Kyle Okposo

Age 33 Apr 16, 1988
St. Paul USA
Right Wing shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
216 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2015
Agent Pat Brisson
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2006
Drafted Overall 7
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New York Islanders

Transaction History
May 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (face) told reporters he didn't suffer any concussion symptoms related to his facial injury and is looking ahead to the upcoming season, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo underwent season-ending surgery to repair a broken bone in his cheek Saturday.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (face) won't return to Thursday's game after taking a puck to the face, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo contributed two assists Wednesday in a 6-1 win over the Flyers.
Mar 27, 2021 Activated Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (upper body) has been activated off injured reserve and will return to the lineup Saturday against Boston, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (upper body) isn't expected to be available for the final three games of the Sabres' current four-game road trip, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Mar 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (upper body) will not be available for Monday's game against the Rangers, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo scored Buffalo's only goal in Thursday's 4-1 loss to Boston.
Mar 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo produced an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Flyers.
Feb 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo has yet to find the scoresheet in 10 appearances this season.
Jan 24, 2021 Activated Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) was activated from injured reserve Sunday.
Jan 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) is expected to make his season debut Sunday against the Capitals.
Jan 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) won't play Friday against Washington, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) will join the Sabres' on their two-game road trip to Washington, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) won't travel for the two-game road trip against the Flyers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Friday's game versus Washington and could be sidelined for three to four more days, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's clash with the Capitals, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision versus Washington on Thursday, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Kyle Okposo | Okposo (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day ahead of Thursday's season opener versus Washington, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Feb 13, 2020 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated RW Kyle Okposo from injured reserve.
Dec 7, 2019 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated RW Kyle Okposo from injured reserve.
Feb 25, 2019 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated RW Kyle Okposo from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2016 Buffalo Sabres | signed RW Kyle Okposo to a seven-year, $42 million contract.
May 25, 2011 New York Islanders | (Kyle Okposo) Agreed to terms on a five-year contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Kyle Okposo
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres 35 2 11 13 -1 0 416 44.80 40.20 -6.50 44.30 -2.90 0.14 1.30
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2002-2003 Shattuck St. Mary's 14U AAA 14U AAA 75 75 101 176 104
2003-2004 Shattuck St. Mary's 18U Prep USHS-Prep 71 46 53 99 46
2004-2005 Shattuck St. Mary's 18U Prep USHS-Prep 65 47 45 92 72
2004-2005 USA U17 WHC-17 5 2 2 4 2
Draft Yr 2005-2006 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 50 27 31 58 56 Playoffs 11 5 11 16 0
Draft Yr 2005-2006 USA U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 4 3 7 10
2006-2007 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 40 19 21 40 34
2006-2007 USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 12
2007-2008 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 18 7 4 11 6
2007-2008 USA U20 WJC-20 6 1 5 6 2
2007-2008 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 35 9 19 28 12
2007-2008 New York Islanders NHL 9 2 3 5 2 118 80.00 48.50 0.22 45.23 2.21 0.51 1.53
2008-2009 New York Islanders NHL 65 18 21 39 36 820 45.61 46.64 -1.61 45.89 0.25 0.59 1.61
2008-2009 USA WC 9 2 3 5 10
2009-2010 New York Islanders NHL 80 19 33 52 34 1,041 40.00 50.26 0.65 49.73 3.29 0.75 1.56
2009-2010 USA WC 6 1 2 3 0
2010-2011 New York Islanders NHL 38 5 15 20 40 486 60.47 58.11 14.66 53.53 9.20 0.62 1.61
2011-2012 New York Islanders NHL 79 24 21 45 46 1,150 47.47 50.56 3.42 48.46 1.87 1.04 1.88
2011-2012 USA WC 8 2 1 3 0
2012-2013 New York Islanders NHL 48 4 20 24 38 704 50.77 50.84 -2.14 50.63 0.56 0.34 1.79 Playoffs 6 3 1 4 0
2013-2014 New York Islanders NHL 71 27 42 69 51 1,098 51.72 49.59 3.33 48.98 1.29 1.04 2.62
2014-2015 New York Islanders NHL 60 18 33 51 12 904 48.78 55.41 -0.10 54.91 2.11 0.73 2.12 Playoffs 7 2 1 3 0
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 79 22 42 64 51 1,125 51.19 51.47 3.92 50.92 1.43 0.59 1.81 Playoffs 11 2 6 8 0
2016-2017 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 19 26 45 24 953 49.23 48.26 -1.98 46.88 -0.07 0.69 1.20
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 15 29 44 40 975 38.16 42.82 -3.44 44.80 -1.61 0.49 1.29
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 14 15 29 41 902 49.18 45.13 -3.28 47.70 -2.80 0.47 1.13
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 52 9 10 19 28 611 50.00 51.50 5.50 50.30 2.40 0.79 1.67
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 35 2 11 13 0 416 44.80 40.20 -6.50 44.30 -2.90 0.14 1.30
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Pat Brisson
Standard Contract | 7 Years $42,000,000 7.36% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $0
Total Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date May 26, 2011
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 5 Years $14,000,000 4.35% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
UFA
AAV $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date December 20, 2007
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $5,100,000 1.69% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $850,000 $821,667 $821,667 $821,667
RFA
AAV $1,700,000 $1,671,667 $1,671,667 $1,671,667
Performance Bonuses $0 $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $0 $765,000 $765,000 $765,000
Signing Bonuses $85,000 $85,000 $85,000 $0
Total Salary $0 $850,000 $850,000 $765,000
Minors Salary $0 $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year