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Phil Kessel
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Phil Kessel  #81

Toronto Maple Leafs  Right Wing
NUMBER: 81 BIRTHDATE: October 2, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: BOS / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 2006-2007
2014-15: Leads team with 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists) and ranks seventh (tie) in NHL scoring. Ranks 23rd on Maple Leafs all-time scoring list with 356 points in 385 games. Kessel has also scored more goals than any other American-born skater since 2008-09 (203). Season Stats: Home: 13 GP, 5-4-9 Road: 8 GP, 6-8-14 Career as a Maple Leaf: 385 GP, 167-189-356 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 3 (5X - 02/01/14 vs. OTT) Assists - 3 (3X - 01/14/14 at BOS) Points - 4 (6X - 02/01/14 vs. OTT) Career Notables: 2006-07: Won the NHL's Bill Masterton Trophy for Sportsmanship...Named to NHL Young Stars Roster 2009-10 Won silver medal with Team USA at the Winter Olympics 2013-14: Ranked 5th in NHL goals (37-tie) and 6th in points (80-tie)... Ranked 1st on Maple Leafs in games played (82), goals (37), assists (43), points (80), and GWG (6)...Ranked 1st in Olympic goals (tie) and points (tie), and was named top forward of the tournament. 2014-15: Brother Blake signed AHL Contract with the Toronto Marlies
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2006) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2007) Olympic All-Star Team (2014) Olympics Best Forward (2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012) Traded to Toronto by Boston for Toronto's 1st (Tyler Seguin) and 2nd (Jared Knight) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft and Toronto's 1st round choice (Dougie Hamilton) in 2011 Entry Draft, September 18, 2009.
Quote of the Day

(The tribute) was great, brought back a lot of memories. I felt I wanted to give them the thank you they deserved. I understand the booing and it was expected. They are great fans.

— Martin St. Louis after playing his first game in Tampa Bay since being traded to the Rangers last season
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series