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Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle and The Song That Never Ends

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One drives the bus. The other gets on and runs to the back to sit with the cool kids.

Drives the bus, hauls all of the kids with him, makes all of the stops
Drives the bus, hauls all of the kids with him, makes all of the stops
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"Didn’t Eberle and Hall’s WOWY numbers show they were both worse off without each other, but Hall had a bigger drop than Eberle did?"

"I think Zona you need to preface everything you say about Eberle with "His contract makes it impossible for me to have a balanced view of Eberle"

I've explained this before, but it never sinks in.

At some point Oilers fans will put down the Flavor Aid and use logic when the looking at Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall. Unfortunately, for now it's big gulps. Presented without discussion:

Possession

Career pairing
SAF SAA %
Hall w/o Hopkins 1601 1679 48.8%
Hall w/o Eberle 981 1032 48.7%
Eberle w/o Hopkins 1403 1558 47.4%
Eberle w/o Hall 1078 1281 45.7%
Hopkins w/o Hall 541 713 43.2%
Hopkins w/o Eberle 246 343 41.8%

Age


Age
Hall 21 years 8 months 16 days
Eberle 23 years 2 months 15 days
Nugent- Hopkins 20 years 3 months 18 days

SAF: Shot attempts for, including blocked shots - SAA: Shot attempts against, including blocked shots - %: Ratio of shot attetmps for / shot attempts against