Alex Tuch Should Be Next Buffalo Sabres Captain

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The Buffalo Sabres have been without a singular captain since the start of the 2021-22 season. Jack Eichel was stripped of the captaincy before the season and Zemgus Girgensons and Kyle Okposo were alternate captains. The Sabres did have a better season than expected, but are still without a captain. However, there’s one logical choice […] READ MORE


Player Development of Top-10 Picks, Part 10

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Buffalo Sabres

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo Leaves Game Due to Nasty Ear Injury

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Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo has left the game against the Washington Capitals Thursday night after being struck in the head with the puck. Injury update: Kyle Okposo will not return to tonight’s game. — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) April 16, 2021 The forward was apparently hit in the ear with a hard dump-in attempt from teammate […] READ MORE


Injured Kyle Okposo Doesn’t Travel On Buffalo Sabres Road Trip

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Buffalo Sabres interim coach Don Granato announced that forward Kyle Okposo did not travel on the team’s four-game road trip. Okposo is unavailable due to an undisclosed injury, which the Sabres are awaiting further evaluation on. The news broke during Buffalo’s pre-game roster announcements for their Monday night showdown with the New York Rangers. Sabres […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Announce Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Injuries

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The Buffalo Sabres Coach Ralph Krueger announced today that forwards Curtis Lazar and Kyle Okposo are both day-to-day after sustaining lower-body injuries. This means that both players are likely to miss the beginning of the 2020-21 NHL regular season. Buffalo Sabres Injuries: Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Ralph Krueger said that Curtis Lazar and Kyle […] READ MORE




New York Islanders Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the New York Islanders Team of the Decade lineup. New York Islanders […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo Out Saturday

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The Buffalo Sabres announced that forward Kyle Okposo is sidelined for Saturday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with an upper-body injury. Team doctors will evaluate him on Friday. The Sabres have announced the following updates for today's practice. pic.twitter.com/YKhZgc8J1x — Sabres PR (@SabresPR) January 31, 2020 Kyle Okposo Injured Okposo sustained the injury in […] READ MORE