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Kessel: Teammates are “really deserving”

Posted By Joe Haggerty On January 8, 2009 @ 11:10 am In General | No Comments

Phil Kessel [1] has the second-most goals in the NHL [2] this year and could have been understandably miffed with the NHL [3] powers that be for not being named to the NHL All-Star Game’s Eastern Conference team. But instead the 21-year-old phenom mentioned how deserving veteran teammates like Marc Savard [4], Tim Thomas [5] and Zdeno Chara [6] were for again getting to the NHL’s mid-winter classic and representing the Black and Gold.

 “I think [Chara, Thomas and Savard] are really deserving,” said Kessel, who is fourth in the NHL with 24 goals scored and .  “We’re on a really good hockey club this year and our leaders and guys like that deserve to be there.”


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[1] Phil Kessel: http://media.weei.com/hockey/phil-kessel.htm

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[4] Marc Savard: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marc-savard.htm

[5] Tim Thomas: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tim-thomas.htm

[6] Zdeno Chara: http://media.weei.com/hockey/zdeno-chara.htm

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