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ONE OF HALL'S FORMER TEAMS REPORTEDLY PUSHING TO BRING HIM BACK FOR PLAYOFF RUN

Apr 7, 2021 à 15h30      BRENNEN BEAUDIN
The Taylor Hall sweepstakes seem to be taking another interesting turn as now one of his former teams are in on acquiring him. In fact the team in on him is the team that drafted him first overall back in the 2010 NHL Draft, the Edmonton Oilers.

According to former NHL general manager Doug MacLean, the Oilers are expressing interest in the 29-year old forward. MacLean was talking to CHED radio host Reid Wilkins, passing on some trade rumblings regarding the Oilers and Hall.

"I also heard yesterday they're in on the guy from Buffalo that everybody wants: Taylor Hall. I'm thinking: How is that going to work. How could Taylor Hall go there on a deal? The guy told me they're looking at a deal that would have them both done for less than $12 million for both of them (Hall and Nugent Hopkins), and it would work next yearIt was a reasonable source that said it."

"We'll see if there's anything to it. As they say in P.E.I., I'm not telling you it's the truth, I'm just telling you what I heard."

It is reasonable for the Oilers to try and go after another top-six winger to pair with McDavid, but is Hall really the answer? He carries a hefty cap hit this year at $8 million, but his speed paired with McDavid's other-worldly skating abilities would be fun to watch and could possibly lead to an unstoppable duo.

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NHL STATS
SEASON
2020-2021GPGAPTS
CONNOR MCDAVID
+3
45255277
LEON DRAISAITL
+1
45224264
PATRICK KANE
+1
47154358
BRAD MARCHAND
42243155
AUSTON MATTHEWS
42332255
MITCH MARNER
46144155
NATHAN MACKINNON
39173653
MARK STONE
+1
45183553
ARTEMI PANARIN
35163652
MIKKO RANTANEN
43262652
SIDNEY CROSBY
45183452
MARK SCHEIFELE
45173552
JONATHAN HUBERDEAU
47163349
JAKE GUENTZEL
46202848
NICKLAS BACKSTROM
46143347
ALEKSANDER BARKOV
41192746
MAX PACIORETTY
+1
44222446
NIKOLAJ EHLERS
45202545
ANZE KOPITAR
43103444
ALEX DEBRINCAT
43232144
  COMPLETE STATS
NHL STATS
YESTERDAY
APRIL 21, 2021 G A PTS
JONATHAN AUDY-MARCHESSAULT
2 2 4
BRANDON HAGEL
1 2 3
CONNOR MCDAVID
1 2 3
JOSH ANDERSON
2 - 2
MIKAEL GRANLUND
1 1 2
VINNIE HINOSTROZA
1 1 2
MATTIAS JANMARK-NYLEN
1 1 2
NICO STURM
1 1 2
PIUS SUTER
1 1 2
KIRBY DACH
- 2 2
JEFF PETRY
- 2 2
TOMAS TATAR
- 2 2
SHEA THEODORE
- 2 2
CHRISTIAN DVORAK
1 - 1
KEVIN FIALA
1 - 1
MARCUS FOLIGNO
1 - 1
TOMAS HERTL
1 - 1
WYATT KALYNUK
1 - 1
KIRILL KAPRIZOV
1 - 1
DOMINIK KUBALIK
1 - 1
  COMPLETE RESULTS