Buffalo News - After Dan Bylsma admitted to being “very concerned” about Kyle Okposo’s health, word came that the Buffalo Sabres forward is hospitalized and in intensive care.
Okposo is in the Neuro Surgical ICU at Buffalo General Hospital, Paul Hamilton of WGR-AM 550 reported Wednesday. The Buffalo News has confirmed the story.
Okposo has been sick since March 28. The 28-year-old has visited doctors, but Bylsma had no diagnosis to announce Wednesday.
“It’s a difficult thing for him to be dealing with now in this situation,” Bylsma said in KeyBank Center. “Very, as a coach and a person, concerned for him and his situation.
This is a very sad and scary situation coming out of the NHL right now. Kyle Okposo's health has been the subject of some speculation, but this just confirms the worst nightmare for all those involved and watching along.
Honestly, we should all say a word or two for Kyle and hope the best for all those close to him. 28-years-old is no age to be fighting for everything.