Chicago Blackhawks forward Taylor Hall will miss the remainder of the season due to a right knee injury, which requires surgery.
This news is a significant setback for the Blackhawks, who had acquired Hall from the Boston Bruins in the offseason. Hall’s impact was expected to be substantial, but he has only managed to play 10 games, scoring two goals and totaling four points. His absence leaves a notable gap in the Blackhawks’ lineup.
Impact of Taylor Hall’s Season-Ending Injury on Blackhawks’ Roster
Regarding potential trade moves by the Blackhawks to address Hall’s absence, specific NHL trade rumors or plans have not been disclosed or reported just yet.
The Blackhawks have recalled forwards Joey Anderson and Cole Guttman from the Rockford IceHogs, suggesting they might initially be looking within their organization to fill the void.
Hall’s Blackhawks salary cap hit for the 2023-24 season is $6,000,000, which is a substantial amount and could impact the Blackhawks’ ability to maneuver and make trades.