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05-11-2013, 05:05 PM
Where's the Hart?
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I don't know. Both nhl.com and the Oilers' website list Eberle's SH% at 12.0%.
Sure, if you go to a 4th decimal point, you get a number that's greater than 12%, but nobody, anywhere, uses that many decimal places.
Just to give a little context to what you guys are arguing about, a guy would have to take
shots before .02% would equate to a goal. Jaromir Jagr and Teemu Selanne (the league's two longest serving active players) have both been goal scorers in the NHL since the early 90's and neither of them have taken 5,000 shots in their CAREERS.
I don't have a horse in this race, and I don't really care who wins, but if I were judge and jury on this, I'd be ruling in favour of the guy who said Eberle didn't surpass 12% this year.
How can you say that when he went past the 12%. 12% is equal to 12.0000000 repeating, it doesn't matter how you personally feel about it you have to be objective as possible with a ruling like this. And because jaded dog did not say to the whole number he loses the bet, it's that simple.
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