Latest Phil Kessel News

Jarry spoils Kessel's return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0

Dec. 7, 2019 1:01 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel's return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the...

Pens ride Jarry to 2-0 win over Coyotes in Kessel's return

Dec. 6, 2019 10:47 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel drank in the moment in the most Phil Kessel way. He tried to avoid it. Yet as the standing ovation the Arizona Coyotes forward received in his return to Pittsburgh wore on Friday night, the mercurial forward who helped the Penguins to a pair of Stanley Cups couldn't escape it...

Kessel scores twice, leads Coyotes past Flyers 3-1

Dec. 5, 2019 10:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Kessel has overcome a slow start and is headed in the right direction for the Arizona Coyotes. Kessel scored two goals to lead the Coyotes to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves and Conor Garland also scored for the Coyotes, who...

Jarry stops 28 shots, Penguins beat Blues 3-0

Dec. 4, 2019 11:46 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefan Noesen called his first NHL goal in nearly nine months luck. Not really. The veteran forward spent an uncertain offseason following an uneven tenure in New Jersey looking for a job before signing a minor-league contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Yet rather than sulk about...

Coyotes' Soderberg thriving despite blindness in left eye

Dec. 4, 2019 4:49 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The darkest time came right after the injury. Months in the hospital. Multiple surgeries. Pain, fear, little hope. Playing hockey again was not even a remote consideration. Carl Soderberg had bigger concerns. “I was more worried about my eye and would I get my vision...

Alex Tuch lifts Golden Knights past Coyotes in shootout

Nov. 29, 2019 11:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Malcolm Subban was 14 years old, he started packing his goalie bags the exact same way and hasn't changed since. "I go pants, jock, kneepads, then skates, shoulder pads, helmet, glove — always the same" said the 25-year-old goaltender for the Vegas Golden Knights. He's just as...

Dvorak scores 2, adds shootout winner as Coyotes top Ducks

Nov. 28, 2019 1:26 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Christian Dvorak's approach was to get to the front of the net for scoring chances, and he executed it to perfection twice before finishing with a flourish. Dvorak scored in the fourth round of the shootout after getting two goals in regulation, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the...

Guentzel scores in OT, Penguins beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins coach Mike Sullivan thought Alex Galchenyuk was working hard, even during a 14-game goal drought to start his tenure in Pittsburgh. It finally paid off Monday night. Galchenyuk scored his first goal with the Penguins and Jake Guentzel beat David Rittich on a rush 4:04 into...

Crouse scores, leaves with injury as Coyotes beat Kings

Nov. 23, 2019 7:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawson Crouse experienced it all against the Los Angeles Kings. Crouse scored the go-ahead goal before a scary fall that forced him to leave the game, and the Arizona Coyotes held on to beat the Kings 3-2 on Saturday. Phil Kessel and Christian Fischer also scored for the Coyotes, who...

Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Nov. 22, 2019 1:00 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tyson Barrie and rookie Pierre Engvall came through to help new Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe get a win in his NHL coaching debut. Barrie scored his first goal of the season, Engvall got the first of his career and the Maple Leafs snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-1...