Rumors have circulated for a while now, but now it is confirmed.
New Jersey Devils left winger Taylor Hall is reportedly being traded to the Arizona Coyotes for a first-round pick, third-round pick, and three players.
The 2018 Hart Trophy winner for NHL’s Most Valuable Player has been subject to trade rumors these past few weeks, with the likes of Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, along with a couple other teams.
Arizona will be sending forwards Nick Merkley, Nathan Schnarr, and defenceman Kevin Bahl along with the aforementioned picks to the Devils in exchange for Hall and forward Blake Speers.
The full scoop was gathered by NHL insider Frankie Seravalli.
In 30 games played this season, Hall has recorded six goals and 19 assists, but has a -11 rating. He has 208 goals and 328 assists accounted thus far.
Hall will also boosted by a stout Coyotes lineup that also features forwards Phil Kessel, Christian Dvorak, and rising star goaltender Darcy Kuemper.