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Our first look at Taylor Hall, post injury

Posted on: January 19, 2012 1:24 pm
Edited on: January 19, 2012 1:42 pm
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TaylorHallBy: Adam Gretz

We already knew Taylor Hall was probably fortunate that his skate-to-the-face incident on Tuesday night wasn't even worse than it turned out to be, and as the picture to the right shows, well ... holy crap. It was pretty bad.

That's what Hall looked like on Thursday when he addressed the media for the first time since being injured before Edmonton's 4-2 loss in Columbus earlier this week. It occurred after Hall fell, without wearing his helmet, and was accidentally stepped on by his teammate, defenseman Corey Potter.

The cut required 30 stitches.

Hall and the Oilers have already done their part to dismiss reports that his season may be over, and the young Edmonton star has said he hopes to be back in the lineup "as soon as possible."

Also good news: he's promised his mother he will always wear his helmet during warmups from now on.

Previously at Eye On Hockey

Video: Hall cut during warmups
Hall says he will be back 'as soon as possible'

Photo: Edmonton Oilers on Twitter

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Comments

Since: Mar 30, 2010
Posted on: January 20, 2012 9:40 am
 

Our first look at Taylor Hall, post injury

Glad to see it missed cutting his eye. Get well soon Taylor and hurry back. Hall is an exciting young player to watch. Nobody wants to see him miss the rest of the season.



Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 1:24 am
 

Our first look at Taylor Hall, post injury

At least if he lost his eye he knows there is always a job for him in professional Refereeing, Bad dum bum *Snare



Since: Apr 29, 2010
Posted on: January 19, 2012 11:56 pm
 

Our first look at Taylor Hall, post injury

Wow he was lucky. The video looked bad but wasn't very clear. This tells it all.




Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: January 19, 2012 7:39 pm
 

Our first look at Taylor Hall, post injury

Holy, I saw the video, but had no idea it was this bad. He looks like frankenstein!!


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