Phil Kessel says he's extremely excited to have been traded the other day to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh General Manager Jim Rutherford said he was excited to add winger Phil Kessel on Wednesday.
Phil Kessel is supposed to start working out with Gary Roberts shortly.
Phil Kessel has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins along with Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon and a second round pick in 2016 for Kasperi Kappanen, Scott Harrington, Nick Spaling and the Penguins first and third picks in 2016.
It appears that the Calgary Flames "kicked the tires" on possibly acquiring Toronto's Phil Kessel.
To the surprise of no one, Leafs president Brendan Shanahan said there's been plenty of interest from other teams in acquiring Phil Kessel.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are willing to take back some salary in a potential Phil Kessel trade.
While Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf are available, the Maple Leafs are in no rush to make a trade that doesn’t make sense for them moving forward, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.
An interesting team on Phil Kessel's list of approved destinations is reportedly the Boston Bruins.
Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is reporting that several teams have called the Maple Leafs to see if they are willing to part ways with Phil Kessel.
Thre is some talk that it may be better for new Maple Leaf coach Mike Babcock to work with Phil Kessel this season rather than trade him before the campaign starts.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will not keep Gord Dineen on as the AHL Marlies' head coach.
Phil Kessel tallied two points in the Maple Leafs’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night.
After assisting on three goals in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over Ottawa, Maple Leafs winger Phil Kessel came up with two assists in Wednesday night's 4-3 loss to the Sabres in Buffalo.