Kyle Okposo

Kyle Okposo

Kyle Okposo, an ice hockey player serves as the captain and right winger, for the Buffalo Sabres in the National Hockey League. Throughout his time with the Sabres Okposo has been known for his work and leadership qualities showcasing his determination and skill on the ice. On an evening where he reached a milestone shared by only a select few Kyle Okposo's legacy within the NHL was solidified even further embodying the values of resilience and greatness that are synonymous, with the sport of hockey.


Kyle Okposo Profile

  • Team: Buffalo Sabres | #21
  • Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight: 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
  • Born: April 16, 1988
  • Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 7th overall, 2006
  • Playing career: 2007–present

When the Buffalo Sabres hit the ice at the KeyBank Center it wasn't a game night. It was a moment a milestone, in Kyle Okposo's career as the captain of the team and a key player in their offensive strategy.

Okposo, a winger known in the National Hockey League made history by playing his 1,000th game on November 14, 2023.

Despite the score—a 5 2 loss to the Boston Bruins—this evening honored Okposo's lasting impact on NHL. His time, with the Sabres has been marked by achievements especially when he signed a seven-year contract of $42 million with Buffalo on July 1, 2016. This deal highlighted his importance to the team and his dedication to leading them towards success.

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Kyle Okposo's 1,000th NHL Game

Kyle Okposo's 1,000th NHL Game