Phil Kessel News Archive
Kessel left Wednesday's practice with an undisclosed ailment, Davis Alter of Sportsnet 590 reports.
Kessel's point streak now stands at four games and four points (three goals, one assist) after he potted a power-play marker in Tuesday's loss to San Jose.
Kessel picked up an assist in Saturday's loss to Montreal and in doing so, he stretched his current point streak to three games and three points (two goals, one assist).
Kessel notched his 14th goal of the season in Friday's OT loss to Buffalo. He fired a game-high seven shots.
Kessel picked up his 13th goal of the season in Wednesday's shootout loss to Pittsburgh.
Kessel has seen less than 16 minutes of ice time in each of the last three games, almost three minutes less than his season average (18:57).
Kessel snapped a four-game goal slump with two markers in Tuesday's win over the Islanders. He now has 12 goals on the season.
Kessel (illness) said he will play in Tuesday's game against the Islanders, Sportsnet 590's David Alter reports.
Kessel (illness) participated in Tuesday's skate with the Maple Leafs, TSN's Mark Masters reports.
Kessel did not practice Monday as he is dealing with the flu, James Mirtle of the Toronto Globe and Mail reports.