The latest act took place on Kessel’s Instagram Monday, when the now two-time Stanley Cup champion winger posted a photo of himself eating hot dogs out of the Stanley Cup. The impetus was a column written by Steve Simmons of the Toronto Star following Kessel’s 2015 trade from the Maple Leafs to the Penguins, which led with an accusation that Kessel made daily trips to a local hot dog stand.
The image served as an analogy for Kessel’s perceived laziness, and was another insult hurled during an ugly breakup between Phil and the city.
It’s not the first time Kessel has used social media as a vehicle to clap back at those who have sought to belittle or diminish his capabilities on the ice. Rewind to September 2016, when the United States went winless at the World Cup of Hockey with a roster many criticized for its omissions, including Kessel.
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It’s not clear whether the state will select a winner before Tavares would hit unrestricted free agency next July. All bids are due by Sept. 28 and Empire State Development, the state’s primary business development agency which is handling the RFP, has declined to set a timeline after that.
“The possibility with Belmont and that RFP coming out, there’s great potential there,” Tavares said. “We’ll see where it goes. A lot of those things are out of my hands. Some things I don’t try Cheap Jerseys China to worry about them too, too much. I’m just a hockey player. I try to be as best prepared as I can be.
“It’s a big decision obviously because it’s eight years of my career, really entering into my prime years and a great opportunity for myself to achieve what I set out to achieve when I was a kid, making it to the NHL, wanting to win a Stanley Cup and wanting to do that with the Islanders.”