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Kyle Okposo

  1. Get your game notes: Penguins at Isles

    Jan 23, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v New York Islanders

    That Vanek-Tavares-Okposo line has been pretty OK lately.

  2. NHL on NBCSN: Tavares’ hottest line in hockey faces Penguins

    Jan 23, 2014, 8:48 AM EDT

    New York Islanders' John Tavares (91) and Thomas Vanek (26) of Austria congratulate Kyle Okposo (21) on his goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Dallas. Okposo had two goals in the 4-2 Islanders win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    This game will feature the only two 60-plus point players in the league.

  3. Did you know Wayne Simmonds is the NHL’s leading scorer since Dec. 17?

    Jan 21, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

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    Tied with John Tavares in points, but gets the edge for having more goals.

  4. Okposo powers Isles’ surge to sixth straight win

    Jan 12, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    okposoap

    John Tavares figured in heavily, too, naturally.

  5. Crawford earns Blackhawks the single point in return to the net

    Jan 3, 2014, 12:32 AM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v New York Islanders

    Perhaps still in the Olympic conversation.

  6. Poile on U.S. Olympic team: ‘We expect to win’

    Jan 1, 2014, 7:54 PM EDT

    poilegetty

    The American (and Predators) GM explains the selection process.

  7. Sochi Snubs: Ryan heads list of U.S. Olympic omissions

    Jan 1, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

    BobbyRyan

    Four-time 30-goal scorer won silver for Team USA in 2010.

  8. PHT Morning Skate: OHL Spitfires beat Spirit in outdoor game

    Dec 30, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

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    DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 29 : A general view of the Windsor Spitfires against the Saginaw Spirit in Game One of the OHL Winter Classic at Comerica Park on December 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

    Monday’s collection of links.

  9. Tavares (lower body) out vs. New Jersey tonight

    Dec 28, 2013, 12:52 PM EDT

    John Tavares

    He had played in 246 consecutive games.

  10. Okposo, Tavares help Isles break 10-game skid

    Dec 11, 2013, 1:36 AM EDT

    okposogetty

    They beat the Sharks 3-2 via a shootout.

  11. Crosby’s two goals extend Isles’ skid to seven games

    Dec 3, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT

    crosbygetty

    Two consecutive OT defeats for the Isles, too.

  12. Okposo’s hot start has attracted Team USA’s attention

    Nov 24, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

    UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 29: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders skates against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 29, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    The national squad will be keeping an eye on him over the next few weeks.

  13. Vanek held off score sheet in Islanders debut

    Oct 30, 2013, 1:13 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v New York Islanders

    It’s just the first game.

  14. Tavares excited to play with ‘tremendous’ Vanek

    Oct 28, 2013, 2:23 PM EDT

    Vanek and Tavares

    “He’s been in the league and proven himself. He has a great skill set.”

  15. Isles name MacDonald alternate captain

    Oct 2, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

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    AndrewMacDonald

    He’ll serve alongside Kyle Okposo and John Tavares.

  16. Reinhart makes Isles’ opening-day roster

    Sep 30, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

    Griffin Reinhart, fourth overall pick by the New York Islanders, shakes hands during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(June 21, 2012 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    Young d-man can still be returned to junior.

  17. PHT Morning Skate: The day after fight night in Toronto

    Sep 23, 2013, 8:15 AM EDT

    Ryan Miller, Jonathan Bernier

    That and the links to start your day just ahead.

  18. Report: Tavares to be named Isles captain next week

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    John Tavares Press Conference

    He’ll become the 14th captain in franchise history.

  19. The Islanders’ future is happening right now

    Aug 26, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT

    John Tavares

    The youth are leading the way.

  20. Nabokov: I think Tavares is ready to be captain

    Aug 11, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT

    John Tavares

    “We knew last year that he was a leader, not just on the ice.”

  21. USA Hockey announces 48-player Olympic camp roster

    Jul 22, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

    Patrick Kane

    Goaltending and speed should be two major strengths.

  22. Woe Winnipeg: Burmistrov signs in KHL (Update: Jets respond)

    Jul 8, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT

    Alexander Burmistrov

    With his former club, Ak Bars Kazan.

  23. With Streit gone, is Tavares the next Isles captain?

    Jun 12, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT

    John Tavares Press Conference

    The 22-year-old was an alternate last season.

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