Phil Kessel and the Hall of Fame; John Tortorella's reasonable take on analytics
It was a huge week for Phil Kessel, and the Philadelphia Flyers are off to an .... interesting start.
Phil Kessel had a major milestone week by officially becoming the NHL’s new ironman by playing in his 990th consecutive game. In that same game he reached another major milestone by scoring the 400th goal of his career to check off another pretty significant personal milestone.
All of these accomplishments (especially the ironman streak) prompted several stories and profiles of the NHL’s most fascinating and unique players, and also the Hall of Fame debate.
So let’s have that.
Is Phil Kessel a Hall of Famer?
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