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The NHL is a dangerous sport, so much so that the players can find ways to injure themselves badly even during warm-ups. Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers slipped on a puck and fell into teammate Corey Potter during warm-ups at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. The end result was Hall taking Potter’s blade to his face and leaving a fairly deep cut right above his eye. I am always confused to why masks aren;t mandatory in the NHL, and this is another example of why the NHL should institute that mandate. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that it took nearly 30 stitches to close up Taylor Hall’s cut over his eye and he was unable to play in the game.
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Taylor Hall, in just his second NHL season knows a thing or two about being a professional athlete. The first, is that it's very important to wear a helmet during pregame warm-ups. The second, that chicks dig scars. Take a look at the picture Hall's Oilers posted on Twitter after taking a skate to the head earlier this week. He received a black eye and 30 stitches.
A routine pre-game warm-up skate turned pretty scary for Edmonton Oilers young gun Taylor Hall. Hall, who must have been working on a triple lutz, fell and teammate Corey Potter skating behind him tried to get out of the way. He obviously couldn't. The 20-year old first overall pick of the 2010 NHL Draft was ruled out for the game and was taken to a local hospital for stitches...
As many of you have likely read about, heard about or even have seen the disturbing video, Oilers left winger Taylor Hall suffered a terrible and extremely frightening injury during the team’s pregame skate on Tuesday before the team took on the Columbus Blue Jackets. After slipping while making a turn, a helmet-less Hall collided [...]
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall took a skate across his head the other night in Columbus – during warmups. A freak fall resulted in Hall taking out his teammate and Corey Potter trying to avoid the bodies strewn across the ice. No chance. Potter’s skate clipped Hall’s head and you now get a look at what a skate can do to a face. Not a good look.
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from Mark Zwolinski and Joseph Hall of the Toronto Star, A gruesome skate-to-the-face gash on Taylor Hall’s forehead may well put helmets on all Toronto Maple Leafs during the team’s pre-game warm-ups.
“I’m thinking about it,” said coach Ron Wilson when asked if he’d make helmets mandatory.
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Taylor Hall scored at 3:06 of overtime to lift the Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night, snapping a five game losing streak.
''It's an emotional game and it takes passion to play and we had...
Taylor Hall scored at 3:06 of overtime to lift Edmonton to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night, snapping the Oilers' five game losing streak.
Hall scored his 15th of the season on a power play after a terrific backhand pass from Shawn Horcoff.
Josh Green scored in regulation for the Oilers, who have just three wins in their last 15 games.
Taylor Hall spoke with edmontonoilers.com exclusively today prior to meeting with the media.
"I'm feeling better. I'd like to thank our trainers and the Columbus medical staff."
Watch an entire interview wit...
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall was hurt when he accidentally made contact with a teammate during team warmups before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
It was a freak accident, but one that has captured the attention of the NHL, its fans and the hockey world as a whole. With on slip on a puck the Edmonton Oilers’ 2010 first overall draft pick Taylor Hall slid into a corner during warm-up and suffered an injury that was difficult for his teammates to see. Some described the cut as down to the bone, and the worst thing is that it...
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall was hurt when he accidentally made contact with a teammate during team warmups before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Team spokesman J.J. Hebert confirmed that Hall "fell and a teammate tried to avoid him and his skate cut him." Hall, who was not wearing a helmet, had blood running down the side of his head...
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall sat out Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets after cutting his head when he accidentally made contact with a teammate during pregame warm-ups.
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall sat out Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets after cutting his head when he accidentally made contact with a teammate during pregame warmups.