Fansided "When the New York Islanders picked Kyle Okposo with the seventh-overall selection in the 2006 NHL entry draft, this is the player that they were hoping for. The way he’s playing right now has been what they’ve been so patient for. Everyone knows that defensemen take longer to develop in this..." November 04
Vanek on the left side with Tavares and Okposo at practice.
Newsday "With two practices to go before Friday's season opener in Newark against the Metropolitan Division rival Devils Jack Capuano might yet juggle his top line again. But don't bet on it. That would mean Kyle Okposo will get the nod on opening night to play top-line right wing with Matt Moulson and..." October 02
New York Post "The Islanders-Penguins first-round playoff series features John Tavares and Sidney Crosby, two of the league’s elite centers, as well as a host of prolific scorers, from Matt Moulson to Evgeni Malkin and Jarome Iginla. But Kyle Okposo has been as effective as any of them, right up there with..." May 06
New York Post "If it's true that ignorance is bliss, maybe that begins to explain why Kyle Okposo became so distraught last season. The Islanders' winger and alternate captain is arguably the smartest man in the locker room — and would be in just about any locker room — so when he returned from shoulder..." January 16
New York Post "Brian Rafalski, who retired this week following an 11-year career as an upper- echelon defenseman with the Devils and Red Wings, once took considerably less money to stay in New Jersey than he would have received on the open market after a qualifying-offer snafu would have set him free. It was..." May 29