Hall was hurt on an unpenalized hit by Avalanche defenseman Ryan Wilson in the corner, and his left arm was limp as he left the ice. Hall managed to return, but he left for good late in the period after taking a cross-check by defenseman Kyle Quincey, who was penalized on the play.
The first overall selection at the 2010 Entry Draft, the 20-year-old winger has 7 goals and 11 assists in 21 games.
I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.
— Oilers coach Todd McLellan on starting the 2015-16 season without a captain
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