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Kyle Okposo

Born:April 16, 1988Draft:2006 Islanders, 7th Overall
Hometown:St. Paul, MN, USAPosition:RW/C
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:USACurrent Team:Buffalo Sabres

Kyle Henry Erovre Okposo (born April 16, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey right winger and alternate captain for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted seventh overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders, for whom he played from 2008 to 2016.

Kyle Okposo, Buffalo Sabres
Kyle Okposo, Buffalo Sabres (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Kyle Okposo Statistics

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Achievements

  • Des Moines Buccaneers Hall of Fame
  • USHL Clark Cup Champion — 2005-06
  • USHL Clark Cup MVP — 2005-06
  • USHL First All-Star Team — 2005-06
  • USHL Rookie of the Year — 2005-06
  • NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team — 2006-07
  • NCAA (WCHA) Champion — 2006-07
  • NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team — 2006-07
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2006-07
  • NHL All-Star Game — 2016-17
  • Alternate Captain (Islanders) — 2009-2016
  • Alternate Captain (Sabres) — 2017-2019; 2020-present

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