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81 Phil Kessel RW

Pittsburgh Penguins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%82%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
244266-23418:04
Latest News
  • Penguins' Phil Kessel: Another multi-point showing Tuesday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/7/18) Kessel scored a goal and added an assist during Tuesday's 5-4 win over Vegas.

    The veteran winger missed practice Monday with an illness but showed no ill-effects against the Golden Knights on Tuesday. Kessel now sports a six-game point streak with three goals and eight assists, and the heater has him up to an elite 3.8 points per 60 minutes for the campaign. It's also worth noting that he's just three points shy of Nikita Kucherov in the Art Ross Race.

    Penguins' Phil Kessel: Back at practice

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/6/18) Kessel (illness) returned to practice Tuesday and should be in action against the Golden Knights on Tuesday, Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Kessel -- who hasn't missed a game since the 2009-10 campaign -- was back at it Tuesday after taking a day off. The Madison, Wisconsin native continues to lead the league in power-play points and appears to have gelled nicely with Jake Guentzel and Riley Sheahan on the Pens' third line. The winger will no doubt want to get one past former teammate Marc-Andre Fleury in Tuesday's clash with Vegas.

    Penguins' Phil Kessel: Under the weather

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/5/18) Kessel was absent from practice Monday due to illness, Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop reports.

    Considering Kessel hasn't missed a game since the 2009-10 season, it seems unlikely he will allow an illness to affect his ironman streak. The winger has been vital to the Pens' season, as he has racked up 63 points in 54 outings -- including nine goals and 24 helpers with the man advantage. If the Madison, Wisconsin native is unable to give it a go, Pittsburgh would need to promote a player from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in order to fill out the lineup against the Golden Knights on Tuesday.

    Penguins' Phil Kessel: Positioning himself in Art Ross race

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/2/18) Kessel scored twice and added an assist during Friday's 7-4 win over Washington.

    No. 81 is now just two points back of Nikita Kucherov in the scoring race, as his recent offensive surge has him up to 23 goals and 39 assists for the campaign. Kessel's 1.17 points per game are a career-high mark, and he's also on track to post his highest goal total since the 2013-14 campaign.

    Penguins' Phil Kessel: Grabs three apples

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/25/18) Kessel garnered three assists in Thursday's 6-3 victory over the Wild.

    The Penguins' leader in shots on goal put on his dishing hat in this one, grabbing secondary assists on both of Evgeni Malkin's power-play goals and Carl Hagelin's even-strength marker. Kessel is now up to a prolific 58 points in 51 games this season, which includes 37 assists. Given his current total, the Wisconsin native will almost certainly surpass his career-high 47 helpers from last year.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2006-07Boston70111829-121000152221
2007-08Boston82191837-65030138188
2008-09Boston703624602380604245
2009-10Toronto70302555-880505963
2010-11Toronto82323264-20121602435
2011-12Toronto82374582-1010060919
2012-13Toronto48203252-3604053
2013-14Toronto82374380-58060212
2014-15Toronto82253661-34804023
2015-16Pittsburgh822633599405023
2016-17Pittsburgh8223477038040510
2017-18Pittsburgh61244266-29050510
893320395715-65871540445612
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2006-07Boston1706.5984:191292169:265:3412006
2007-08Boston2138.91248:551586173:395:35280014
2008-09Boston23215.51158:161354166:4116:0516008
2009-10Toronto29710.11368:101516270:352:5121108
2010-11Toronto3259.81611:001826307:369:35240012
2011-12Toronto29512.51644:311874274:137:18200010
2012-13Toronto16112.4950:531149159:111:2618009
2013-14Toronto30512.11694:382009257:092:23271011
2014-15Toronto2808.91541:031796302:550:53300015
2015-16Pittsburgh2749.51507:161886288:082:1318009
2016-17Pittsburgh22910.01470:591797291:011:07200010
2017-18Pittsburgh20611.71143:551363233:552:06340112
298710.716323:55194482894:2957:0626821124
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2007-08Boston43141100012
2008-09Boston1165117000000
2012-13Toronto74263102002
2015-16Pittsburgh241012225500000
2016-17Pittsburgh258152312502005
71313566281204019
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2007-08Boston1323.158:037511:170:002001
2008-09Boston3815.8176:0621726:351:014002
2012-13Toronto2913.8129:2017622:320:002001
2015-16Pittsburgh9810.2426:4756086:430:014002
2016-17Pittsburgh6811.8438:3458086:281:012001
24612.61228:501608233:352:0314007
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/202
Birthdate:
10/2/1987
Age:
30
Hometown:
Madison, WI, USA
Team:
Pittsburgh Penguins
School:
Minnesota
NHL Experience:
11
Awards:

2006-07: Masterton-Perserverance