The Edmonton Oilers are a team stocked with talented young forwards.
From the cerebral playmaking skills of Jordan Eberle to the energetic exuberance of Nail Yakupov, the team has compiled a number of stars through the NHL draft.
Taylor Hall was the Edmonton Oilers' first-ever No. 1 draft pick, and thus far into his short NHL career, the speedy left winger has suffered numerous injuries varying in severity.
For any team chemistry is essential, but perhaps none more so than for the Oilers as their superstars mature together and develop their NHL games as a unit.
In a shortened season such as this one, the health of core players is paramount. Here are the top four reasons Taylor Hall's health is vital to the Edmonton Oilers this season.