Devils' Hall, out since Dec., has knee surgery

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Defending Hart Trophy winner Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils underwent knee surgery this week, the team announced.

Hall has been out since Dec. 23 with a lower-body injury.

The team said that the 27-year-old underwent arthroscopic surgery, and there is no immediate timetable for his return to the ice.

Hall had a career-high 93 points to lead the Devils to the playoffs last season for the first time since 2011-12.

He has 11 goals and 26 assists in 33 games this season, and without him for a chunk of the campaign, New Jersey has regressed to having one of the worst records in the league.