Back again with Brandon Wheat Cities for 1906-07, Hall scored 14 goals in nine games, but was eventually expelled from the league due to a series of violent outbursts and rough play. He relocated to the east, splitting time between Montreal Hockey Club (commonly known as Montreal AAA)- and the Montreal Shamrocks in 1907-08, averaging more than a goal a game. He would play for yet another Montreal club in 1908-09, this time the Montreal Wanderers, scoring 10 goals in five games. Hall was back with the Shamrocks in 1909-10, only this time in the newly formed National Hockey Association (NHA), where he would score seven goals in his first game with the club. His temper eventually got the best of him though, and he was eventually fined and kicked off the team for punching referee Rod Kennedy.
What the Canadiens did not realize, was by the time they had reached Seattle, they had already been exposed to the Spanish Influenza virus during a stop in Victoria, British Columbia for a pair of exhibition games. The flu epidemic began in March 1918 and lasted until June 1920, affecting 500 million people, 1/3rd of the Earth's population, killing an estimated 50-100 million people in locations all over the world from the Arctic to remote Pacific Islands, including 50,000 in Canada and an estimated half million to 675,000 in the United States.
They then changed to a blue sweater with a white chest band before adopting today's featured jersey, a white sweater with a blue chest band with "Quebec" boldly emblazoned across the front.