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Is the Best NHL Player On A Canadian Team An American?

from Mark Zwolinski of the Toronto Star,

Phil Kessel might have done something more than score the winning goal for the Leafs in the club’s overtime win against Colorado Tuesday night.

He might have just helped make his case for being the best player on a Canadian-based NHL team.

Kessel, ever since he came to Toronto five years ago an in much debated trade with Boston, has arguably not been portrayed as an “elite” level player, parallel with the likes of the Sedins, Erik Karlsson, Evander Kane, and P.K. Subban, who are superstars with other Canadian teams in the NHL.

continued and according to Toronto Star readers, Kessel is by far the best...

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