Sabres Send Taylor Hall to Bruins in 3-Player Deal

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What will the Buffalo Sabres Get in Return from the Taylor Hall Trade? Why did the Boston Bruins decide to trade for Taylor Hall?

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Sabres Send Taylor Hall to Bruins in 3-Player Deal

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Taylor Hall, 2018 NHL MVP, Traded to Bruins in 3-Player Deal

Just hours before the NHL Trade Deadline was set to expire, it appeared that one lucky team received a star player. Darren Dreger of TSN first reported that the Buffalo Sabres have traded LW Taylor Hall and RW Curtis Lazar to the Boston Bruins. Dreger also said that Buffalo will receive the following in return from Boston: LW Andres Bjork and a 2021 2nd Round Draft Pick.

Why Did the Sabres Trade Taylor Hall?

Buffalo decided to trade Hall because of the team’s rebuilding efforts. The Sabres recently fired head coach Ralph Kruger in midst of the club’s long winless streak. Also, Taylor Hall will become a free agent at the end of the season. Meanwhile, the Bruins acquired Hall to bolster the team’s offensive core along with Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, and Brad Marchand.

What Was His Tenure with Buffalo Like?

Taylor Hall joined the Sabres on a one-year deal after spending the previous season with the New Jersey Devils and Arizona Coyotes (2019-2020). For the 2020-2021 season with the Sabres, Hall scored just two goals along with 17 assists (19 points).

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The Players Involved in the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Deal

Bruins Receive-2 Players

LW Taylor Hall

  • #1 Overall Pick by the Oilers in the 2010 NHL Draft
  • Made NHL Debut for Edmonton in 2010
  • Won NHL MVP (Hart Trophy) in 2017-2018 Season
  • 1-Time All-Star in 2017-2018 Campaign
  • Played for Oilers (2010-2016), Devils (2016-2020), Coyotes (2020) & Sabres (2020-2021)
  • 2 Playoff Appearances: 2018 with Devils & 2020 with Coyotes
  • Career Postseason Stats: 2 Goals and 4 Assists (6 Points)
  • 220 NHL Goals
  • 362 NHL Assists
  • 582 NHL Points

RW Curtis Lazar

  • #17 Overall Pick by Senators in the 2013 Draft
  • Made NHL Debut for Ottawa in 2014
  • Played for Senators (2014-2016), Flames (2016-2019) & Sabres (2019-2021)
  • 2 Playoff Appearances: 2015 with Calgary & 2017 with Ottawa
  • 25 NHL Goals
  • 45 NHL Assists
  • 70 NHL Points

Sabres Receive-1 Player & 1 Draft Pick

LW Anders Bjork

  • Selected in the 5th Round by Bruins (out of Notre Dame) in the 2014 NHL Draft
  • Made NHL Debut for Boston in 2017
  • 1 Playoff Appearance: 2020
  • Career Postseason Stats: 1 Assist (1 Point) in 10 Games
  • 16 NHL Goals
  • 23 NHL Assists
  • 39 NHL Points

2021 2nd Round Draft Pick

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