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Wayne Gretzky was on the blower to Taylor Hall Thursday night to offer words of encouragement after Hall scored two goals in eight seconds on Long Island to break No. 99′s Edmonton Oilers record of a pair in nine seconds against the St. Louis almost 33 years ago.
“That’s good…he seems like a nice young man” said Gretzky in a phone conversation after the game.
“I remember when I’d break one of Gordie’s (Howe) records he always said that about me.”
Gretzky didn’t see the game but he was texted by ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun for a comment.
“What was the score in the game? Did the Oilers win?” Gretzky asked over the phone.
When told the Oilers had dropped a 3-2 decision to go to 1-6-1 on the season he was taken aback.
“Two goals in eight seconds and the Oilers didn’t win?”
“They do seem to be playing better though.”
Hall finished off a great pass from Justin Schultz then banged a loose puck past Islander goalie Evgeni Nabokov on the next shift after he couldn’t handle Mark A
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via Puck Daddy/Yahoo Edmonton Oilers young stud Taylor Hall scored two goals in eight game seconds in Thursday night against another NHL team (the New York Islanders). Hall was the first overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft. It takes me more than eight seconds to realize that my alarm clock is making that God-awful noise in the morning and Taylor Hall put the same puck behind Evgeni...
You know you’ve done something pretty special when you break a scoring record held by Wayne Gretzky. Taylor Hall was able to do that on Thursday night, erasing Gretzky’s name from the Oilers record books held by scoring two goals in a span of eight seconds against the New York Islanders.
The Great One scored two in nine seconds against the St. Louis Blues in 1981.
Edmonton Oilers star Taylor Hall is one of the best left wingers in the NHL, and he showed his remarkable goal-scoring talent on Thursday night by scoring two goals in just eight seconds against the New York Islanders.
The impressive feat resulted in the former No. 1 overall pick breaking Wayne Gretzky’s Oilers record for the fastest time taken to score two goals in a single game...
The Edmonton Oilers announced Sunday that forward Taylor Hall has returned to Edmonton to receive medical examination on his injured left knee.
Hall left Saturday's 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in the second period and did not return.
Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by Senators defenseman Eric Gryba at 11:04 of the period. He came out of the penalty box...
Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall scored two goals just eight seconds apart to break the team mark set by Wayne Gretzky.
The 21-year-old Hall connected at 15:52 of the first period with a wrist shot from the left circle and then knocked a rebound past New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov at 16:00 on Thursday night.
Gretzky, the NHL career leader in goals and points, scored...
Taylor Hall earned himself a place in Edmonton Oilers history last night against the franchise’s 80′s Cup rival, the New York Islanders. At 15:52 of the 1st period Hall tallied to draw his club even. Eight seconds later, he scored…Read more →The post Oilers’ Taylor Hall breaks Gretzky’s franchise record for fastest consecutive goals appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
via Sean Farrell at NHL.com,
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall left his team's game Saturday against the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an injury to his left knee. He will not return.
Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by Senators defenseman Eric Gryba at 11:04 of the period. He came out of the penalty box and stayed on the ice briefly...
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall left his team's game Saturday against the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an injury to his left knee and did not return.
Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by Senators defenseman Eric Gryba at 11:04 of the period. He came out of the penalty box and stayed on the ice briefly before going to the dressing room with...
Taylor Hall erased an Oilers record held by the great Wayne Gretzky on Thursday night, scoring two goals in a span of eight seconds against the New York Islanders. The Great One scored two in nine seconds against the St. Louis Blues in 1981.
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The Edmonton Oilers are doing a lot of losing again — again or still take your pick — but they refuse to believe that this year’s losing team has anything common with all those losers in the past.
The results might suggest the 1-5-1 Oilers are the same old disappointment they’ve always been but the ghosts of failures past haven’t made their way into the dressing room....
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The homecoming comparisons will be made liberally all Sunday leading up to Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis.
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from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated,
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