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One of the consistent goal scorers in the NHL, Phil Kessel is a key player for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Phil is a product of USA Hockey National Team and recently holds the programs career record for goals with 104.

 

Is the 30-years-old NLH player, Phil in a relationship? Want to know? Then let's take a look at his current relationship, dating, past affairs including his salary and net worth, early life and education, career.

Phil Kessel Early life and Education

Phil Kessel was born on October 2, 1987, as Philip Joseph Kessel, Jr in Madison, Wisconsin, the U.S. He was raised in a family of athletes and started his youth hockey at his hometown of Madison.

[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel during his childhood ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Phil completed his high school graduation from Pioneer High School in 2005 and then he joined the University of Minnesota on a sports scholarship. He even played for the season 2005-2006 for the Golden Gophers men’s ice hockey team,

Phil Kessel Career

Phil also participates and performed in NHL League, WCHA League and also played for an American Hockey League affiliate team- Providence.

[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel ][ SOURCE: Toronto Star ]

Although Phil started his playing career since childhood, he started his professional career in 2006 with Boston Bruins. It was made an official announcement that Boston Bruins signed Phil to a 3-years, entry-level contract worth of $850,000.

Phil was an outstanding performance while playing for Boston Bruins as in 2009-2010, he scored 36 goals for the team. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs and played the majority of his NHL career with it.

[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel ][ SOURCE: Wikimedia Commons ]

Recently, he plays for Pittsburgh Penguins. He participated in 2010 Winter Olympic and performed 6 games. In 2014, he played 6 games, scored 5 goals and 3 assist for his team at Winter Olympic.

Phil Kessel Personal life

If you noticed then, players are professionally an open book but when the matter comes towards their personal life, they don’t want it as an open book. And this NHL player has managed keep his personal matter under the reader.

But let us tell you that Phil is in a relationship. He has a girlfriend- Sandra Pereira since 2015. And their love has been growing deeper and deeper ever since. Talking about Sandra, she is a food enthusiast and is speculated to be from Canada. Moreover, Phil is really happy with his romantic relationship with Sandra. Take a look:

[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel with  Sandra Pereira ][ SOURCE: PlayersGF.com ]
[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel with  Sandra Pereira ][ SOURCE: Player Wives Wiki ]
[ CAPTION: Phil Kessel with  Sandra Pereira ][ SOURCE: Tumblr ]

Phil Kessel Net Worth

Although Phil’s net worth cannot be verified, as per the report of The Richest has estimated his net worth around $59 million. As his first entry-level contract worth $850,000. His 5-year contract with leaf worth $27 million. In 2013, he signed ab 8 years contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs worth $64,000,000 including $22,500,000 as signing bonus. And his salary is estimated to be $9 million.

According to Spotrac, in 2016-2017, Phil earns a base salary of $7,000,000 and $2,000,000 as signing bonus and carried a cap hit of $6,800,000.

Updated On Fri May 18 2018 Published On Sat May 19 2018 By Monika Rana

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