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Former Bruin Taylor Hall has begun skating after serious injury

Published April 7, 2024 at 11:25

Amidst the Chicago Blackhawks' injury woes, there are signs of hope as defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Taylor Hall take steps towards recovery.

Murphy has resumed skating sessions at Fifth Third Arena, signaling progress in his rehabilitation. Additionally, Hall was spotted on the ice, marking another positive development as he continues his journey back from an ACL injury.

Taylor Hall (ACL) and Connor Murphy (groin) are on the ice before practice. #Blackhawks

Hall's absence this season has placed additional strain on the Blackhawks, who have relied heavily on call-ups from Rockford to fill roster gaps. Nonetheless, seeing Hall gradually regain his health offers optimism for his potential return to NHL action next season.

Originally slated to partner with rising star Connor Bedard and serve as a mentor, Hall's tenure with the Blackhawks has been marred by injury setbacks. His last game was on November 19th against the Buffalo Sabres before undergoing surgery a week later.

In his limited appearances with the team, Hall has contributed 4 points, including 2 goals and 2 assists, while registering a -3 plus/minus rating and firing 20 shots on goal. The Blackhawks eagerly anticipate Hall's return to full strength, hoping he can fulfill his role alongside Bedard and make a significant impact next season.

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Former Bruin Taylor Hall has begun skating after serious injury

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