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Kyle Okposo

Kyle Okposo

Team Number: 9
Birth Date: 04/14/1988
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200lbs.
Position: Forward
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TURNED PRO & PLAYS FOR THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Kyle Okposo was born on April 14, 1988 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He joined the University of Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey team in 2006 season for his freshman season.

Kyle Okposo played in 18 games his sophomore season at the University of Minnesota before deciding to leave the team for the New York Islanders organization. He tallied 11 points on six goals for the Gophers. Okposo appeared in 33 games his freshman season and scored 37 points on 17 goals.

Before Gophers hockey, Kyle Okposo played 50 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. In 50 games, Okposo compiled 58 points on 27 goals and 56 penalty minutes. In that season he was awarded with the USHL playoffs most valuable player and rookie of the year honors. Kyle Okposo was drafted seventh overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders.

Kyle Okposo currently plays for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.



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