Taylor Hall's sharpened focus
Editor's Note: For Berra's profile of another top-two prospect in Tyler Seguin, please go here.
Sometimes, early on game days, Windsor Spitfires head coach Bob Boughner will wander out toward the ice at the empty WFCU center and find Taylor Hall -- No. 1, to the Edmonton Oilers, in Gare Joyce's most recent stab at a mock draft -- alone on the bench. "He'll have his head phones on and he'll just be focusing," says Boughner. "It's like he's in a trance."
Whatever Hall is visualizing out there, gazing at the empty ice, it's working. You could pretty much say he's done it all in junior hockey, and some of it, he's done twice. In fact, there are so many accomplishments to tell of that it's easier to just make a list:
If you're into more than just mock drafts and lists of prospects, these Berra entries into the draft blog -- which tell stories of the players -- are certainly for you. After the jump here, you get a bunch of Hall's accomplishments, some pro-level comparisons, quotes from coaches, and more. Dive in.
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