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Kessel gets brutally roasted on TV!

The poor guy always seems to be the easy target...

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The National Hockey League playoffs may be underway with some of the league's best players giving their all, but that did not stop one of the funniest hosts on American television to poke fun at them. On Thursday night, some of the NHL's best players got completely roasted on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", some more than others... 

As he has several times in the past, the comedian featured NHL players in his "Tonight Show Superlatives" bit, in which their headshots are displayed and he awards them an honor straight out of a high school yearbook (often starting off with "Most Likely to ...").

The crowd loves it, and we bet you will too. Fallon, of course, chose some easy targets as Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, but some got brutally roasted - more than others. There were new introductions to the honors: for example Vegas Golden Knights defender Nate Schmidt and Tampa Bay Lighting blue liner Anton Stralman were introduced in Fallon's yearbook, and they are quite hilarious. However, there is always one easy target... 

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel was also among the players included in the segment. The poor guy always seems to be the easy target... This time around, Fallon ended the segment with the Pens forward, and the crowd was waiting for it. The popular host crowned Kessel the: Most Likely to - wait for it - Be the mugshot of the lovechild between Ed Sheeran and Bobcat Goldthwait. 

You can watch the entire segment from "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" in the video down below: 

It is not the first time Kessel gets insulted this season, and it surely won't stop now that the Penguins have made the postseason yet again. The thing with Kessel is that my mother would not be able to say he is a professional NHL player if she passed him on the streets. He looks like your average Joe, but one that can manage to score 34 goals in a season, like he has this year in 82 games with the Pens. At the end of the season in March, New Jersey Devils forward Blake Coleman decided to make fun of Kessel's looks by calling him fat and pretending to be Kessel eating loads of food... 

At least now, Kessel can claim that he does not look like an average Joe; he looks like the lovechild between Ed Sheeran and Bobcat Goldthwait.