Adam Hall

Adam Out Of The Big Apple

For the second time this week, the Rangers decided to part ways with a player who had been a healthy scratch in several recent games.  Adam Hall was moved today to Minnesota in exchange for fast skating forward Pascal Dupuis.  Acquired in the off-season from the Nashville Predators in exchange for Dominic Moore, it was hoped that Hall could bring a physical element to the Rangers line-up, and help with creating some goals in and around the opposition crease.  The experiment didn’t work out for New York or Hall, who saw his time cut, before ultimately being a healthy scratch after 48 straight starts to being the season.

Over the past couple of weeks, Hall has spent more time out of the line-up than in it, and it appeared only a matter of time before he was moved.  Dupuis also had found himself fall out of favor with his coaches.  The undrafted forward sprang to prominence in the 2002-03 season with the Minnesota Wild, as they made an unexpected run to the Western Conference finals.  Dupuis picked up 20 goals in the regular season another 4 in the post-season, in what remains his best season to date.  With a drop off in production, Dupuis has had his ice-time cut to the point where he was most recently playing on the fourth line for the Wild.

Dupuis is likely to miss tonight’s game as he travels to New York, but may be available for Saturday’s game against the Capitals.  The Rangers will likely take a look at him on a number of different lines, though it appears that he will be competing mostly with Marcel Hossa for a spot, or could find himself in the fourth line wing position if the team does indeed trade Petr Prucha.

Pascal Dupuis
Height: 6-1Age: 27
Weight: 200Birthday: April 7, 1979
Position: Left WingBirthplace: Laval PQ – Canada
Shoots: LeftDrafted: Undrafted
Salary: $798,000
 REGULAR SEASON
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPts+/-PIMPPGSHGSOG 
1996-1997Rouyn-Noranda HuskiesQMJHL4491524 20    
1997-1998Rouyn-Noranda HuskiesQMJHL3991726 36    
1997-1998Shawinigan CataractesQMJHL2871320 10    
1998-1999Shawinigan CataractesQMJHL57304272 118    
1999-2000Shawinigan CataractesQMJHL615055110 164    
2000-2001Cleveland LumberjacksIHL70192443 37    
2000-2001Minnesota WildNHL410104108 
2001-2002Minnesota WildNHL76151227-101630154 
2002-2003Minnesota WildNHL80202848174460183 
2003-2004Minnesota WildNHL5911152652020127 
2004-2005AjoieSUI-285510 26    
2005-2006Minnesota WildNHL67101626-104040151 
2006-2007Minnesota WildNHL4810313-73822106 
NHL Totals  3346774141-5162182721 
Adam Hall
Height: 6-2Age: 26
Weight: 201Birthday: August 14, 1980
Position: Right WingBirthplace: Kalamazoo, MI – USA
Shoots: RightDrafted: 1997 NHL Entry Draft – Nashville Predators – #52 (2nd round)
Salary: $975,000
 REGULAR SEASON
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPts+/-PIMPPGSHGSOG 
1998-1999Michigan StateNCAA3616723 74    
1999-2000Michigan StateNCAA40261339 38    
2000-2001Michigan StateNCAA42181230 42    
2001-2002Michigan StateNCAA41191534 36    
2000-2001Nashville PredatorsNHL101100002 
2001-2002Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL622444009 
2002-2003Nashville PredatorsNHL79161228-83180146 
2002-2003Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL100002000 
2003-2004Nashville PredatorsNHL79131427-83760151 
2005-2006Nashville PredatorsNHL75141529040100122 
2006-2007New York RangersNHL494812-13183061 
NHL Totals  283475097-29126270482 
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