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Phil Kessel
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Phil Kessel  #81

Toronto Maple Leafs  Right Wing
NUMBER: 81 BIRTHDATE: October 2, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: BOS / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 2006-2007
2014-15: Leads team with 36 points (17 goals, 19 assists) and ranks 7th (tie) in NHL scoring. Ranks 21st (tied with Sid Smith) on Maple Leafs all-time scoring list with 369 points in 398 games. Kessel has scored more goals than any other American-born skater since 2008-09 (209). Has recorded nine points (four goals, five assists) in his last eight games. Season Stats: Home: 22 GP, 10-11-21 Road: 12 GP, 7-8-15 Career as a Maple Leaf: 398 GP, 173-196-369 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 3 (5X - 02/01/14 vs. OTT) Assists - 3 (3X - 01/14/14 at BOS) Points - 4 (6X - 02/01/14 vs. OTT) Career Notables: 2006-07: Won Bill Masterton Trophy for Sportsmanship 2009-10 Won silver medal with Team USA at the Winter Olympics 2013-14: Ranked 5th in NHL goals (37-tie) and 6th in points (80-tie)... Ranked 1st on Maple Leafs in games played (82), goals (37), assists (43), points (80), and GWG (6)...Ranked 1st in Olympic goals (tie) and points (tie), and was named top forward of the tournament.
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2006) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2007) Olympic All-Star Team (2014) Olympics Best Forward (2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012) Traded to Toronto by Boston for Toronto's 1st (Tyler Seguin) and 2nd (Jared Knight) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft and Toronto's 1st round choice (Dougie Hamilton) in 2011 Entry Draft, September 18, 2009.
Quote of the Day

I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins