Phil Kessel Ice Hockey Right winger

Phil kessel

Philip Kessel, Jr. (born October 2, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey forward for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kessel is a product of USA Hockey National Team Development Program and became that program's all-time leader for goals and points in his final 2004–05 year. Kessel finished his amateur career by playing collegiate hockey for the University of Minnesota in the WCHA. He was the fifth-overall pick of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, taken by the Boston Bruins. In his rookie season, he was awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for overcoming testicular cancer and continuing to play. Kessel plays internationally for the United States, and represented them every year between 2003-2010 except 2009 due to a shoulder injury. At the 2010 Winter Olympics Kessel played in 6 games, recording a goal and an assist en route to a silver medal. Kessel had an outstanding 2004–05 junior season, one in which many NHL scouts ranked him as a prospect comparable to Sidney Crosby (and one of The Next Ones). Born in October, Kessel missed the 2005 NHL Entry Draft cutoff by only one month.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 2nd, 1987
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
White American
Places lived
Madison , Wisconsin
pop. 243,344 (2013)

Family

Parents
Siblings

Education

1. University of Minnesota Colleges/University

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the fourth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 52,557 students in 2011–2012.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2013. 1.78 bil. $
2006. 2.22 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1851
Headquarters
231 Pillsbury Drive S.E., 55455 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Undergraduates
2013. 5,544
2010. 33,607
2009. 33,236
Postgraduates
2013. 45,982
2010. 18,114
Acceptance rate
2012. 49.5 %
2011. 47.8 %
2010. 47.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 13.6 K $
2011. 13 K $
2010. 12.3 K $
2009. 11.5 K $
2008. 10.8 K $
Official web page www.umn.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Minnesota connected by profession and/or age

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Olympic medals

2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver

The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, were a major international multi-sport event held from February 12 to February 28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the resort town of Whistler. Approximately 2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated in 86 events in fifteen disciplines. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games were organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee, headed by John Furlong. The 2010 Winter Olympics were the third Olympics hosted by Canada and the first by the province of British Columbia. Previously, Canada hosted the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. Following Olympic tradition, then-Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan received the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

Medal Event Date Location Other medalists
Silver
Ice hockey – Men's tournament February 23rd, 2010 Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Teams played 2

Toronto Maple Leafs Ice Hockey

From To Position
2009 Right wing

The Toronto Maple Leafs (officially the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club) is a professional ice hockey franchise based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team is one of the "Original Six" league members. As of 2012 they were owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Ltd. and are represented by chairman Larry Tanenbaum. Their general manager is Brian Burke. Their head coach is Randy Carlyle. In 1999 they moved to Air Canada Centre, which replaced Maple Leaf Gardens, their home since 1931. The franchise was founded in 1917, operating simply as Toronto and known today as the Toronto Arenas, as it was operated by the Toronto Arena Company, owners of the Arena Gardens arena. In 1919, the NHL transferred the franchise to new owners who christened the team the Toronto St. Patricks. The franchise was sold in 1926 and was renamed the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club. The team colours are blue and white. As of 2011 the Maple Leafs had won thirteen Stanley Cup championships, second only to the twenty-four championships of their primary rival, the Montreal Canadiens.

General club info

Club founded 1917
Leagues
National Hockey League
Stadiums
Air Canada Centre
1999 -
Maple Leaf Gardens
1931 - 1999
Team colors

Coaches

Coach From To
Peter Horachek 2014

Social media

Official website

mapleleafs.nhl.com

Wikipedia article

Teammates partial list

2009 - - Right wing
2009 - 2012
2009 - 2013 - Defenseman
2009 - 2013 - Left Wing
2009 - 2012 - Goaltender
2009 - - Defenseman
2009 - - Centerman
2009 - - Centerman

Boston Bruins Ice Hockey

From To Position
2006 2009 Right wing

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts, US. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team has been in existence since 1924, and is the league's third-oldest team and is the oldest in the United States. It is also an Original Six franchise, along with the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Bruins have won six Stanley Cup championships, the fifth most of all-time and second most of any American NHL team (behind the Red Wings, who have 11). Their home arena is the TD Garden, where they have played since 1995. Prior to 1995, the team played its home games at the Boston Garden for 67 seasons, beginning in 1928. In 1924, at the convincing of Boston grocery tycoon Charles Adams, the National Hockey League decided to expand to the United States. Adams had fallen in love with hockey while watching the 1924 Stanley Cup Finals between the NHL champion Montreal Canadiens and the WCHL champion Calgary Tigers. He persuaded the NHL to grant him a franchise for Boston, which occurred on November 1, 1924.

Championships won

Championship Year Runner-up Result
Stanley Cup 2011 Vancouver Canucks 4-3

General club info

Leagues
National Hockey League
Stadiums
TD Garden
1995 -
Boston Garden
1928 - 1995

Coaches

Coach From To
Claude Julien

Teammates partial list

2009 - 2010
2003 - 2007
2008 - 2011
2008 - 2010
2008 - 2011
2007 - 2011
2007 - 2013 - Defenseman
2005 - 2012 - Goaltender

Wikipedia

Check Phil Kessel on wikipedia.

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