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Getting Your Phil of Kessel as a Penguin

Many reasons for fans to be excited to see 81 this year (Photo courtesy of By: Jim Meinecke When news broke earlier this year on July 1st that Phil Kessel was going to be in a Penguins’ jersey, the fan base broke into a state of euphoria. That continued to be the case as people read the details of the trade and realized Derrick Pouliot and Olli Maatta were still in Penguins’...
Via The PensNation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Some guy recorded himself walking around Toronto wearing a Penguins Kessel jersey

Really don’t think we know what were getting into with Phil Kessel. Here is a vid of some guy walking around Toronto with a Penguins Kessel jersey. People walked up to him offering him hotdogs, followed him, and other weird ****:
Via The Pensblog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Kessel dismisses weight loss report

Although likely appreciative of the compliment, Phil Kessel felt the need to come clean on a weighty issue."I didn't lose any weight, guys," the prize offseason acquisition of the Pittsburgh Penguins told reporters on Thursday. "Same as I've always been. Maybe a little bit."While Kessel admitted that his eating habits improved this summer, he doesn't feel that that he had dropped...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kessel: Pittsburgh is a “more relaxed environment” than Toronto

Phil Kessel is starting a new chapter in his career. As he prepares to skate in his first season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Kessel has already stated how excited he is about the upcoming year. It’s early, but Kessel has commented on the differences between the two franchises, particularly when it comes to pressure. Via Sportsnet, Kessel appears to be enjoying the environment...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: September 9th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything Else.  It’s more fun than having a guiding philosophy for your life. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – PHIL KESSEL COMMIN’ Hello and welcome to Pittsburgh, @PKessel81! — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) September 8, 2015 Already my favorite Penguin and he hasn’t...
Via The Pensblog
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Phil Kessel was constantly criticized during his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs for his conditioning. Despite the fact he was consistently one of the best scorers in the NHL, Maple Leafs fans thought Kessel could afford to drop a few pounds. All of this scrutiny eventually led to Kessel parting ways with the Leafs and now he’s starting a new chapter with the Pittsburgh Penguins...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Seguin called out by former Maple Leafs CEO for partying

    Tyler Seguin is, by all indications, a 23-year-old professional hockey player who likes to party. Does that make him the exception or the norm? Seguin certainly gets more attention for it than others, but is the attention warranted? If you remember, the Boston Bruins reportedly traded Seguin two years ago because they were unhappy with his partying ways. On Tuesday morning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Phil Kessel puts on a Penguins jersey for the first time

How does Phil Kessel look wearing the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Penguins? That question has finally been answered and it may be difficult for Toronto Maple Leafs fans to watch. It Phils great to put on the black and gold for the first time. — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) August 13, 2015 Seeing Kessel in a different uniform is kind of bizarre...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto column after trade details Kessel's love of hot dogs

Is it too late to nominate a late entry to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eat contest this weekend? Because Phil Kessel seems like a worthy contender. The polarizing forward was traded Wednesday from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Pittsburgh Penguins in what was the biggest move of one of the NHL’s busiest days of the year. Thus ends Kessel’s contentious time in Toronto where he and...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Maple Leafs aim to trade Phil Kessel before the draft

Trade rumors have hung over Phil Kessel’s head ever since the Toronto Maple Leafs started slumping through the 2014-15 season. Now that the 2015 Draft is approaching, these rumors are intensifying and the latest report indicates the club hopes to deal Kessel to a new club prior to the draft. Via The Star: In particular, there’s a widespread belief, as first reported a week...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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