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Position
RW
 
Jersey
81
Name  Phil Kessel
Born  10/2/1987
Height  6-0
Weight  202
Shoots  R
4/11/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel finished the 2014-15 season with a goal and an assist against the Canadiens.
Insight: Kessel may be the biggest disappointment in fantasy hockey this season. He had 25 goals and 36 assists to finish with the lowest point total since he was 22 years old, excluding the lockout season. He was also minus-34.
 
3/14/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel finally scored in the month of March.
Insight: It took eight games in March for Kessel to find the back of the net. It also took a penalty shot to do it. He has two assists in the month as well with a minus-12 rating. Things have been better for Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
 
2/17/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Florida.
Insight: Kessel also had six shots on goal and a minus-one rating. He now has 22 goals and 48 points through 58 games, but is also an unimpressive minus-20 on the season.
 
1/29/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal on Thursday.
Insight: Kessel scored the first goal of the game, but Arizona notched three unanswered goal to end the game. Kessel amassed six shots on net. He has 20 goals and 25 assists in 50 games this season.
 
1/1/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel notched two more points during Wednesday's shootout victory against the Bruins.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Kessel continues to be one of the top scorers in the NHL, and now has 18 goals and 41 points through 38 games.
 
12/16/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel had a big game Tuesday against the Ducks.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, and now has 17 goals and 34 points through 31 games. Kessel is one of the top options out there.
 
12/10/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored the team's lone goal on Wednesday night.
Insight: Kessel now has 15 goals and 29 points through 28 games. He is a top option at forward.
 
12/4/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored his 13th goal of the season on Thursday against the Devils.
Insight: Kessel scored a power-play goal late in the third period, but Toronto still trailed New Jersey by two. Kessel has 14 assists to go with the 13 goals and a minus-two rating.
 
11/12/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored two goals in Wednesday's win over the Bruins.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a +2 rating on the night. Kessel now has 21 points through only 16 games.
 
11/8/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal in Saturday's win over the Rangers.
Insight: He now has eight goals, and is well on his way to another big season, with 19 points overall.
 
10/31/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal in Friday's win over Columbus.
Insight: It was his sixth goal of the season, and he also contributed two assists and two shots on goal. Kessel was +3 on the night, and is now +1 overall.
 
10/28/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Sabres.
Insight: Kessel had five shots on goal and finished plus-one. He has five goals and five assists this season.
 
10/25/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel will have a lot more space to work with on Saturday night against the Bruins.
Insight: Without defenseman Zdeno Chara, Kessel will have more room to work with than he usually does against the Bruins. It could result in a big night. Make sure Kessel is in your lineup.
 
10/21/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored two goals on Tuesday night.
Insight: He added an assist, and was +3 on the night with five shots on goal. Kessel is a top tier player, and is producing as one of the better players in the NHL, at the moment.
 
10/14/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Avalanche on Tuesday.
Insight: Kessel finished with a goal and an assist with six shots on goal. The goal was Kessel's second of the young season.
 
10/13/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel posted a goal and a pair of assists in Sunday's 6-3 win over the New York Rangers.
Insight: Kessel and linemates James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Bozak totaled three goals and four assists on the night. After his 80-point season of a year ago, much is expected from him including an improvement on his plus/minus rating which has yet to be in the plus in eight seasons.
 
10/8/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel finished with two shots on goal and a minus-two rating on opening night against the Canadiens.
Insight: Not exactly the way Kessel was hoping to start the season. Toronto tied the game at the 17:41 mark of the third period only to allow the game-winning goal inside of one minute left in regulation. Kessel had 20 minutes and 31 seconds of ice time, including three minutes and three seconds on the power play.
 
9/29/2014 4:53:00 PM
Description: Toronto right wing Phil Kessel should be targeted early in fantasy drafts.
Insight: Kessel is a machine and should have no issue duplicating his 80-point mark from a season ago. Look to draft him in the second round, while targeting him at the end of the first, is not a ridiculous move as well.
 
4/5/2014 9:56:00 PM
Description: Toronto right wing Phil Kessel scored a goal Saturday to tie a career high and reach 80 points for the second time in his career.
Insight: Kessel has hit 80 in each of the last two full NHL seasons (he had 52 points during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign).
 
3/31/2014 3:08:00 PM
Description: Toronto right wing Phil Kessel is good to go after suffering a minor foot injury Saturday against the Red Wings. SOURCE: Chris Johnston, Sportsnet
Insight: His X-rays came back negative. Kessel (36 goals, 41 assists) is fully expected to play Tuesday against Calgary.