March 05 2011 08:00AM
This has been a tumultuous week for Edmonton Oiler fans. Dustin Penner dealt for futures, Hemsky down again and the Golden boy out for the season courtesy the one thing he can't do (fight) leaves Oilers Nation with the Bell Bottom Blues. Fortunately, the Oilers website has an article up that offers the Key to the Highway.
March 04 2011 08:17PM
It may have been a footnote for most on a day where the Oilers announced that Taylor Hall has been lost for the remainder of the season, but Oiler prospect Alex Plante got some very good news in the form of a recall to the big club.
March 04 2011 09:08AM
His left ankle is encased in a walking cast and it will likely cost Taylor Hall a chance at the Calder Trophy, but for me, Hall's fight with Derek Dorsett Thursday makes the name that ends up engraved on the trophy for the NHL's top rookie in 2011 a moot point.
March 04 2011 07:24AM
Taylor Hall has taken more than his share of abuse this season. The young phenom has a vast array of skills, and one of them is pissing off the opposition with a motor that won't quit and a compete level that's off the scale. Last night, Hall took one too many late hits and reacted. The boy became a man.
March 03 2011 11:41PM
I just spoke with a source who said, nothing broken, but Hall is likely out for a few weeks at least. Severe sprain, possibly the dreaded high ankle sprain, if so, a return this year is doubtful.