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Brother: Blake Kessel
Sister: Amanda Kessel
Cousin: David Moss
Known as a speedy winger with a dangerous shot and quick release. Kessel was drafted 5th overall in 2006 after winning gold at the U18 World Junior Championship and became the first rookie in NHL history to win a Bill Masterton Trophy. He played in 3 All-Star games and won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017.