Kyle Okposo

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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
October 02, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Kyle Okposo's tenure with the Buffalo Sabres has been a wild roller coaster ride as he enters his third season with the team. On July 1, 2016, the Sabres signed Okposo to a seven-year contract worth $42 million, making him one of the highest paid players on the roster. This after he had spent parts...
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Pat Malacaro
September 22, 2018 - 7:09 pm
A third period power play goal was enough to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. The Sabres got off to the quick lead as Kyle Okposo took the shot after Sam Reinhart won the offensive zone face-off and provided the screen in front...
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Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Kyle Okposo left in April, he said he must demand more from himself and was looking forward to working out in the summer the way he knew he can. If you remember last summer, Okposo didn’t know if he’d ever play hockey or be normal again after a bout with Altered Mental...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:42 pm
The Buffalo Sabres went toe-to-toe with the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night, but came up short by a 7-5 score at Amalie Arena. It was an exciting start to the game as Casey Mittelstadt and Alex Nylander both scored their first career NHL goals within minutes of each other. The...
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April 04, 2018 - 9:28 pm
The Buffalo Sabres capped off the home portion of their 2017-18 schedule with a loss at the hands of the Ottawa Senators by a final score of 4-2. Despite scoring just 30-seconds into the contest, Buffalo was bested from that point on as Ottawa responded just over two minutes later, and added three...
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March 31, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Jack Eichel tied a franchise record with five assists and Sam Reinhart notched his second career hat-trick in the Buffalo Sabres' 7-4 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Three of Buffalo's goals came during the same power play, which came about after a serious injury to Victor Antipin...
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March 31, 2018 - 6:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres socked the Nashville Predators in the mouth on Saturday as they rallied in a big way for a decisive 7-4 win on the road. Finding themselves down 4-3 in the second period, a gruesome hit from Predators forward Scott Hartnell on a defenseless Victor Antipin left the Sabres...
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Paul Hamilton
March 28, 2018 - 2:02 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Each season, local writers in every NHL city nominate a player for the Bill Masterton Trophy. Buffalo’s chapter nominated Kyle Okposo. You might recall Okposo wound up in neuro ICU at the end of last season after suffering a concussion. He was so bad, there was genuine...
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Howard Simon
March 27, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Casey Mittelstadt must be really good. He's already accomplished something I didn't think was possible. I'm excited at the prospect of watching a Buffalo Sabres game in the next two weeks. The sole reason is the expected Sabres debut of Mittelstadt at home against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday...
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Paul Hamilton
March 27, 2018 - 11:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres' nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy is Kyle Okposo. The trophy is given to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The local chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association voted on the...
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