Sabres reportedly turned down deal for Hall

Rasmus Ristolainen has had his name in rumors for months now, or maybe even longer. Whether he ends up getting traded this summer or not still remains a mystery.

Earlier this week, though, Joe Yerdon of The Athletic said on TSN that the Sabres turned down a deal that would have brought Taylor Hall to Buffalo.

Hall has already been with the New Jersey Devils for three seasons. In his second year there, he scored 93 points (39 goals, 54 assists), all career highs. Ristolainen has between 41 and 45 points in each of the last four seasons, and that is as a defenseman, of course.

Would that have made Buffalo better? Would it have prevented the Sabres from getting Rasmus Dahlin?

What do you think?


Kevin Freiheit
Kevin Freiheit
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