NHL Rumors: Penguins Trade Phil Kessel To Coyotes For Alex Galchenyuk, Pierre-Oliver Joseph

Phil Kessel is on the move once again.

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Saturday a deal to send Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a 2021 fourth-round pick to the Arizona Coyotes for center Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Pierre-Oliver Joseph.

Kessel spent the last four seasons with the Penguins, averaging 27.5 goals and 48.3 assists per season. The ex-Boston Bruins winger racked up 82 points (27 goals, 55 assists) with Pittsburgh through the 2018-19 season.

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