Taylor Hall named CCM / AHL Player of the Week
Barons return to action Thursday against Houston
OKLAHOMA CITY - The American Hockey League announced today that Oklahoma City Barons left wing Taylor Hall has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending November 25.
Hall notched nine points (one goal, eight assists) and was a plus-6 rating in three games last week as the Barons began a seven-game road stretch with three straight victories.
On Wednesday night at Texas, Hall scored the game-winning goal and tallied two assists as the Barons rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Stars, 6-4. On Saturday in Charlotte, he notched three assists and set up the game-winner as Oklahoma City staged a third-period comeback and defeated the Checkers, 4-2. And in Sunday’s rematch, Hall assisted on the game-winning goal again, highlighting another three-assist performance in the Barons’ 7-2 win over Charlotte.
Hall, who joined the Barons on Oct. 30 after completing his recovery from shoulder surgery, has 11 points in his last four games and 15 points in 10 games with Oklahoma City this season. The 21-year-old native of Calgary, Alberta was the #1 overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
In recognition of his achievement, Hall will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Barons home game. Hall joins defenseman Justin Schultz as winners of the CCM / AHL Player of the Week award this season. Schultz earned the award for the week of October 15 – 21.
The Barons have won five straight and have points in each of their last seven (6-0-1-0). The team continues their seven-game stretch away from the Cox Convention Center this Thursday and Friday when they travel to Houston to take on the Aeros. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. from the Toyota Center.