wasn't mincing words when asked what message was being sent to the Buffalo Sabres' dressing room after veteran winger Matt Moulson was placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment Monday. “Get your sh– together,” he said, per John Vogl of the Buffalo News. The move comes with the Sabres mired in a […]
Buffalo Sabres winger Kyle Okposo took to the ice for Monday's game against New Jersey with a typo on the back of his jersey. (Image courtesy: NHL.tv) As you can see, there's an extra "o" after the opening two letters, and that's not OK. The error was eventually spotted and rectified. Kyle Okposo is getting […]
As Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski notes, 93 percent of NHL players identify as white. Laraque, a black former NHL player and Montreal native, made it clear that he doesn’t agree with the Penguins’ decision, as he told the Canadian Press.
Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo happily looks to the future now that he's fully recovered from concussion-related symptoms which nearly derailed his career in March. Saying he's not dwelling on the past, Okposo was eager to rejoin the Sabres after skating with numerous teammates for practice a little more than a week before the team […]
In a lengthy and heartfelt letter, Kyle Okposo thanked the hockey community – especially but not only Buffalo Sabres fans and teammates – for their support after his hospitalization. Okposo also shared some personal details about how a seemingly innocent hit affected his sleep and caused alarming weight loss, dropping him below 200 lbs. for […]
From the sound of things, Kyle Okposo‘s presence at “Da Beauty League” was a beautiful sight for Buffalo Sabres teammates, former teammates on the New York Islanders, and friends around the NHL. NHL.com’s Jessi Pierce was at that informal game, which apparently didn’t go well for Okposo’s team. While Pierce noted that Okposo wasn’t comfortable […]
Kyle Okposo‘s NHL brethren were thrilled to see him back on the ice. The Buffalo Sabres winger played his first game Wednesday night since an undisclosed illness forced him to be hospitalized in intensive care, and to miss the final six games of this past season. Okposo played in Da Beauty League, a summer tournament […]
Here’s some heartwarming hockey news for you: apparently Kyle Okposo is playing hockey tonight. Considering his late-season health scare, it was promising enough that the Buffalo Sabres expect him to be ready by training camp.
After a medical scare in April, Buffalo Sabres winger Kyle Okposo is expected to be ready for training camp. Okposo was hospitalized and kept in the Neuro Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Buffalo General Medical Center for under a week after reportedly enduring a harmful reaction to medication for a concussion. “From our standpoint, everything […]
A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that forward Kyle Okposo has visited the Buffalo Sabres’ facility for the first time in two months since he was hospitalized because of an undisclosed illness. The person says Okposo was in good spirits during the unannounced visit a few weeks ago and […]
A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that forward Kyle Okposo has visited the Buffalo Sabres' facility for the first time in two months since he was hospitalized because of an undisclosed illness. The person says Okposo was in good spirits during the unannounced visit a few weeks ago and […]