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Last Word on Hockey Nov 27, 2019
Buffalo Sabres Rasmus Dahlin Out Indefinitely Among Other Injuries

Buffalo Sabres Rasmus Dahlin Out Indefinitely Among Other Injuries

The Buffalo Sabres have announced a total of five skaters being out long-term today. The most significant absence, among other injuries, is that of of Rasmus Dahlin. The sophomore defenceman will be out indefinitely with a concussion suffered on Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Vladimir Sobotka will be out indefinitely after knee surgery, as well. Forward Evan Rodrigues will be out week-to-week following a lower-body injury suffered on Sunday. The Sabres list Tage Thompson and Kyle Okposo still out indefinitely. Sabres/Amerks injury report for Wednesday, November 27....
Silver Seven Nov 25, 2019
The Concussion Crisis, Player Safety, and more!

The Concussion Crisis, Player Safety, and more!

Photo by Sara Schmidle/NHLI via It’s the Monday Edition of Links, News, and Notes! Concussions in the NHL, and sports as a whole, are a hot-button issue right now, so today’s edition of LNN has a few important stories from that arena. There are fewer pressing issues in the world of sports right now than that of concussions and traumatic brain injuries. In hockey especially, we’re continuing to see an alarming trend of athletes playing through repeated concussions. Just recently, Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo was revealed to suffer his fourth concussion in just under two and a...
The Hockey Writers Nov 23, 2019

Canucks Have Options for Loui Eriksson

NHL general managers have long been fixated on signing big contracts on the first day of free agency in an attempt to kick-start their teams’ potential. From the shiny seven-year, $42 million deal Kyle Okposo signed during the 2016-17 offseason with the Buffalo Sabres to Andrew Ladd’s $38.5 million deal with the New York Islanders, […] The post Canucks Have Options for Loui Eriksson appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 19, 2019

Sabres Fortunate Eichel Is in the Fold

Things are looking good on the farm. As injuries continue to mount, the Buffalo Sabres’ organizational depth has been tested. With injuries to Marcus Johansson, Johan Larsson, Vladimir Sobotka and Kyle Okposo, opportunities have been offered to two Rochester Americans – Tage Thompson and Rasmus Asplund. Asplund appeared in games against the Ottawa Senators and […] The post Sabres Fortunate Eichel Is in the Fold appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 19, 2019

Sabres: Okposo’s Latest Concussion Could Be His Last

The play seemed innocent enough. With roughly five minutes left in the second period, Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo jumped over the boards to replace his man and took a single stride into the action. Hopefully, it won’t be the last stride of his NHL career. Unfortunately, Okposo skated directly into the path of Ottawa Senators […] The post Sabres: Okposo’s Latest Concussion Could Be His Last appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Nov 18, 2019
Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo and Marcus Johnasson to miss time

Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo and Marcus Johnasson to miss time

The Buffalo Sabers announced that forwards Kyle Okposo and Marcus Johansson will both miss time due to upper-body injuries. Okposo is listed as indefinite with another concussion. While Johansson's injury is more minor, deemed day-to-day. "Guys are working hard to find the right path, and it's a different kind of challenge. But it's a good one to get to know our ability to adjust and get to know our depth..." Coach Krueger addresses the current injuries: https://t.co/b51DdP84gn pic.twitter.com/QsX9WSS3Th — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) November 18, 2019 Kyle Okposo Injured This past...
The Hockey Writers Nov 18, 2019

Sabres’ Okposo out with 4th Concussion in Less Than 3 Years

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with his fourth concussion in a little more than 2 1/2 years. The Sabres provided the update in posting their weekly injury report Monday, two days after Okposo was hurt in a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. It happened with […] The post Sabres’ Okposo out with 4th Concussion in Less Than 3 Years appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
CBC News Nov 18, 2019
Sabres' Okposo sidelined by 4th concussion in 2-plus years

Sabres' Okposo sidelined by 4th concussion in 2-plus years

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with his fourth concussion in a little more than 2 1/2 years.
Sportsnet.ca Nov 18, 2019
Sabres’ Okposo out with fourth concussion in less than three years

Sabres’ Okposo out with fourth concussion in less than three years

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with his fourth concussion in a little more than 2 1/2 years. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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