Toronto Maple Leafs

 
Phil Kessel
current status: Off season
Birth Date:October 2, 1987 (26 years old)
Place of Birth:Madison, WI
Shoots:R
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Boston in 2006 (1/5).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Boston in 2009.
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 82 37 43 80 -5 27 8 0 6 20:39 305 0.98
Scouting Report
Assets: Has one of the quickest releases of any scorer in the game. Owns quick feet, explosive skating ability and a howitzer of a shot. A pure goal-scorer, he's elusive and can dangle really well. Can win face-offs too, if need be.
Flaws: At times, he could stand to be more creative on offense--he can fall into stickhandling trances, overplaying the puck and forgetting to use his linemates. Overall, his play without the puck and defensive ability aren't great.
Career Potential: Elite sniper.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Bill Masterton Trophy 2006-07
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2006-07
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12, 2010-11
WCHA Rookie of the Year 2005-06
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2005-06
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2010 (USA)
Olympic Olympic Tournament All-Star Team 2014
Olympic Best Forward 2014

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