Vancouver Canucks Announce That They've Signed NHL Veteran Phil Kessel

Published February 13, 2024 at 9:17 PM
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Fresh news from Vancouver! The Canucks have confirmed that veteran forward and NHL's Ironman Phil Kessel has joined the team's AHL affiliate, the Abbotsford Canucks, for training.


Earlier reports hinted at Vancouver's interest in Kessel, as insider Rick Dhaliwal mentioned the team had been exploring the possibility.




Additionally, Canucks head coach Rick Tocchet, who previously worked with Kessel during their time with the Pittsburgh Penguins, had positive remarks about the veteran forward.


Tocchet played a significant role in Kessel's success with the Penguins, earning the nickname 'Phil Whisperer.'

With a history of success together, a potential reunion between Tocchet and Kessel on the West Coast seems plausible. Stay tuned for further updates.
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