Phil Kessel and The 5 Worst NHL Trades Of The Decade

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Phil Kessel and The 5 Worst NHL Trades Of The Decade
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The Phil Kessel drama continues.

A year after the Toronto Maple Leafs' General Manager acquired the star sniper from the Boston Bruins, things continue to deteriorate.

Not only is Kessel on pace for another low-50's point total, but the Leafs as a whole continue to struggle heavily and once again find themselves in the bottom of the Eastern Conference.

And now it comes out in the media that Kessel and Leafs head coach Ron Wilson aren't on speaking terms.

Yikes.

As talented of a player as Kessel is, few will deny the trade has been a complete debacle for the Maple Leafs as, for the second season in a row, the arch-rival Boston Bruins will be drafting high in the first round using one of the Leafs' draft picks.

And with that, let's take a look at the worst moves of the past 10 years, and where the Kessel trade fits in.

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