Report: Devils have 'started to listen' to teams calling about Taylor Hall

Ailish Forfar
·NHL Editor
Ray Shero has started listening to teams interested in trading for Taylor Hall. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

And the rumour mill begins to churn.

According to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, New Jersey Devils GM Ray Shero has started to listen to teams that are interested in trading for Taylor Hall.

LeBrun added that he expects any deal for Hall to be conditional in nature, if such a thing were to play out down the road. He added that this sort of deal doesn’t necessarily need to wait until the February 24th deadline.

The Devils currently sit at the bottom of the Metropolitan division, with nine wins in 24 games. Hall has been similarly underwhelming, recording just four goals and 14 assists so dar this season. In the 2017-2018 season, Hall won the Hart Trophy with New Jersey after recording 93 points in 76 games.

Hall is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season after the 7-year, $42-million deal that signed with the Oilers back in 2013-14 expires.

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