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Ray Shero and Taylor Hall’s agent met over the weekend. No numbers were discussed, Hall said. It’s something! Here’s how Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman talks about it: “I think the Devils and Taylor Hall are underselling this a bit. They are trying to make a serious run at an extension.” [NHL] [Sportsnet]
A Q&A with Taylor Hall on a variety of topics, including players putting themselves out there, the P.K. Subban trade, a tweak he’d make to the NHL schedule and plenty more: [ESPN]
Jack Hughes has a new spot in the dressing room:
Coach Hynes on Jack’s new spot in the room:— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) September 23, 2019
“Taylor actually mentioned it to me, ‘can you put him next to me.’ Taylor is a good role model, he’s gone through a lot of what Jack has gone through. It’s even better that Taylor requested it.” https://t.co/rmOzluPZrU
What happens to Ty Smith?
John Hynes thought on defense prospect Ty Smith in camp so far: "There's got to be a lot more urgency to his game in defending, ending plays, net-front defense, play away from the puck, moving his feet, getting to pucks and breaking out. He's got some work to do."— Mike Morreale (@mikemorrealeNHL) September 23, 2019
The Hurricanes traded Justin Faulk and a 2020 fifth-round pick to the Blues for Joel Edmundson, prospect Dominik Bokk and a 2021 seventh-round pick. Connected with the trade, the Blues have signed Faulk to a seven-year deal with a $6.5 million AAV. [TSN]
The Lightning have signed Brayden Point to a three-year bridge deal:
Lightning have re-signed Brayden Point to a three-year deal paying $6.75 M AAV. The Lightning came up more than a million a year from their last offer.— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) September 23, 2019
Leafs forward Auston Matthews is facing a disorderly conduct charge related to an incident in Arizona in May. [TSN]
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