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NHL Rumors: The Colorado Avalanche Are The Frontrunners For Taylor Hall

Sportsnet: Chris Johnston said on Sportsnet that it’s looking like the New Jersey Devils are going to be trading pending UFA Taylor Hall.

“It sounds as though the conversations so far have largely been one-sided,” Johnston said. “The Devils are encouraging teams to step forward with offers, not so much of a back and forth.”

The Devils are at the bottom of the standing and have already fired their head coach. A trade could happen soon than later, possibly before the NHL Christmas roster freeze.

Johnston says the frontrunners are…

“The feeling in the industry … is that the Colorado Avalanche are the favourites right now pushing to try to get Taylor Hall; perhaps as soon as the Christmas break, which starts Dec.