Phil Kessel

Phil Kessel

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/208 lbs
Born: Madison, Wisconsin
Draft: 2006 1st round (5th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Clayton News

    Canucks, Knights put hot streaks on line in Vancouver

    The red-hot Vegas Golden Knights take their show on the road for a three-game Canadian road trip that begins on Tuesday night with a visit to Vancouver to take on the surging Canucks. The Golden Knights (43-21-6, 92 points) are battling for first place in the Western Conference, and they currently sit two points above second-place Los Angeles and three above Dallas. The Canucks (31-33-5, 67 points) host the Knights after winning back-to-back games of a California road swing and have now won seven of their last eight.

  • The Hanford Sentinel

    Sports bets abound, NCAA now embraces Vegas in March Madness

    An event that would have been unthinkable not even a decade ago is coming to Las Vegas this week. The NCAA Tournament avoided the city until now because sports gambling is legal here. The governing body for collegiate athletics even had a policy in place of not allowing its championship events to be played in Nevada. With sports betting abound, the NCAA has no qualms about placing its championships in Las Vegas.

  • Salt Lake City Sun

    Jack Eichel's hat trick helps Golden Knights stymie Blue Jackets

    Jack Eichel had a hat trick and the Vegas Golden Knights scored four times in the span of 6:22 in the second period to pull away for a 7-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas. It was the fourth hat trick of Eichel's career. Phil Kessel and Pavel Dorofeyev eachhad a goal and an assist, Alex Pietrangelo tied a team record for defensemen with four assists and Zach Whitecloud and Paul Cotter also scored goals for Vegas (43-21-6, 92 points) which broke a tie for first place in the Pacific Division with the idle Los Angeles Kings (40-20-10, 90 points) with its fifth win in its last six games.