The one-for-one swap that brought Adam Larsson to Edmonton and sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey caught just about everyone off guard, and the reaction among many was that the Devils had gotten the better of the deal. One reason the general consensus swayed in the favor of New Jersey was that Larsson, 23, had yet to transform into the top-pairing blueliner he was projected to be. But...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago
Adam Larsson comments on the Oilers off season moves at the Celebrity Pro Am.
If both players manage to stay relatively healthy throughout their NHL careers, there is no question that the Edmonton Oilers will end up on the wrong end of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson swap. Trading away a 24-year-old proven driver and point producer for a guy who “could” one day turn into a legit top pairing defenceman, is a deal that has potential disaster written all...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago
Prior to the shocking trade which sent Taylor Hall from the Oilers to the Devils in exchange for Adam Larsson, there was plenty of talk suggesting the Oilers and the Blues might be working on a deal involving Kevin Shattenkirk. With the dust still settling on the Hall-Larsson swap, it sounds like the only reason a deal didn’t come to fruition with the Blues and Oilers is a result...
Tom Gazzola talks to 630 CHED's, Reid Wilkins, about the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson trade and what it means for the Oilers moving forward.
Adam Larsson is not a sexy defenceman. Even Peter Chiarelli can admit to that. And yet the Edmonton Oilers GM has a lot of faith in what he can bring to the team now and going forward.
The Edmonton Oilers made a horrible trade Wednesday by sending elite left winger Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for second-pairing-at-best defenseman Adam Larsson. Not even a half hour later, the Montreal Canadiens one-upped them by making an even worse trade. P.K. Subban, a former Norris Trophy winner and one of the top five defensemen in the NHL, was dealt to the Nashville...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have acquired former No. 1 overall draft pick Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers for defenseman Adam Larsson. The teams announced the trade Wednesday, two days before the start of free agency. The trade gives the goal-starved Devils an exciting young left wing who was the No. 1 pick overall in 2014. The Oilers get a solid defenseman who...
Via Associated Press
It’s been well known that the Edmonton Oilers need help on their blue line. They have an amazing assemblage of young talent in their forward corps, and can trade from a position of embarrassing wealth to find that elusive defenseman that will put them into the playoffs for the first time since the Bush administration. Peter Chiarelli’s move to fix that ailing blue line will probably...
The Edmonton Oilers have traded star forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in a one-for-one deal for Adam Larsson, reports Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca. Trading Hall is certainly a bold move by the Oilers. Hall is among the upper-echelon of talented forwards in the game today. He posted 26 goals and 65 points last season in 82 games and has hit the 25-goal mark once before. The...
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