Taylor Hall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hall says Oilers should emulate Habs, Rangers

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s easy for a team outside of the playoff race to say “We want to be like the Los Angeles Kings,” but the problem is usually obvious enough: they don’t have what it takes to be like said defending Stanley Cup champions. Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall seems aware that such an idea is..." September 04

  • Taylor Hall having his best & worst season with the Edmonton Oilers

    Edmonton Sun "Having already reached career highs for assists, points and games played, and one away from tying his career high in goals, Taylor Hall is having the best year of his NHL career — right in the middle of the worst year of his NHL career. In an Edmonton Oilers season where any sort of individual..." April 06

  • Taylor Hall, Dallas Eakins try to defuse water-bottle throwing incident

    Pro Hockey Talk "Frustrations boiled over for the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Easy to see why, really. The Oilers fell by a final score of 8-1 to the Calgary Flames on home ice. And yes, for the second time this season, a disgusted fan threw an Oilers jersey on the ice sometime during the third..." March 23

  • Oilers Taylor Hall doesn't make the Canada Olympic hockey cut

    Edmonton Sun "When Taylor Hall is watching the Sochi Olympics, he’ll be dreaming about making a major impact on Team Canada next time - knowing full well, of course, that there might not be a next time. With no guarantee the NHLers will be back for the 2018 Olympics in the hockey hotbed of South Korea,..." January 08

  • NHL all-star of the week Taylor Hall developing defensive game to go with offence

    Edmonton Sun "For Taylor Hall, good offence starts in his own end. The Edmonton Oilers forward is coming off a strong week, good enough to be recognized Monday by the NHL as one of its three stars. Hall had four goals and a pair of assists in three games for the Oilers last week, but credits his good form..." December 10

  • Skinner, Hall, Luongo named 'Three Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the period ending Dec. 8. FIRST STAR -- JEFF SKINNER, CAROLINA HURRICANES Skinner tallied six points last week, including..." December 09

  • Oilers’ Hall ‘so tired’ of having to explain losses

    Pro Hockey Talk "A season that began with cautious optimism has turned into a nightmare for the Edmonton Oilers. They suffered a 3-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks last night to fall to a dismal 4-15-2. That puts them on track for a possible fourth first-overall pick in just five seasons. Forward Taylor Hall was..." November 16

  • Taylor Hall has empathy for Yakupov

    Edmonton Sun "Taylor Hall has been struggling sophomore, so he knows that Nail Yakupov’s troubles aren’t the end of the world. “Everyone goes through phases,” said Hall. “Last year he had a great year. This year he’s struggled a bit but at the same time it’s not like he’s not giving an effort and it’s not..." November 13

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    Edmonton Oilers @EdmontonOilers

    #Oilers morning skate developments --> RT @EdmontonJack Looks like Acton/Eager might be out and Hall/Omark in.

  • Oilers' Taylor Hall ready to return Thursday against Lightning

    NHL.com "Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall will make his return to the lineup on Thursday when the team visits the Tampa Bay Lightning at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Marc Ciampa of Edmontonoilers.com reported the news via his Twitter account on Thursday. According to Ciampa, 15 forwards were on the ice..." November 07

  • Taylor Hall and Jesse Joensuu looking to return to Oilers lineup on upcoming road trip

    Edmonton Journal "There was no way Taylor Hall was readily going to accept a four-week absence from the Edmonton Oilers lineup. So it should come as no surprise that the winger is back on the ice, in a brace, and eyeing a return during the team’s upcoming four-game road trip that starts Tuesday against the..." November 02

  • Taylor Hall doesn’t blame Eric Gryba for his knee injury

    Edmonton Journal "The prospect of another prolonged stint in the Edmonton Oilers medical room is particularly distasteful for Taylor Hall, but he is not accusing Eric Gryba of any foul play. Hall was knocked out of the Oilers last Saturday with a sprained left knee ligament, the result of a knee-on-knee..." October 25

  • Oilers’ Taylor Hall (knee) out 4 weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "More tough injury news for the Edmonton Oilers — winger Taylor Hall will be out four weeks with a knee injury according to general manager Craig MacTavish. Hall was hurt Saturday versus the Senators in Ottawa. For the 21-year-old it’s just the latest entry in an injury log that’s already fairly..." October 22

  • Oilers' Taylor Hall expected to miss four weeks with knee injury

    Edmonton Journal "Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish announced Tuesday morning star forward Taylor Hall is expected to miss four weeks of action due to an injury to his left knee. Hall suffered a n injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee during Saturday's 3-1 Oilers win over the host..." October 22

  • Oilers monitoring Taylor Hall back in Edmonton

    Edmonton Sun "It’s always a bad sign when the first line left winger goes down with an injury but it’s probably a good one when his teammates feel worse for him then they do for themselves. Not only does it mean they’re a close-knit group it means they truly believe they have the depth to handle it. How..." October 21

  • Taylor Hall flies home to Edmonton for assessment of knee injury

    Edmonton Journal "The Edmonton Oilers are still awaiting a verdict on winger Taylor Hall who was flown back to Edmonton on Sunday for further evaluation of his injured left knee. Hall will undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the damage he sustained in a knee-on-knee collision with Eric Gryba of the Ottawa..." October 21

  • Oilers' Hall returns to Edmonton for exam on knee

    NHL.com "The Edmonton Oilers announced Sunday that forward Taylor Hall has returned to Edmonton to receive medical examination on his injured left knee. Hall left Saturday's 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in the second period and did not return. Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by..." October 20

  • Oilers' Hall doesn't return after injuring left knee

    NHL.com "Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall left his team's game Saturday against the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an injury to his left knee and did not return. Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by Senators defenseman Eric Gryba at 11:04 of the period. He came out of..." October 20

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Oilers announce Taylor Hall will not return to game vs. #Sens after suffering left knee injury.

  • Wayne Gretzky congratulates Taylor Hall on breaking his record

    Edmonton Journal "Wayne Gretzky was on the blower to Taylor Hall Thursday night to offer words of encouragement after Hall scored two goals in eight seconds on Long Island to break No. 99′s Edmonton Oilers record of a pair in nine seconds against the St. Louis almost 33 years ago. “That’s good…he seems like a..." October 18

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    Taylor Hall scored twice in 8 seconds tonight vs. Islanders breaking previous #Oilers club record held by Wayne Gretzky.

  • Hall says Oilers have to tune out wildly swinging mood of fans

    Edmonton Sun "Taylor Hall can understand fans’ frustration. Things were bad in Edmonton long before he showed up on the scene as the first piece of the rebuilding puzzle. But even Hall admits getting booed off the ice after the second period in the second home game of the season Monday seemed harsh. Good..." October 09

  • Oilers move Taylor Hall back to wing, Nugent-Hopkins returns Monday

    Edmonton Sun "The Taylor Hall at centre experiment is over. At least for now. With Ryan Nugent-Hopkins returning to the lineup Monday against the New Jersey Devils and Hall struggling in the middle head coach Dallas Eakins decided to make the change. “It’s not a huge deal it’s not as though I was made..." October 07

  • Hall of a dilemma for Oilers captain

    Edmonton Sun "Two months. That's now apparently what the doctors say about the return of Sam Gagner. That's what GM Craig MacTavish said on a TSN second period interview. Two months! Not three or four weeks. Not returning about the same time as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Two months! Guess that means..." September 25

  • Taylor Hall warming to the idea of playing centre for the Oilers

    Edmonton Journal "By his own admission he wasn’t overly enthusiastic about switching from left wing to centre but now that he’s had a couple of games in the middle Taylor Hall is developing an unexpected appreciation for the new role. He’ll play between Ryan Smyth and Ales Hemsky again tonight when the Edmonton..." September 21

  • Oilers’ Taylor Hall tries to find the right speed to play at as a centre

    Edmonton Journal "Moving from left wing to centre is nothing more than a temporary adaptation as far as Taylor Hall is concerned. He went out for a test run on Saturday at Rexall Place playing between Ryan Smyth and Ales Hemsky in the Edmonton Oilers’ split-squad pre-season game against the Calgary Flames and..." September 15

  • Oilers' Taylor Hall unhappy with lack of passion

    Edmonton Sun "OK. Put the Edmonton Oil Kings logo at centre ice for their WHL series against the Calgary Hitmen which starts here Thursday evening. And leave it there. They’re going for it. The logo on the ice or the one on the front of their jersey obviously doesn’t mean that much to the Edmonton..." April 14

  • Lupul, Niemi, Hall named 'Three Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Joffrey Lupul, San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi and Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 31. Lupul led the League with nine points in four games and also tied for first with five goals,..." April 01

  • Hall breaks Gretzky hat trick record as Oilers dump Canucks

    TSN.ca "It didn't take long for the Edmonton Oilers to announce they were serious about rejoining the hunt for a playoff spot. Taylor Hall had a hat trick as the Oilers scored early and often to make it three victories in a row for the first time this season, blowing past the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on..." March 31

  • Detroit close to Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall's old stomping grounds

    Edmonton Sun "For Taylor Hall, it's as near a homecoming as it gets. Having played his junior hockey across the river for the Windsor Spitfires, the Edmonton Oilers winger always has a cheering section in Detroit. "Getting to play in front of some Windsor fans is always nice," he said. "I usually have..." March 07

  • Taylor Hall's hamstring gave him no problems

    Edmonton Sun "Taylor Hall thought he might need another day to rest his hamstring, however, the Edmonton Oilers winger felt so good the morning of the game, he decided to suit up against the Columbus Blue Jackets. “I was happy the way it felt on the ice,” said Hall prior to the contest. “The medical staff..." March 06

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    Hall: "I'm going to play. I feel good and hopefully it holds up."

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    OIL SPILLS: No Taylor Hall for Edmonton Oilers in Minnesota

  • Taylor Hall suspended two games for kneeing Clutterbuck

    TSN.ca "Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall has been suspended two games for kneeing Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck during Thursday's game. Hall appeared to deliver a knee-on-knee hit to Clutterbuck, who had to be helped off the ice and didn't return to the game. Hall received a five-minute..." February 22

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    Taylor Hall has a hearing with the NHL Friday afternoon for his knee on knee hit on Clutterbuck

  • Taylor Hall may face disciplinary action from league

    Edmonton Journal "The perpetrator, who was notably contrite and obviously frustrated with the Edmonton Oilers’ ongoing woes, said he had absolutely no intention of injuring Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck. Still, Taylor Hall may have to explain that to Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s disciplinarian. With..." February 22

  • Cult of Hockey: Two Taylors and one Tyler all show promising signs in OKC

    Edmonton Journal "Injury has marked the seasons of Taylor Hall, Taylor Fedun and Tyler Pitlick, three young Edmonton Oilers properties, but all three have shown good-to-excellent signs in their play with the Oklahoma City Barons. After off-season shoulder surgery, Hall took a few games to get his timing back,..." November 25

  • Taylor Hall to make AHL debut Friday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Today, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall signed his first American Hockey League contract. Tomorrow, he'll be playing. That's the word out of Oklahoma City after Hall was medically cleared from injured reserve, meaning he's officially a locked-out NHL player — and officially ready to join..." November 01

  • Edmonton Oilers Taylor Hall, Ryan Smyth participate in Oil Kings practice

    Edmonton Sun "Most Memorial Cup contenders like to load up on talent in advance of a playoff run, but Monday's additions are not part of the Edmonton Oil Kings master plan. Too bad for them, because Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth could probably help. Instead, it will have to be the other way around, with the..." October 02

  • Oilers' Hall excited to tutor young players

    Edmonton Journal "Taylor Hall has considered a few of the conversations he might have with his proteges at the Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Cup, and the Edmonton Oilers winger has packed his best suit so he's appropriately attired when he makes his coaching debut. Hall is one of several NHLers who will help..." July 17

  • Oilers teammates relate to Hall's woe

    Edmonton Sun "Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky don't have sympathy pains, just scars. They've both had the same shoulder surgery that Taylor Hall is about to have and they know from experience that it's not a fun time. "It's a long injury, six months," said Horcoff, who had his done in 2008, after..." March 28

  • Protecting RNH, other Oilers stars essential in rebuild

    Edmonton Journal "NHL stars have an office where they work, but there's no sign anywhere in the workplace that says "admittance restricted." You can bother the league's best players, annoy them, even hit them, but must don't take a run at them. Jared Boll is an indiscriminate disturber who pretty much tries..." March 27

  • Renney rethinks Sarich hit on Hall

    Edmonton Sun "Upon second thought, Tom Renney would like to go back and analyze Cory Sarich's hit on Taylor Hall Friday. The Calgary Flames defenceman railroaded Hall early in the contest with a hit that concussed the Oilers sophomore and knocked him out of the lineup. Following the game, Renney stated he..." March 19

  • Hall, young teammates know they have to pay their dues to garner more respect

    Edmonton Journal "Restraint is just not an element of Taylor Hall's game, so there are times when the Edmonton Oilers winger inevitably deviates from the high road. Sometimes he just has to share his frustration with the officiating crews. But as Hall, sophomore centre Jordan Eberle and rookie centre Ryan..." March 02

  • Oilers kids show their mettle

    Edmonton Sun "Interim head coach Ralph Krueger was talking about his two scorers in perhaps his final game replacing concussed Tom Renney as the coach of the Edmonton Oilers. "I was coaching a country for 13 years that couldn't score goals," said the former national coach of Switzerland. "We would win..." February 24

  • Hall breaks Dome goose-egg

    Edmonton Sun "So that's what life would be like without Miikka Kiprusoff's heroics? Having finally cracked the top eight and appearing ready to stay there with perhaps the easiest game left this season on their docket, the Calgary Flames goofed. The Flames zigged when everybody figured they'd..." February 22

  • Hall's frustration boiled over

    Edmonton Sun "Taylor Hall's meltdown came in front of a national television audience on Saturday. So did the questioning of his coach's decision to pull the goaltender in the later stage of a game when they were already three goals down. It was a reaction the Edmonton Oilers sophomore was regretting the..." January 23

  • Hall 'counting his lucky stars', says his mother

    Edmonton Journal "If there's any possible good to come of her son's misfortune, it will be that Taylor Hall's teammates and his NHL peers will wear their helmets before they skate out for their next pre-game warm-up. Hall will definitely be wearing his when he suits up for the Edmonton Oilers. "We've had that..." January 19

  • Hall's tenacity contagious

    Edmonton Sun "Watching Taylor Hall playing through the five-game losing streak, Edmonton fans saw a player who stood out from all the others. He was hungry. Night in and night out, he played a robust, charge-the-barricades game. But after the 5-0 debacle against the Anaheim Ducks last Friday, you had to..." January 16

  • Oilers Hall shines on road swing

    Edmonton Sun "The Edmonton Oilers were far from their best, but it's tough to imagine Taylor Hall playing much better. The Oilers winger was one of the lone bright spots in what could turn out to be the end of a playoff-contending road trip. Hall had five goals and two assists in the seven consecutive..." January 09