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Oilers’ Hall (knee) out 4 weeks

Oct 22, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

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More tough injury news for the Edmonton Oilers — winger Taylor Hall will be out four weeks with a knee injury, according to general manager Craig MacTavish.

Hall was hurt Saturday versus the Senators in Ottawa. For the 21-year-old, it’s just the latest entry in an injury log that’s already fairly long for a player his age.

The Oilers (2-6-1) are also still without center Sam Gagner (broken jaw), and veteran winger Ryan Smyth (groin) will apparently be out for a week.

Edmonton plays in Montreal tonight before returning home to host Washington Thursday.

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