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Kessel denies Globe report; admits odds of staying in Boston are slim

According to Mike Brophy of, Phil Kessel has denied the report from Kevin Paul Dupont of The Boston Globe that stated that Kessel has broken off negotiations with the Boston Bruins.

"I don't know who is saying that, but it's not true"

- Phil Kessel on the reports that he will not negotiate with the Bruins

Kessel did however admit that the odds of him staying in Boston are not good at this point, but would not completely rule out the possiblity of staying in the "Hub of Hockey".

"You can never say never. They are doing what they think is best for them. It's just business."