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Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh Penguins comedy legend

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
TAMPA, FL - MAY 24: Phil Kessel #81 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates after scoring a goal against Andrei Vasilevskiy #88 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup ...
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Phil Kessel responds to being left off Team USA roster

USA TODAY - ‎May 29, 2016‎
PITTSBURGH --- Phil Kessel took the podium for Stanley Cup media day and the first several questions the 28-year-old forward answered on Sunday had to do with the Pittsburgh Penguins' playoff run.
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Phil Kessel Left Off World Cup Roster, Team USA Roster A Train Wreck

Hockeybuzz.com (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In a move that makes little sense Team USA has omitted Phil Kessel (among others) from their World Cup roster. USA Hockey has been stuck using dated philosophies for roster construction at the major international tournaments so while the omission is ...
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Vegas has Kessel as Conn Smythe co-favourite

TSN - ‎May 30, 2016‎
NHL insider Ray Ferraro joins BMac, Donnie & the Moj & says the notable omissions from the U.S & Canadian World Cup of Hockey rosters include Phil Kessel & Taylor Hall. Ray also wondered if it would be out of the question for Ken Hitchcock to sign a ...
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Kessel, Subban lead 14 surprising World Cup omissions

Sportsnet.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Last time Phil Kessel wore the red, white and blue, at the 2014 Olympics, all he did was fire five goals and add three assists in six games, lead the tournament in points, and get crowned best forward in Sochi.
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Rejuvenated Phil Kessel didn't fit Maple Leafs rebuild template

Toronto Sun - ‎May 21, 2016‎
This is the best run of Phil Kessel's hockey career - the best he's ever shown. His speed seems unstoppable. His shot and his release - always great - seems harder and quicker than ever before.
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How 'clutch' has Phil Kessel been in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

Sportsnet.ca - ‎May 20, 2016‎
When Phil Kessel was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was assumed he would play with either Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin and have a career year.

Netflix and Phil: Kessel and the Mystery of Clutch

PensBurgh - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Pittsburgh Penguins made the biggest move of the 2015-2016 NHL season, sending Scott Harrington, Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, and 2016 first and third round draft picks for Tyler Biggs, Tim Erixon, and Phil Kessel. I, for one, was thrilled. Phil ...
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John Scott wants to make his own World Cup team with Phil Kessel

NBCSports.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
“HBK” IS H-O-T: Pittsburgh's best line during the playoffs isn't the one centered by Crosby or Malkin but Nick Bonino, who has teamed with Phil Kessel and Carl Hagelin to produce 17 goals and 28 assists in 18 games. Put together when Malkin missed six ...
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Maple Leafs have connection to Penguins-Sharks final: Cox

Toronto Star - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Kessel is having a heckuva playoff, but it's useful to point out that on a talented Pittsburgh team he's doing so as a third-liner facing third defence pairings, a big difference from his days as a Leaf when he always received first-line minutes ...

A lot has changed leading up to World Cup of Hockey roster deadline

Toronto Sun - ‎May 24, 2016‎
When teams had to submit a list of 16 names in March for the World Cup of Hockey, American forward Phil Kessel was on the trading block, North American winger Jonathan Drouin was sitting at home and Finland's Patrik Laine was an 18-year-old whose ...
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How Phil Kessel Has Thrived In Pittsburgh

The Sports Quotient - ‎May 25, 2016‎
From an individual standpoint, Phil Kessel was certainly not struggling in Toronto. The Boston Bruins traded Kessel to the Maple Leafs in 2009, and he quickly made an impact on the team: In the six seasons he spent there, he was the team's leading ...

Penguins' Phil Kessel: Familiar face scores again in Game 6 win

CBSSports.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Kessel notched a power-play goal during Tuesday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Kessel has been an absolute beast in the playoffs, totaling nine markers, 10 helpers and 68 shots on goal. The 28-year-old is almost ...

Penguins' Phil Kessel: Continues to show playoff prowess in Game 4 loss

CBSSports.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Kessel found twine for the eighth time this postseason in a 4-3 loss to the Lightning in Game 4. With the marker, the former Leaf (and Bruin) has now recorded points in six straight games -- a span in which he's piled up nine points.
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Kessel emotional on going to the Cup

24Hours Toronto - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Kessel was not asked to be 'The Man' in the dressing room or on the ice. The Penguins just wanted him to produce on the scoreboard.

Phil Kessel scores a goal in Game 6

FantasyPros - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Phil Kessel scores a goal in Game 6. By Jamie Mellor, Penguins Correspondent, Wed, May 25th 2:18am EDT. Kessel scored the opening goal of the game that gave the Penguins a lead to play with that they never were even tied again during the game.

Phil Kessel scores a goal in Game 4

FantasyPros - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Kessel scored a goal to open the scoring for the Penguins as they fought back from down 4-0 to make it 4-3 which was the final.
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