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11-01-2012, 11:19 PM
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You can claim that all you want, but that type of shooting percentage being sustained suggests a generational goalscorer, and that is certainly not Jordan Eberle.
What are you basing that on?
There have been plenty of players well over 15% in their careers that were not even close to generational scorers.
Guys like rob brown, ray ferraro, tanguay, Gary Roberts, mark hunter, and a few others had 18+% over their careers, none remotely close to being generational.
Heck, there are about 20 guys with higher %s than Mario.
It's pretty simple, there are factors to consider other than pure skill, and it's mostly the fact Eberle doesn't shoot that much compared to others who had 30+ goals last year and he doesn't take unnecessary shots.
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