PHIL KESSEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good guy Phil Kessel is now telling people to chase their dreams on Twitter

What’s not to love about Phil Kessel? When he’s not an elite goal scorer on the ice with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Kessel’s now using his platform to inspire. He reached out to a Pens fan who tweeted their nerves about going to hockey practice. His advice? “Don’t give up, chasing your dream is never easy.” Phil Kessel is the best.
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jamie Benn takes his anger out by snapping three sticks over his knee

There are a lot of ways to show your frustration. Phil Kessel’s preferred method is to make a series of odd faces on the bench. In the case of Jamie Benn, he decided to take his anger out on some of his own sticks by breaking one over his knee out on the ice and two over his knee while he was on the bench. You can almost hear beer league hockey players cringing as Benn snaps...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Kessel was a little frustrated on the Penguins' bench

Phil Kessel has had a really strong year, but even the best players in the NHL can get frustrated from time to time. Kessel showed some of that frustration in the funniest of ways, grumbling and making faces on the Penguins’ bench. Kessel is a GIF/meme goldmine in this short clip. The way he handles his mouth guard while throwing his tantrum is pretty impressive. Keep doing you, Phil.
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel received 53 votes for President from fans in Pittsburgh

The Presidential election has long been decided, but some interesting facts continue to surface to the public. In Pittsburgh, Penguins fans took to the polls and voted for their favorite non-candidate – Phil Kessel. According to Trib Live, Kessel received a total of 53 votes for President from around the Allegheny and Westmoreland counties. Actually, that’s not totally true...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

‘Let’s go Kessel’ chanted during Team USA World Cup game

Fans in attendance at Team USA’s final game in what has been a disastrous appearance in the World Cup of Hockey added insult to injury by chanting “Let’s Go Kessel” during play. That moment when the ACC starts chanting "LET'S GO KESSEL" in the middle of a #TeamUSA Game #WCH2016 #SavageChirps pic.twitter.com/MHwHIJhhtq — Bar South N Celly™ (@BarSouthNCelly) September...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

YB Box Score: 9/22/16 - Aaron, Felix and A Tribe Called Quest

Welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the next Dodgers-Giants series. (At least it will be more spirited than Team USA vs. Team Canada vs. Team North America... wait what now?) Around the league:  Something doesn't seem right with Aaron Rodgers this season. What's going on with the two-time MVP? [The Ringer] Okay, so you've lost Adrian Peterson from...
Via Yardbarker
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel eviscerates USA Hockey with killer tweet

As Team USA fell to Team Canada 4-2 in the World Cup of Hockey, thus eliminating them from moving onto the next roung, many US hockey fans were left scratching their heads wondering what could have been. The team and tournament was basically set up for them to advance to at least the semifinals. They are left with a lot of questions, and not many answers. The one person that may...
Via The Comeback
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Kessel's grandmother chugs champagne from Stanley Cup

Phil Kessel’s grandmother should immediately vault to the top of every single guest list. Kessel brought the Stanley Cup to his hometown of Madison, Wisc., last weekend, at which point the Pittsburgh Penguins winger celebrated with family and friends. Granny Kessel stole the show, however, by chugging champagne from Lord Stanley. Granny Kessel sipping (or chugging...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel shares Stanley Cup with children's hospital

Penguins winger Phil Kessel spent the six seasons leading up to his time in Pittsburgh with the Toronto Maple Leafs, and it’s clear that he still has a soft spot for the city. It was Kessel’s turn to spend 24 hours with the Stanley Cup trophy, and he put it to good use. Kessel returned to Toronto and brought the Cup to The Hospital for Sick Children, a place he had visited...
Via The Sports Daily
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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