Phil Kessel

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 202
Birth Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Draft: 2006 1st round (5th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist in the Penguins' 5-4 overtime win against Buffalo Tuesday night.
    Advice: Kessel has found the back of the net in four consecutive games. This was also his third multi-point contest over that four-game span. That gives him eight goals and 24 points in 20 games this season. He might slow down a bit from his current point-per-game pace, but he's certainly capable of surpassing the 70-point milestone.
    5 days ago
  • Kessel remained red-hot Tuesday as he scored for the fourth straight game and added an assist against the Sabres.
    Advice: Kessel is now riding a five-game streak in which he has nine points, and his 24 points lead the team.
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    5 days ago
  • Phil Kessel scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators
    Advice: Kessel's goal in the second period cut Pittsburgh's deficit to 3-2 at the time. He also helped set up Brian Dumoulin's game-tying goal (4-4) later on. Kessel finished the night with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and four shots on goal in 21:11 of ice time. The Penguins forward has seven goals and 22 points in 19 games. He's currently riding a four-game point streak.
    8 days ago
  • Kessel had a goal and an assist in the Penguins' 5-4 shootout loss to the Predators on Saturday.
    Advice: Kessel has scored in three straight games, totaling six points in that stretch. He has seven goals and 15 assists in 22 games this season.
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    7 days ago
  • Kessel had a goal on Friday for the Penguins.
    Advice: Kessel's goal was his sixth of the season, and his 20 points are tied for seventh in the league.
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    8 days ago
  • Phil Kessel scored a goal in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Washington Capitals.
    Advice: Kessel's goal was a little fluky, as his pass, which was intended for Evgeni Malkin, was tipped into the net by a Capitals player. Kessel has been fantastic for the Pens this season, as he's now picked up 18 points in his last 14 games. He's up to six goals and 20 points in 18 games this season. Kessel needs to be started in all fantasy formats whenever his team is in action.
    9 days ago