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Report: Penguins' Kessel Dealt With Hand Injury All Season

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    Report: Penguins' Kessel Dealt With Hand Injury All Season
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    Report: Penguins' Kessel dealt with hand injury all season

    On Friday, it was reported that Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel underwent hand surgery for an injury sustained in the first round of the playoffs.

    Kessel, despite the injury, still had a strong postseason. He scored 10 goals and 22 points in 24 games. Pittsburgh won the Stanley Cup.

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    But apparently, the injury Kessel had been dealing with was something that had actually been bothering him well before the playoffs even began.

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