Can the Buffalo Sabres re-sign Taylor Hall or will they look to trade him at the 2021 NHL trade Deadline?
Can the Buffalo Sabres re-sign Taylor Hall or will they look to trade him at the 2021 NHL trade Deadline?

The Buffalo Sabres have lost 4 in a row and sit last in the East division. One thing you do not want to do in this shortened NHL season is go on a long losing streak. The Sabres will be in tough to make the playoffs.

If the Sabres are out of playoff contention by the 2021 NHL trade deadline, they will have a decision to make, do they trade Taylor Hall for some draft picks/ prospects or try to sign him to a long-term deal in the off-season?

Darren Ferris, the agent forĀ Hall, is notorious for normally bringing his clients to UFA but in this case Hall might decide to re-sign before the trade deadline. Pierre LeBrun was on TSN’s Insider Trading and stated that Hall has an interest in listening to the Sabres for a contract extension.

The Sabres can re-sign Hall on March 12, 2021 if Hall decides he wants to stay in Buffalo. If no deal is reached, the Sabres may look at a trade and circle back in the off-season to see if they can lock him up to a long-term deal after July 28th, when the free agent signing period starts.

Taylor Hall is on a 1-year deal with the Sabres with a $8,000,000 cap hit.

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