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Kyle Okposo
G A Pts
19 26 45
Team: Buffalo Sabres Height: 6-0 Born: 4/16/1988
Position: RWWeight: 218 Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota

Latest News
Mar. 28 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST0:17 UAE (+1)16:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo (illness) sat out Tuesday in Columbus.
Analysis: Okposo returned from a 10-game absence due to a rib injury to collect two assists in Saturday's win over Toronto before going without a point Monday against Florida.
Mar. 2 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET3:59 GMT11:59 8:59 PM MST10:59 PM EST7:59 UAE (+1)22:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo returned from a 10-game absence to collect two assists in Saturday's win over Toronto.
Analysis: The key forward picked up right where he left off in his first game in three weeks. Okposo also notched a pair of points in each of his previous two games prior to being sidelined.
Feb. 28 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)21:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had a goal with an assist Tuesday.
Analysis: This snapped a three-game point drought.
Feb. 18 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET20:34 GMT4:34 1:34 PM MST3:34 PM EST0:34 UAE (+1)15:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had an assist Saturday against St. Louis.
Analysis: He's recorded a point in eight of his last nine games, totaling three goals and five assists in that span.
Feb. 13 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST19:49 UAE10:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo scored in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Canucks.
Analysis: Okposo has three goals and three assists during a six-game point streak. The Sabres are at Ottawa on Tuesday, and Okposo has notched a point in all four games against the Senators this season, tallying three goals and an assist.
Feb. 9 6:09 PM PT7:09 PM MT8:09 PM CT9:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)21:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had an assist Thursday against Anaheim to give him a point in four straight games.
Analysis: He has two goals and two assists in that span.
Feb. 5 6:34 AM PT7:34 AM MT8:34 AM CT9:34 AM ET14:34 GMT22:34 7:34 AM MST9:34 AM EST18:34 UAE9:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo scored his 16th goal and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.
Analysis: He's scored four goals over an eight-game stretch.
Jan. 21 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST21:06 UAE12:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo scored with 26 remaining in overtime to lift the Sabres to Friday's 3-2 win over Detroit.
Analysis: The top-line wing has now scored in back-to-back contests after going five consecutive games without a goal. Buffalo's leader with 14 goals and 30 points, Okposo is on a three-game point streak and has five goals over his last 11 outings.
Jan. 6 9:20 AM PT10:20 AM MT11:20 AM CT12:20 PM ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST21:20 UAE12:20 ETNaN:� BRT - The resurgent Okposo recorded a goal and an assist during Thursday's overtime loss at Chicago.
Analysis: Buffalo's high-priced free-agent addition now has three goals and two assists over a four-game point streak. Okposo had gone five straight games without a point prior to that stretch and had just nine goals and 22 points through his first 33 games as a Sabre.
Dec. 29 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST7:17 UAE (+1)22:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo ended a seven-game goal drought with his 10th of the season Thursday against Boston.
Analysis: Okposo, who had gone five straight games without a point, is right about on pace to match the 22 goals he had last season with the Islanders, but is far off the 64 points he had.
Dec. 13 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)21:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo assisted on three of the Sabres' six goals Tuesday.
Analysis: He has 11 points in his last 10 games and a team-high 21 points this season. Okposo played after missing Monday's practice due to illness.
Dec. 13 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST21:11 UAE12:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo is feeling better after being under the weather and will play Tuesday against the Kings.
Analysis: Okposo missed Monday's practice. He leads the Sabres with nine goals and 18 points.
Dec. 1 6:07 PM PT7:07 PM MT8:07 PM CT9:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)21:07 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had an assist Thursday.
Analysis: He has two goals and four assists over his last five games.
Nov. 22 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST19:32 UAE10:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had a goal and an assist in the Sabres' 4-2 win over the Flames on Monday.
Analysis: Okposo snapped a seven-game goalless drought.
Nov. 5 6:25 PM PT7:25 PM MT8:25 PM CT9:25 PM ET1:25 GMT9:25 6:25 PM MST8:25 PM EST5:25 UAE (+1)21:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo scored Saturday.
Analysis: He has four goals in his last five games after scoring once in his first five.
Oct. 31 8:05 AM PT9:05 AM MT10:05 AM CT11:05 AM ET15:05 GMT23:05 8:05 AM MST10:05 AM EST19:05 UAE11:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo recorded his first two-goal game in a Sabres uniform to help his new team defeat Winnipeg on Sunday.
Analysis: Buffalo is getting its money's worth from the high-priced free-agent acquisition so far. Okposo has scored in back-to-back contests and has put up four goals and three assists through his first seven games.
Oct. 29 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST23:23 UAE15:23 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo scored a power-play goal Saturday.
Analysis: He has two goals and three assists in his first six games with Buffalo.
Oct. 17 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET13:40 GMT21:40 6:40 AM MST8:40 AM EST17:40 UAE9:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Okposo had a goal with an assist Sunday.
Analysis: This was Okposo's Buffalo debut after missing the opener with a sore knee. He should be a solid, not great, fantasy option this season.
Oct. 12 11:28 AM PT12:28 PM MT1:28 PM CT2:28 PM ET18:28 GMT2:28 11:28 AM MST1:28 PM EST22:28 UAE14:28 ET15:28 BRT - Okposo is expected to miss Thursday's season opener against Montreal due to a bruised knee.
Analysis: Okposo, Buffalo's marquee free-agent pickup during the offseason, hasn't skated for more than a week, so there's a chance his Sabres debut gets further delayed.
July 1 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST20:11 UAE12:11 ET13:11 BRT - The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign Okposo to a seven-year, $42 million contract.
Analysis: The 28-year-old Okposo has eight-plus seasons of NHL experience, is a three-time 20-goal-scorer and regarded as one of the top players available in free agency. Last year, he finished third on the Islanders with 22 goals, and second with 64 points. In Buffalo, Okposo immediately becomes a top-line forward on a team that has spent the past two years rebuilding through youth.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2007-08 NYI 9 2 3 5 3 2 1 0 1 15 13.33
2008-09 NYI 65 18 21 39 -6 36 9 0 3 165 10.91
2009-10 NYI 80 19 33 52 -22 34 4 0 4 249 7.63
2010-11 NYI 38 5 15 20 3 40 0 0 2 72 6.94
2011-12 NYI 79 24 21 45 -15 46 3 0 2 152 15.79
2012-13 NYI 48 4 20 24 -2 38 0 0 0 101 3.96
2013-14 NYI 71 27 42 69 -9 51 5 0 4 195 13.85
2014-15 NYI 60 18 33 51 -8 12 6 0 2 195 9.23
2015-16 NYI 79 22 42 64 -4 51 7 0 4 202 10.89
2016-17 Buf 65 19 26 45 -7 24 7 0 2 156 12.18
Career 594 158 256 414 -67 334 42 0 24 1502 10.52

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2012-13 NYI 6 3 1 4 -1 5 0 1 1 14 21.43
2014-15 NYI 7 2 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 16 12.50
2015-16 NYI 11 2 6 8 -3 4 1 0 0 44 4.55
Career 24 7 8 15 -3 11 1 1 1 74 9.46

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