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Season Preview: Phil Kessel – Castaway

Phil Kessel as a Tom Hanks movie “Castaway.” No better movie sums up Phil Kessel. He was cast away in the hell of an island that is Toronto and had to talk to Dion Phaneuf, who has the IQ of a volleyball. Last Season Recap TORONTO, ON – MARCH 23: Phil Kessel #81 and Trevor Smith #23 of the Toronto Maple Leafs share a joke prior to play between the Minnesota Wild and...
Via The Pensblog
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penguins-Stars Preview

In Phil Kessel, the Pittsburgh Penguins have another superstar to help them pursue their first Stanley Cup in seven seasons. The Dallas Stars have a couple of key additions who have some more recent experience in lifting that prized trophy. Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya and goaltender Antti Niemi will make their official Dallas Stars debut in Thursday night's visit from Penguins. Acquired...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Getting Your Phil of Kessel as a Penguin

Many reasons for fans to be excited to see 81 this year (Photo courtesy of By: Jim Meinecke When news broke earlier this year on July 1st that Phil Kessel was going to be in a Penguins’ jersey, the fan base broke into a state of euphoria. That continued to be the case as people read the details of the trade and realized Derrick Pouliot and Olli Maatta were still in Penguins’...
Via The PensNation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Some guy recorded himself walking around Toronto wearing a Penguins Kessel jersey

Really don’t think we know what were getting into with Phil Kessel. Here is a vid of some guy walking around Toronto with a Penguins Kessel jersey. People walked up to him offering him hotdogs, followed him, and other weird ****:
Via The Pensblog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Phil Kessel was constantly criticized during his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs for his conditioning. Despite the fact he was consistently one of the best scorers in the NHL, Maple Leafs fans thought Kessel could afford to drop a few pounds. All of this scrutiny eventually led to Kessel parting ways with the Leafs and now he’s starting a new chapter with the Pittsburgh Penguins...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Seguin called out by former Maple Leafs CEO for partying

    Tyler Seguin is, by all indications, a 23-year-old professional hockey player who likes to party. Does that make him the exception or the norm? Seguin certainly gets more attention for it than others, but is the attention warranted? If you remember, the Boston Bruins reportedly traded Seguin two years ago because they were unhappy with his partying ways. On Tuesday morning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Phil Kessel puts on a Penguins jersey for the first time

How does Phil Kessel look wearing the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Penguins? That question has finally been answered and it may be difficult for Toronto Maple Leafs fans to watch. It Phils great to put on the black and gold for the first time. — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) August 13, 2015 Seeing Kessel in a different uniform is kind of bizarre...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto column after trade details Kessel's love of hot dogs

Is it too late to nominate a late entry to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eat contest this weekend? Because Phil Kessel seems like a worthy contender. The polarizing forward was traded Wednesday from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Pittsburgh Penguins in what was the biggest move of one of the NHL’s busiest days of the year. Thus ends Kessel’s contentious time in Toronto where he and...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Maple Leafs aim to trade Phil Kessel before the draft

Trade rumors have hung over Phil Kessel’s head ever since the Toronto Maple Leafs started slumping through the 2014-15 season. Now that the 2015 Draft is approaching, these rumors are intensifying and the latest report indicates the club hopes to deal Kessel to a new club prior to the draft. Via The Star: In particular, there’s a widespread belief, as first reported a week...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel goes off on Toronto reporter after pointed question

Any time that a coach gets fired, it makes for a tough and awkward time in the locker room. Players have to deal with the insinuation that the firing was their fault, and usually the players that are targeted are the best of the bunch. Alexander Ovechkin has dealt with insinuations that he is uncoachable every time the Washington Capitals fire a head coach. It stands to reason,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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