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Phil
Kessel
College None
Team Pittsburgh Penguins
81RW
6'0"Height
202Weight
31Age
0Exp
Phil Kessel's Fantasy Scouting Report

SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND

Phil Kessel had a good, but not elite, year in fantasy. He is the #85 ranked fantasy skater this season and the #25 wing. His high ranking is definitely helped by his number of games played (83). Based on average fantasy points he is the #32 wing. He peaked early in the season. He averaged 3.1 FPs in his first 27 games and 2.3 FP in his final 28 games. His standard deviation divided by his average is 1.48 which is close to the league ratio. Our projected ceiling for Kessel when he 'goes off' is 13 fantasy points (his average is 2.4FPs).

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STATISTICAL DROPOFF FROM PREVIOUS SEASON

Getting older predictably resulted in a drop in production. His average fantasy points decreased by 17% this season.

WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

He has averaged 7.3 fantasy points per week and had 13 weeks where he came up short (below 80% of average) and had 11 weeks where he was +20% above average.

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

He averaged 13.7 FD points and 3.7 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 0.5 and on FanDuel it was 1.6 fantasy points. When he was good, he was very good with a DraftKings ceiling of 6 and 25.8 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2018PIT822755820-01210045
2017PIT823458920-01260613
2016PIT822347700-0840510
2015PIT822633590-045023
2014TOR822536610-084023
2013TOR823743800-0860212
2012TOR482032520-064053
2011TOR823745820-01060919
2010TOR823232640-012602435
2009TOR703025550-08505963
2008BOS703624600-08604245
2007BOS821918370-0530138188
2006BOS701118290-0100152221
Career (13 Seasons)996357466823-86102650450620
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2018PIT21512.617:581786264.950.20280013
2017PIT26113.018:411823309.522.15360113
2016PIT22910.017:551797291:011:07200010
2015PIT2749.518:221886288:082:1318009
2014TOR2808.918:471796302:550:53300015
2013TOR30512.120:392009257:092:23271011
2012TOR16112.419:471149159:111:2618009
2011TOR29512.520:021874274:137:18200010
2010TOR3259.819:381826307:369:35240012
2009TOR29710.119:321516270:352:5121108
2008BOS23215.516:321354166:4116:0516008
2007BOS2138.915:131586173:395:35280014
2006BOS1706.514:031292169:265:3412006
Career (13 Seasons)325711.018:15216943235:0257:2129821138
2018-19 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in October107815610202528175:462224002
Games in November1431013-82000437268:1831612005
Games in December1571118-140203917.9262:043162001
Games in January11459-1010202516198:112280000
Games in February13099-20000240229:222924002
Games in March1631114-33030466.5283:353496003
Games in April3314-110101323.156:57630000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Won44213758199010010021760:0893516007
Games Lost3861824-3830001155.2714:0585112006
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games41162642-3806011114.4745:0787116007
Road Games41112940-16404010410.6729:0691512006
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break50213455-13806013215.9904:19108218008
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Amalie Arena1000000001017:05240000
American Airlines Center1022100001015:57200000
BB&T Center1000-100001020:52280000
Barclays Center1011-200003020:38250000
Bell Centre21230100042532:28452001
Bell MTS Place1011-100001016:34190000
Bridgestone Arena1000-100001015:37210000
Canadian Tire Centre2022-200006041:49450000
Capital One Arena2000000005032:31412001
Enterprise Center1033000001017:36230000
Gila River Arena110101010333.321:03270000
Honda Center11230001042515:16200000
KeyBank Center211201010101038:59500000
Lincoln Financial Field1011100006016:18230000
Little Caesars Arena11010000052017:57230000
Madison Square Garden2022000002033:20400000
NYCB Live1000000007022:46250000
Nationwide Arena2022000005036:09470000
PNC Arena2011000006028:02410000
PPG Paints Arena41162642-3806011114.4745:0787116007
Pepsi Center1000-200000018:26220000
Prudential Center2112-2100025034:05466003
Rogers Arena11122001025017:46230000
Rogers Place1022-100001018:49230000
SAP Center at San Jose1000-300001018:41200000
STAPLES Center1011-300001017:14180000
Scotiabank Arena2000000003035:15470000
Scotiabank Saddledome12022000054016:27212001
T-Mobile Arena1101-3000042520:03240000
TD Garden1011-100004020:48240000
United Center1000-300005019:37220000
Wells Fargo Center1011100000016:02200000
Xcel Energy Center11232000042514:56180000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
After All-Star Break3262127-64040837.2569:5470410005
vs Anaheim Ducks2134-10010616.736:23450000
vs Arizona Coyotes211221010714.338:54486002
vs Boston Bruins3112-10000911.152:57680000
vs Buffalo Sabres3213010101414.359:39730000
vs Carolina Hurricanes4011-200009058:57790000
vs Columbus Blue Jackets413411010119.174:24920000
vs Calgary Flames222400000922.236:00422001
vs Chicago Blackhawks2011-300009038:22410000
vs Colorado Avalanche2011-200002036:08440000
vs Dallas Stars2033200002032:36420000
vs Detroit Red Wings3527230201435.752:40600000
vs Edmonton Oilers2022-200002034:26430000
vs Florida Panthers3011-300008058:32740000
vs Los Angeles Kings2112-41010333.335:20400000
vs Minnesota Wild21232000052031:02350000
vs Montreal Canadiens3123-2100052047:09632001
vs New Jersey Devils4112-3100052070:46866003
vs Nashville Predators2011000002035:39440000
vs New York Islanders4246-110001612.583:04930000
vs New York Rangers4044-100006069:45820000
vs Ottawa Senators3044000009061:34670000
vs Philadelphia Flyers40331000013065:24842001
vs San Jose Sharks2000-400005036:04432001
vs St. Louis Blues2033-100005036:38442001
vs Tampa Bay Lightning32242100054059:57712001
vs Toronto Maple Leafs3000-200009054:45710000
vs Vancouver Canucks21233001052036:44480000
vs Washington Capitals4134-11010812.573:44864002
vs Winnipeg Jets2011-100004031:17370000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Vegas Golden Knights24040001085035:23410000
vs Western Conference Tms30112334-920507414.9530:5663712005
vs Own Division2851924-64020687.4496:0460212006
vs Eastern Conference Tms52163248-101005014111.3943:17114916008
Outside Own Division54223658-13808014715978:09118416007
Overall82275582-1912010021512.61474:131786280013
2018 Game Log
OCTOBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
10/04vsW7-602200020.000221:607:770:00
10/06vsL5-1000-20010.000014:683:580:00
10/11vsW4-230330040.750015:331:100:00
10/13@L4-311211020.500015:822:130:00
10/16vsL3-201110030.000018:971:330:00
10/18@W3-000010020.000016:881:250:00
10/23@W6-5022-10010.000018:822:770:00
10/25@W9-120220050.400216:452:250:00
10/27@W5-011220020.500017:775:020:00
10/30vsL6-3011-10030.000019:454:300:00
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/01@L3-2011-20030.000020:633:320:00
11/03vsL5-0000-20060.000019:505:950:00
11/05vsL5-100000020.000018:454:230:00
11/07@L2-100000050.000017:432:270:00
11/10vsW4-001120040.000617:850:750:00
11/13@L4-2112-21020.500419:383:650:00
11/15vsL4-311201030.333223:005:230:00
11/17@L6-4022-20040.000021:286:030:00
11/19vsL5-410100040.250020:674:270:00
11/21vsW5-101110010.000016:652:630:00
11/23@L2-1011-10040.000020:802:430:00
11/24vsW4-201110040.000017:651:900:00
11/27@W4-3011-10010.000016:571:830:00
11/28@L6-3000-20000.000018:433:230:00
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/01vsL4-2000-20010.000015:750:850:00
12/04vsW6-301100020.000017:701:700:00
12/06vsW6-222421030.667020:224:180:00
12/08@L2-100000020.000020:533:520:00
12/10@W2-100000070.000022:775:720:00
12/12@L6-3000-30050.000019:622:570:00
12/14vsW5-310100030.333015:031:270:00
12/15vsW4-3101-11020.500018:103:800:00
12/17vsL4-2011-10020.000021:124:320:00
12/19@W2-100000000.000215:084:530:00
12/20vsW2-100000010.000016:103:280:00
12/22@W3-001110020.000011:951:120:00
12/27vsW5-221312040.500015:572:870:00
12/29@W6-103300010.000017:602:770:00
12/31@W3-212320040.250014:930:970:00
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/02@W7-2000-10010.000017:053:020:00
01/04vsW4-000000030.000014:724:170:00
01/06vsL5-301100040.000018:753:700:00
01/08vsW5-1000-10020.000017:284:420:02
01/11@W7-412300040.250015:273:970:00
01/12@L5-2011-30010.000017:234:480:00
01/15@L5-2000-30010.000018:683:180:00
01/18@W3-210101030.333021:055:020:00
01/19@L7-3101-30040.250020:052:350:18
01/28vsL6-3000-10010.000018:237:200:00
01/30vsW4-211220011.000019:872:770:00
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01vsW5-302220030.000019:753:230:00
02/02@L3-2000-10010.000018:370:830:00
02/05vsL4-0000-20010.000017:733:020:00
02/07@L3-2000-10010.000020:873:770:00
02/09@L5-400000010.000017:080:380:00
02/11@W4-101110000.000016:031:130:00
02/13vsW3-1000-10010.000015:622:000:00
02/16vsL5-4022-20040.000019:554:220:00
02/17vsW6-502210010.000016:575:700:00
02/19@W4-300000000.000214:702:150:00
02/21vsL4-0000-10040.000217:381:970:00
02/23@L4-301110060.000016:300:000:00
02/26@W5-201110010.000019:421:620:00
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/01@L4-3000-10070.000021:334:530:00
03/02@W5-1011-10020.000216:653:380:00
03/05vsW3-2011-10050.000020:381:980:00
03/07vsW3-010101020.500020:604:770:00
03/09@L4-1011-10040.000016:733:330:00
03/10vsW4-200000020.000017:124:570:00
03/12vsW5-3112-11011.000019:623:970:00
03/14@W5-011211030.333017:654:520:00
03/16vsL5-1000-10040.000219:034:880:00
03/17vsL2-101110060.000217:324:150:00
03/19@L3-2000-10040.000016:081:320:00
03/21@W2-1000-10010.000015:622:250:00
03/23@W3-202210010.000015:950:850:00
03/25@W5-202210010.000016:283:480:00
03/29vsL3-101110010.000020:035:280:00
03/31vsW3-100000020.000013:181:880:00
APRILSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
04/02@L4-110100050.200017:952:280:00
04/04vsW4-121311050.400019:155:400:00
04/06vsL4-3000-20030.000019:855:150:00