Phil Kessel

Phil Kessel

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/202 lbs
Born: Madison, Wisconsin
Draft: 2006 1st round (5th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Canadian Press

    Minnesota faces Arizona, seeks 4th straight win

    Arizona Coyotes (5-15-2, eighth in the Central) vs. Minnesota Wild (14-6-1, first in the Central)St. Paul, Minnesota; Tuesday, 8 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -362, Coyotes +282; over/under is 6BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota comes into a matchup against Arizona as winners of three games in a row.The Wild are 4-2-0 against division opponents. Minnesota is fourth in the league averaging 3.6 goals per game, led by Ryan Hartman with 12.The Coyotes are 2-5-0 against the rest of their division. Arizon

  • The Canadian Press

    Karel Vejmelka has 46-save shutout as Coyotes upset Jets 1-0

    WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets struggles continued, this time against a rookie goaltender. Unheralded Karel Vejmelka made 46 saves to record his first NHL shutout as the Arizona Coyotes clipped Winnipeg 1-0 on Monday. It was the Jets' sixth loss in seven games despite outshooting the visitors 46-15. “There are going to be games this year where we play much worse than that where we win,” said Jets captain Blake Wheeler. “I don’t know if I’ve been a part of a game where you outshoot a team by 30 in

  • Associated Press

    Vejmelka has 46 saves for 1st shutout, Coyotes beat Jets 1-0

    Karel Vejmelka stopped 46 shots to earn his first NHL shutout as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Winnipeg Jets 1-0 on Monday night. Antoine Roussel scored the game's only goal to help Arizona get just its fifth win of the season (5-15-2). “Thank God we had (Vejmelka),” Coyotes coach Andre Tourigny said of his rookie goalie.