On a night cold enough for hell to freeze over, Phil Kessel scored twice. It had to happen eventually, of course, and the ex-Bruin's two goals ended up the centerpiece of Toronto's 4-3 win on Causeway Street. Here in the Hub of Hockey we'll be assessing the "Kess Trade'' for at least another 8-10 years, and more nights like last night could even out the current sentiment that the Bruins fleeced the Blue and White. What we still don't know about Kessel's tenure in Toronto, however, is how he'll produce if paired with a true No. 1 pivot, reminiscent, say, of Mats Sundin. He hasn't had anyone like that in Toronto, yet he has scored 51 times in more than a season-and-a-half. Again, sans a prime pivot.
Time to make power play for Kaberle
Boston Globe | Feb 16