Phil Kessel traded to Coyotes Saturday

by Matthew Catalano | Coyotes Correspondent | Sun, Jun 30th 6:01pm EDT

The Pittsburgh Penguins have decided to trade Phil Kessel to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk and defensive prospect Pierre-Oliver Joseph. (

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In his four seasons with the Penguins, Kessel amassed 110 goals, 193 assists, and two Stanley Cup championships. Kessel will be reunited with Rick Tocchet who was an assistant coach for Pittsburgh between 2014 and 2017. The soon to be 32-year old forward will be taking on a leadership role for a young team eager to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2012.

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