NEWARK — The New Jersey Devils would like to remind everyone that Taylor Hall is still, in fact, a New Jersey Devil. Despite the fact that he has not yet signed a contract extension that would keep him in New Jersey for the next seven or eight years, the 2018 Hart Trophy winner hasn’t exactly shown any inclination to leave for a contending team.
With the additions the Devils made in the offseason, the club is hoping to contend again soon, maybe even next season. Many fans have perceived Hall’s silence as a slight and seem convinced he’s going elsewhere. But coach John Hynes insists that’s not the case.
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“All things are good with him. He’s excited,” Hynes said Wednesday at Prudential Center, after taking in a 3-on-3 prospect tournament on the second day of development camp. “He’s excited about the additions to our team and it’s nice to see him in a good frame of mind and he’s moving along and training the right way.”
The winger is on the ice in his offseason home of Toronto after completing the rehab program from his knee surgery. His agent, Darren Ferris, has talked to general manager Ray…