Originally written December 15, 2011 on Hockey Fan Land:
As expected, Taylor Hall will officially make his return from a shoulder injury tonight in Phoenix. This is great news for an Edmonton Oilers club that has come back to earth after jumping out to a fast start this season. Hall had 18 points in 22 games before getting hurt and is still fifth on the team in scoring, despite missing eight games this year. Just how much does the top pick in the 2010 draft mean to his club? The Oilers have gone 2-5 since he went down on OCt. 26 and the club is 5-0 in contests where he scores at least one goal this season.These stats provided by ESPN prove just how valuable Taylor Hall is to the Edmonton Oilers. Just having Hall's energy level back in the lineup should provide a boost to the Oilers offense.
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