Found November 05, 2011 on Lowetide:
In all the noise and commotion of the first dozen sorties, some Oilers have been lost in the flood a little. No sophomore slump, no need to worry. Perhaps though, later in the season, another gear. Number 11: He can be the best player on the ice, or the worst, and sometimes he is both on the same shift. He can be as thrilling as any player on the team or, without apparent reason, can decide to go for a leisurely skate. -Peter Gzowski, The Game Of Our LivesTwo things: I am not directly comparing Taylor Hall to Mark Messier, they have miles of differences between them. A better comp for Hall from the Boys on the Bus might be Glenn Anderson, wreckless and dangerous (to himself and others) and driven for goals in a raw, exciting way. Second: I don't think Hall has been poor this season, in fact the young man is delivering offense at a pace that will see him exceed 20 goals and 60 points. I think there's another gear. He seems to be pressing a little, and his ice time is just a f...
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