Phil Kessel

DJ Bean
September 21, 2016 - 9:19 am
Stanley Cup champion Phil Kessel was the coolest American hockey player on Tuesday night. After Team USA got eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey with a 4-2 loss to Canada, he went on Twitter and dogged management for not putting him on the team . This was funny for a lot of reasons, one of...
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DJ Bean
September 20, 2016 - 6:59 pm
Phil Kessel was infamously left off Team USA's roster for the World Cup of Hockey, as the team placed a higher emphasis on intangibles than skill. The Penguins forward might not have ended up being able to participate in the tournament due to a hand injury anyway, but that didn't stop him from...
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July 10, 2015 - 4:03 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Yankees at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Nationals at Orioles, 7:05 p.m. (MLB Network) Soccer: Gold Cup,...
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Phil Kessel scored twice against the Bruins Wednesday. (Abelimages/Getty Images)
DJ Bean
November 12, 2014 - 5:32 pm
TORONTO --€” The first eight games of the Zdeno Chara-less schedule looked like a group of largely winnable contests before they would have to face the Canadiens. For as well as the Bruins survived that stretch, they ended it in disastrous fashion. For all the bad moments have had this season --...
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October 01, 2013 - 9:39 am
It looks like Toronto is going to be home for Phil Kessel for the foreseeable future. The former Bruins winger signed an eight-year extension with the Maple Leafs on Tuesday, keeping Kessel in Toronto until at least the 2021-22 season. The contract is expected to pay Kessel around $8 million per...
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September 24, 2013 - 3:58 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire. TUESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at Rockies, 8:40 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Rays at Yankees, 7 p.m. (MLB) NHL preseason: Devils at Flyers, 7 p...
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September 23, 2013 - 4:14 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NFL: Raiders at Broncos , 8:25 p.m. (ESPN) NHL preseason: Capitals at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN, NHL Network) NHL preseason:...
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Mike Petraglia
May 13, 2013 - 11:26 pm
In the immediate moments after the worst Game 7 collapse in Stanley Cup playoff history, Phil Kessel , a man of few words to begin with, need few words to describe his emotions. "It'€™s pretty tough," Kessel said. "Obviously, we were up 4-1 with 10 minutes left or something. You can'€™t blow a...
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May 09, 2013 - 10:18 am
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid checked in with Mut & Merloni on Thursday afternoon to talk about Wednesday's night's overtime victory over the Maple Leafs that gave the B's a 3-1 series lead. The intensity in this series hit a new high in Game 4, a back-and-forth game that featured plenty of...
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DJ Bean
May 07, 2013 - 11:22 am
TORONTO -- Brad Marchand dropped one glove when he was tied up with Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel in the third period of Boston's 5-2 Game 3 win, and he said Tuesday that he it was to gauge whether Kessel would stick to his word. "We kind of came together there and I wasn't really sure what was...
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