Phil Kessel RW TOR 22 Hrs
Phil Kessel couldn't complete Wednesday's practice due to an undisclosed injury.
Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle wasn't sure if Kessel would be available on Thursday. He has 15 goals and 25 points in 28 games this season and is currently on a four-game point streak. Kessel is an elite scorer, but also a streaky one, so having this potentially disrupt a hot patch is a tough pill to swallow.
Phil Kessel RW TOR 5 Days
Rumors are swirling that Phil Kessel has been slumping due to a right arm injury.
He was slow to return for the third period in Friday night's game against Buffalo but coach Randy Carlyle indicated it was for equipment adjustments. Kessel has been slumping in November and there has been some speculation that he has an injury of some sort. Kessel himself has not addressed the media in a week so it is difficult to know the truth here. Stay tuned. If we find anything out, we will pass it along.
Phil Kessel RW TOR 10 Days
Phil Kessel's pointless streak reached three games after he failed to notch a point in Monday's 6-0 loss to Columbus.
Kessel is in the midst of a mini-slump, having recorded only two points in his last eight games. He has always been streaky and should find his way pretty soon.
Phil Kessel RW TOR 15 Days
Phil Kessel score a pair of goals in Toronto's 5-2 win over the Islanders on Tuesday night.
He snapped a four-game pointless slump in the process and game himself 12 goals and 21 points in 21 matches this season. Kessel reached the 400-point mark for his career with his two-goal performance.
Phil Kessel RW TOR 17 Days
Phil Kessel was feeling under the weather on Monday.
"He'll visit with our doctors," coach Randy Carlyle said."... We'll see what medicine can be prescribed for him to be available tomorrow." He'll probably be available to play Tuesday night after skipping Monday's practice, but we'll let you know if we hear otherwise.