Devils’ Kyle Palmieri to replace Taylor Hall in all-star game


New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers with teammate Kyle Palmieri, right, during the second period, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (Julio Cortez/AP)

New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri will replace teammate Taylor Hall in the all-star game.

Hall was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury on Jan. 1 and last played in a game for the Devils on Dec. 23. The forward has 11 goals and 37 points in 33 games this season.

Palmieri, who will be making the first all-star appearance of his nine-year career, has 38 points in 47 games this season and leads New Jersey in scoring with 22 goals.

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