04-09-2013, 01:36 AM #1
Phil Kessel's sister Amanda a rising star in women's hockey
OTTAWA -- Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel is unloved in Ottawa when the Senators host the NHL's battle of Ontario. His sister Amanda will accept the role of villain in that city if it means a gold medal at the women's world hockey championship.
"I guess I wouldn't mind not being popular if our team won," Amanda says. "It's just exciting to be here in Canada, a country that really supports hockey."
The 21-year-old from Madison, Wisc., is evolving into a dominant player for the U.S. She's four years younger than Phil, yet comparisons of their games will arise.
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