Gopher turn Pro?
The prospects are growing that Gophers freshman center Kyle Okposo will mirror the move made last year by Phil Kessel and make the jump to professional hockey after one season.
Though the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press say the New York Islanders have not made an offer, indications are Okposo is prepared to accept a deal commensurate with being the seventh pick in the 2006 draft. This is good and bad news for the hockey team as many have made the move and opened spots for other prospects. The reporter interviewed the kid and the coach all answering by beating around the bush in sport contract speak.