The Taylor Hall Era is Over in Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres are set to take on the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night and they will be doing so without first-line winger Taylor Hall, as he's been scratched from the game for precautionary reasons.

Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams continues to work the phones and listen to team's final offers for Hall and is taking the safe approach to his trade asset. We saw this late last week with the Devils, who are sitting Kyle Palmieri for the same reasons.

As for Hall, it's been a rough season so far for the 29-year-old as he's only managed to record two goals and 19 points in 37 games as a Sabre. He'll be happy to put it past him as Hall signed a one-year deal in Buffalo thinking it would propel into something long-term. The reason Hall signed in the first place with the Sabres was the fact he was going to be reunited with Ralph Krueger and be playing on Jack Eichel's wing. His head coach has since been fired and Eichel has been banged up and out of the lineup most the season.

The Sabres continue to listen to offers and from reports there's been a ton of interest. The Boston Bruins, St Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers have all been in touch with the Sabres with different levels of interest.

Hall holds a full no-move clause, so we'll have to wait and see where he wants to finish the season.

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