To say that Taylor Hall has the complete attention of the Minnesota Wild heading into Thursday's game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center is an understatement.
Following practice Wednesday, Hall was pretty much all Wild coach Bruce Boudreau and his players talked about.
Hall is as hot as any player in the league right now, recording at least one point in all 19 games he played since the calendar flipped to 2018. His goal in Tuesday's 2-1 home-ice loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets extended his red-hot personal scoring streak and gives him 13 goals, 14 assists and 27 points since Jan. 2.
"They read and watch TV, they know what he's doing," Boudreau said of his players. "They will be told, they will be seeing video of him (Thursday). They'll be well-aware of him. I mean, everyone's well-aware of him because he's a really good player."
Added team captain Mikko Koivu: "That's not an easy thing to do in this league. It takes consistency from a great player." << Read more
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