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On Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers organization announced the signing of 2010 first overall pick Taylor Hall to a seven-year , $42 million contract extension.
You have to have complete belief in the player, and our organization obviously does," Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini said. "He just brings such a complete level to our organization. He grabs the rope and pulls everybody along."
"When they said seven years I didn't blink," the 20-year-old Hall said. "I'm comfortable being here for that long. I think by that time ... I hope we're a perennial threat. That's my main goal and my mindset when I signed the deal."
When Hall's rookie contract expires at the end of next season and the new deal kicks in - he will be the most expensive player on the roster - all I have to say is, finally, someone passes Shawn Horcoff, who signed a six-year, $33-million deal in 2008, will make $6 million next season but av...
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Taylor Hall is staying in Edmonton for the foreseeable future. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NHL entry draft has signed a seven-year extension with the Oilers, the club announced on Wednesday. TSN's Bob McKenzie reports that the new contract will be worth $6 million per season. Hall is obviously widely regarded as one of the game's best young players, and he's done...
Quote from yesterday's rumor blog: "Taylor Hall will get a 7 year deal at $6mil per".
Quote from Oilers today: "Taylor Hall signs a seven year contract extension worth $6mil per."
Ain't I a genius? Wait, don't answer that. Hey, I rarely get stuff 100% right, so allow me to have a moment.
Okay, I'm done. Thanks for that. Now time for the...
GM Steve Tambellini announces the #Oilers have agreed to terms with forward Taylor Hall on a new seven-year contract extension— Edmonton Oilers (@NHL_Oilers) August 22, 2012
Taylor Hall’s agent Paul Krepelka has concluded negotiations with EDM on a 7-year extension that will pay Hall $6M per year.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) August 22, 2012
Reports on Wednesday are that the Edmonton Oilers have agreed on a seven-year, $42M extension ($6M cap hit) with former top overall pick Taylor Hall. In two NHL seasons, Hall has already missed 38 games because of injury. He has … Continue reading →
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GM Steve Tambellini announces the Oilers have agreed to terms with forward Taylor Hall on a new seven-year contract extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $6 million.
Seguin is only 20 years old and hopefully has long career ahead of him as a Bruin.
Taylor Hall signed a seven year deal with the Edmonton Oilers today which is worth over $40 million. This deal must have had Bruins management throwing up in their mouths because they all know that this is the kind of deal that they are going to give Tyler Seguin...
Today, the Edmonton Oilers re-signed one of their up and coming stars Taylor Hall to a restricted free agent deal - Hall just finished his second season in the NHL. The Oilers decided not to wait as they have Hall locked up for the next eight seasons - Hall signed a seven year extension worth 42 Million dollars. The line on Taylor Hall reads (126 games 49 goals, 46 assists —...
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Here's a number of things I've been hearing and/or reading over the last couple of days. Call these rumors if you wish. That's what I'm calling them: Rumors. Why? Because I'm the Oilers rumor guy. If there's a rumor to be found, to be heard, to be invented...I'm your man.
Hall Be Back - Rumors...
In case the Boston Bruins have not been paying much attention to some of the free agent signings and contract extension this offseason, they may want to tune in to what has happened in Carolina and Edmonton over the past couple of weeks. It is certainly going to affect them going forward, especially from a financial aspect.
The Carolina Hurricanes signed Jeff Skinner...