Photo Gallery: Taylor Hall's early years

 

A look back at the early years of Taylor Hall, the NHL's potential 2010 No. 1 overall draft pick, which began in Calgary.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Taylor Hall and parents Kim and Steve sort through piles of fan mail and photographs at home in Kingston, Ont. The Halls will be at the 2010 NHL draft on June 25 and 26 in Los Angeles.</div>
 

Taylor Hall and parents Kim and Steve sort through piles of fan mail and photographs at home in Kingston, Ont. The Halls will be at the 2010 NHL draft on June 25 and 26 in Los Angeles.

Photograph by: Taylor Weaver , For the Calgary Herald

 
<div id="page1">Taylor Hall and parents Kim and Steve sort through piles of fan mail and photographs at home in Kingston, Ont. The Halls will be at the 2010 NHL draft on June 25 and 26 in Los Angeles.</div>
Taylor Hall, who is expected to go first overall at the 2010 NHL entry draft, spent the early part of his life growing up and playing hockey in Calgary. Shown here with the Bantam AAA Canucks, Hall moved to Kingston in 2005.
Taylor Hall has been able to spend a few days with his family at their Kingston, Ont., home before heading off to the 2010 NHL draft. Hall could go first overall to the Edmonton Oilers on June 25.
Taylor Hall found this photo of himself on Saturday June 12, 2010, at age seven with Calgary Hitmen Kris Beech and Chris Donnovich. The Halls will be at the 2010 NHL draft on June 25 and 26 in Los Angeles.
Taylor Hall has had hockey in him since he was a toddler, living in Calgary. Now 18-years-old and living in Kingston, Ont., Hall has had a couple successful seasons with the Windsor Spitfires and has a bright future in the NHL ahead of him. Taylor, father Steve, and mom Kim, leave Los Angeles to attend the 2010 NHL Draft on Tuesday.
Taylor Hall has been able to spend a few days with his family before the 2010 NHL draft. His father, Steve Hall and mother, Kim Strba, will accompany Hall to the draft in Los Angeles on June 25 and 26.
Taylor Hall and his father Steve Hall, and mother Kim Strba, are pictured here at their home in Kingston, Ont. The Halls are attending the 2010 NHL draft in Los Angeles where Taylor could be selected first overall.
Dave Lamoureux is the owner of the Calgary house in which potential NHL No. 1 pick Taylor Hall grew up. Neighbours recall a young teen Hall who spent hours in his Renfrew backyard rink firing pucks against the fence. When the Lamoureux bought the house in 2006, he still found abandoned pucks and a fence with missing and cracked boards which he has since rebuilt.
Taylor Hall, a potential first overall pick of the 2010 NHL draft Taylor Hall, spent part of his early years playing hockey in Calgary. Shown here with the Calgary Canucks Bantam AAA team, Hall and his family moved to Kingston, Ont., in 2005.
Potential Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick Taylor Hall speaks to media at Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Edmonton. Hall, who spent the early part of his life in Calgary, is expected to go first overall in the 2010 NHL entry draft.
Taylor Hall has had a hockey rink in his backyard at his home in Kingston since 2006. This net has seen its fair share of Hall's well known shots. He was able to spend a few days at his home with friends and family before heading to the 2010 NHL entry draft in Los Angeles on June 25 and 26.
Taylor Hall's early years, shown here as a player with the Calgary Canucks Bantam AAA team. Hall could potentially be the first overall pick in the 2010 NHL entry draft which will be staged in Los Angeles on June 25 and 26.
Potential Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick Taylor Hall at a media availability at Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Edmonton. Hall, who spent the early part of his life growing up in Calgary, could go first overall at the 2010 NHL entry draft to the Edmonton Oilers.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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