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Isles' Okposo has mild concussion

Updated: September 18, 2009, 2:04 AM ET
Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta -- New York Islanders forward Kyle Okposo was removed from the ice immobilized on a stretcher after taking a big hit from Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf early in the second period of a 5-4 shootout loss Thursday night.

Okposo, the seventh pick in the 2006 draft, remained motionless on the ice for more than 6 minutes as he was attended to by trainers from both teams and other medical personnel.

A CT scan showed Okposo had a mild concussion, Islanders spokesman ...

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