Kessel trade seems imminent; Maple Leafs still front-runner to add Bruins forward

Updated: September 17, 2009, 4:52 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

Scoring Class

If Phil Kessel is traded, the winning team will get one of the league's top young goal scorers from last season. Here's a look at the most regular-season goals from players under the age of 23 during the 2008-09 season:

Alex Ovechkin, Capitals:56 goals (age 23) Phil Kessel, Bruins:36 goals (age 21) Loui Eriksson, Stars:36 goals (age 23) Evgeni Malkin, Penguins:35 goals (age 22)

Phil Kessel is still a Bruin, but certainly not for long.

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