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Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s what Phil Kessel is thankful for

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He didn’t say he was thankful to be a Stanley Cup Champion, but it was implied, I’m sure.

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It’s Thanksgiving! Hopefully for you that means lots of good food, good company, and good times all around.

One thing to be thankful for: that Phil Kessel is a Pittsburgh Penguin. He’s a point-per-game player - 20 in 20 - which is leading the Penguins in scoring (although another guy to be thankful for, Sidney Crosby, is right behind him with fewer games played... It’s a good time to be a Pens fan) - and oh yeah, he’s a Stanley Cup Champion.

Just like we’re all thankful for Kessel, Kessel has his own list of things to be thankful for:

Aw, that’s so Phil. Of course, a lot of people have supported him as he’s worked to be one of the best in the world, and that kind of support is always necessary, so it’s great when those who deserve it get it.

And nobody deserves it more than Kessel, who’s now got the support of an entire city, too. Happy Thanksgiving!