American professional ice hockey player comes with an estimated net worth of $14 million. Phil Kessel started his career when he joined the AAA Madison Capitols from 2001-2003. He received a sports scholarship at University of Minnesota, and played with the Golden Gophers for just one season. Kessel was named as the WCHA Rookie of the Year. In 2006, Kessel was picked as the 5th overall pick by the Boston Bruins during the NFL Draft. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer while with the team, and received the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. Following per year, he played in the 2007 NHL Young Stars Game. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2009.