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Phil Kessel doesn’t expect to sign a contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs any time soon.
The Leafs forward told reporters at the U.S. Olympic Camp Tuesday that he has not discussed a new contract with the team and he does not want to negotiate during the season.
Kessel 25 is in the final year of his contract and is scheduled to become an unrestricted agent after the 2013-14 season.
The American sniper led the Leafs in scoring last season with a team-high 20 goals 32 assists and 52 points in 48 games. He also added four goals and two assists in seven post-season games.
He played a major role in helping the Leafs end their post-season drought as the club made their first playoff appearance since 2003-04.
With a new division and a full 82-game season Kessel told the Sporting News on Monday it will be more difficult for Toronto to return to the playoffs in 2013-14.
But Kessel also said he’s pleased with the Leafs’ current roster and isn’t worrying about the ongoing Naze...
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Phil Kessel gives his best "Blue Steel": http://t.co/brvd2UWR7o — Deadspin (@Deadspin) August 27, 2013 Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel was among the many American players invited to take part in orientation camp with Team USA this week and apparently one of the activities involved the taking of official team photos. The sad reality about […]The post Phil Kessel’s...
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel was apparently on an episode of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” recently. Right? The only logical explanation for the image you see above is that Kessel stepped into a time machine, went forward about 15 years, shaved and then was lucky enough to get a chance to compete […]
First things first when it comes to Phil Kessel.
Some of us may have overlooked the Maple Leafs forward during Toronto's first-round playoff series with the Bruins last spring.
Kessel scored four goals and added two assists during the series, which included two goals and an assist in Game 7. The Leafs eventually lost the series, but that was far from Kessel's fault. He...
First things first when it comes to Phil Kessel. Some of us may have been a little wrong when it came to forecasting the Maple Leafs forward’s play entering Toronto’s first-round playoff series with the Bruins in the spring.
Kessel scored four goals and added two assists during the series, which included two goals and an assist in Game 7. The Leafs eventually lost the series...
I’m not sure if he was trying out a new ‘Blue Steel’ look or trying to convey a “I want to take off your pants and take you to Pleasure Town” message, but it would appear that Phil Kessel’s photoshoot for Team USA was a complete misfire on all accounts.
‘Murica has certainly looked better than this.
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Last week over on the Hockey Wilderness, I touched on the subject about the possibility of the NHL’s salary cap moving to $80 Million, over the next four years. One of the big-time free agents that’s going to come available is Phil Kessel, Toronto might be willing to let him go. I am just throwing it out there, I wonder if the Wild management would consider taking a run at Kessel...
Phil Kessel finally gave the Internet a break from Miley Cyrus when his “Blue Steel” pictures from Team USA’s photo day were published online this afternoon. Not surprisingly, some creative people used the hilarious photos as an opportunity to get some photoshop work in.
Here are some of the results:
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