Phil Kessel News Archive
Kessel hit the 70-point mark Wednesday when he picked up an assist in an overtime win over the Rangers.
Kessel recorded his fourth straight two-point game Saturday when he scored a goal and added an assist in an OT loss to the Canadiens.
Kessel scored a goal and an assist Thursday in an overtime loss to the Islanders. He has five multi-point games in his last six outings.
Kessel, who was named the top forward at the 2014 Olympic Games, was given the day off practice Tuesday, reports the Toronto Star. "He's pretty tired. He had a long travel day," said Tyler Bozak, his teammate and roommate.
Kessel provided a hat trick for Team USA in their 5-1 romp over Slovenia on Sunday.
Kessel had a goal and two assists as Team USA rolled to a 7-1 victory over Slovakian in the Olympic opener for both teams.
Kessel scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Toronto's win over Vancouver on Saturday night.
Kessel picked up two assists in Thursday's win over the Lightning.