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11-11-2012, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by 5RingsAndABeer View Post
Why are you talking about Iginla / Sedin's SH%? Eberle is a much better finisher in front of the net than both. In fact, he's top5 in the league in that department.

He does fit into one of your groups - the one with guys who exclusively shoot super high percentage shots. The volume of shots he takes is pretty low.

For those two reasons, he has a high SH%. It will likely regress but not to the level that you assume. Furthermore, taking his SH% and applying it to a volume shooter like Iginla to project Iginla's potential goals is one of the most egregious misuse of statistics I've ever seen on this site.
Eberle is a great player but he is not top 5 anything yet.

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