Playoffs

Devils' Taylor Hall not feeling any pressure after Hart Trophy win

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Sportsnet

Taylor Hall says he's not feeling any pressure heading into next season as the reigning Hart Trophy winner.
“I don't feel any pressure if anything it's more relief,” Hall said in an interview on Tim and Sid. “When you come into the league as a first-overall pick you're kind of expected to win trophies and to lead your team. So I feel a bit validated in that aspect, but I'm hungry for more and excited to see what we can do next season.”
Hall, 26, was taken by the Edmonton Oilers with the top pick of the 2010 NHL Draft after winning two Memorial Cups with the OHL's Windsor Spitfires. But he wasn't able to replicate that success in Edmonton and was ultimately dealt to the Devils in 2016 for defenceman Adam Larsson .
The trade frustrated Hall and he vowed to be a leader with the Devils.
Now two years later, he's got a Hart Trophy and some playoff experience, but he's set his eyes on even bigger things.
“It's something I'll never forget and something I'll always be proud of,” Hall said of his Hart Trophy win....

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