The New Jersey Devils made a huge splash in an otherwise quiet off season, as they acquired Edmonton winger Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson.
The New Jersey Devils are making the some moves and fleecing the Edmonton Oilers in the process.
The Devils traded defenseman Adam Larsson for winger Taylor Hall straight up.
Yes, you read that correctly.
Devils’ General Manager Ray Shero worked some serious Jedi mind tricks on the Edmonton organization, because Adam Larsson is an average defenseman at best.
Hall on the other hand, is an offensive threat that is trending up. The lefty tallied 25 goals and 39 assists last season on a downright bad Oliers’ team.
His presence could be exactly what the doctor ordered for a New Jersey roster that lacked offense last season.
Here is the official report:
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— (((Jesse Spector))) (@jessespector) June 29, 2016