GIF: Phil Kessel really likes smelling salts apparently

By Brian Stubits |

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Some would say the Toronto Maple Leafs looked like they were tired in the first two periods on Tuesday night in Florida. They were outshot by the lowly Panthers 19-4 in the first period alone.

Apparently they were as Phil Kessel called on the smelling salts before the game. Then called on it again. And again. (GIF via Lord-Zod/@Dr_Habs.)

That's seven painful sniffs for those counting at home, each one seemingly more intense than the last.

Unfortunately, it didn't seem to wake Kessel up very much as he went pointless, a rare feat of late for a guy who had 10 goals and 13 assists in the 12 games prior to last night. It didn't really work for the Leafs either as they lost 4-1.

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