Islanders team of the decade: Best players by position

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 03: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders celebrates his powerplay goal at 10:34 of the first period against the Dallas Stars and is joined by John Tavares #91 (r) at the Barclays Center on January 3, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 03: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders celebrates his powerplay goal at 10:34 of the first period against the Dallas Stars and is joined by John Tavares #91 (r) at the Barclays Center on January 3, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) /
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SUNRISE, FL – APRIL 14: Kyle Okposo #21 is congratulated by Frans Nielsen #51 and John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders after scoring a third period goal against the Florida Panthers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the NHL 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the BB&T Center on April 14, 2016 in Sunrise, Florida. The Islanders defeated the Panthers 5-4. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
SUNRISE, FL – APRIL 14: Kyle Okposo #21 is congratulated by Frans Nielsen #51 and John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders after scoring a third period goal against the Florida Panthers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the NHL 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the BB&T Center on April 14, 2016 in Sunrise, Florida. The Islanders defeated the Panthers 5-4. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) /

Right-Wing: Kyle Okposo

2010-2019 Islanders Stats: 113G, 185A, 298Pts, 414GP

Kyle Okposo, like Tavares, is synonymous with the Islanders of the 2010s. Drafted in 2006, Okposo made his debut with the Islanders in 2007-2008 but his real impact came in the 2010’s.

In his age 25 season, 2013-2014, Okposo exploded for 69 points (27 goals, 42 assists) in 71 games. Tavares missed a bunch of time that year and both he and Frans Nielsen picked up the slack while John Tavares was gone after picking up an injury playing for Canada at the Olympics.

Infamously, Okposo was snubbed from the 2014 US Olympic team and Isles fans made sure that Team USA knew they had made a mistake.

Okposo finished his Islanders career with 369 points in 529 games over nine seasons.

Honorable Mention: P.A. Parenteau

P.A. Parenteau only spent two years with the Islanders (and one training camp) but it was two very productive years. He put up 120 points in 161 games in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.

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