Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 4/22/14

Despite a fantastic season from Phil Kessel, the Toronto Maple Leafs missed qualifying for the playoffs after a giant mid-season collapse. Shockingly, Leafs fans still seem pretty upset about that, and they’re not letting Phil off the hook. While four NHL playoff games were on the slate Tuesday night, Kessel sent out the following tweet and let his 203,000 followers know that he was spending the night fishing: Night fishing with friends doesn't get much better — Phil Kessel (@PKessel81) April 22, 2014 Apparently, the responses to that were less than kind…because Phil sent this follow-up tweet a little more than 20 minutes later: Relax people playoffs would been better some of u need to chill out it's crazy — Phil Kessel (@PKessel81) April 22, 2014 Kessel pretty much tossed trolls an alley-oop with his “doesn’t get much better” wording but, considering he’s basically the anti-reason for the Leafs struggles this season (and also a human), give the guy a damn break. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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