Islanders GM Snow: We'd Like To Keep Okposo, Nielsen, MartinThere could be several changes in store for the Islanders this offseason, but general manager Garth Snow said Thursday he wants to try to find a way to retain three of the team's longest-tenured players.
As Islanders Clean Out Lockers, Okposo, Nielsen And Martin Face Uncertain FuturesLongtime forwards Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin are all pending unrestricted free agents this offseason.
Okposo Scores Lone Shootout Goal As Isles Edge Hurricanes, 2-1Kyle Okposo scored the only goal of the shootout on Tuesday night as the New York Islanders helped their position in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Okposo's Hat Trick Lifts Islanders Past Oilers, 8-1Right winger Kyle Okposo scored a hat trick Sunday afternoon as the New York Islanders snapped out of a slump and moved back into playoff position in the Eastern Conference with an 8-1 rout of the Edmonton Oilers at Barclays Center.
Friedman: Islanders Need To Focus On Next Season, Not A Cup Run NowIt's looking more and more like 2015-16 is going to end up transition season rather than a step forward for the Islanders.
Friedman: Islanders Must Find Way To Keep Kyle Okposo In FoldIf you're not willing to pay one player, you're not going to be a competitive hockey team.
Okposo's 2nd Goal In OT Leads Islanders Past Blue JacketsRight winger Kyle Okposo scored two goals, including the overtime winner, to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night in Nationwide Arena.
Schwartz: Islanders' Kyle Okposo Helps Launch OYO Sports' New Hockey Rink SetsNew York Islanders winger Kyle Okposo was at the NHL Store in Manhattan on Wednesday night for an autograph signing, as part of an OYO Sports event to unveil their brand new hockey rink sets.
Capellini: Nielsen, Okposo Turning Up The Financial Heat On IslandersAt some point, the Islanders are going to have to make decisions on Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo. They won't be easy.
Okposo Scores Tie-Breaking Goal In 3rd, Islanders Go On To Beat San Jose 6-3Right winger Kyle Okposo scored a tiebreaking goal 4:18 into the third period as the New York Islanders defeated the San Jose Sharks 6-3 at Barclays Center on Saturday night.
Friedman: After Slow Start, Islanders Are Beginning To Rev Up The OffenseFour games are in the books, and since their awful performance in Chicago, the Islanders have rattled off a pair of wins in Brooklyn.
Friedman: Islanders Are A Playoff Team, But How Much More Remains To Be SeenDuring this pivotal transition year, the Islanders will try and deflect all of the the questions and distractions off the ice by playing well on it.