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.
That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.
— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason