We all remember how angry the Edmonton Oilers' fans were when GM Peter Chiarelli traded Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson almost a year ago. Well, we can't really say the same for a possible Jordan Eberle or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins trade: they both did not play up to the expectations last season, and there are countless rumors about them being moved elsewhere in the league.
The Edmonton Journal decided to do a little survey about these two guys:
In this year's 'You Be The Boss' post-season poll, the Journal asked the fans to voice their opinion on one of the most popular rumor in the NHL: "Should the Oilers trade Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins or both?"
According to the Journal, "A total of 2,162 respondents (65 per cent) said ‘Yes’ to Eberle and an additional 657 (20 per cent) said ‘Yes’ to both while only 314 (nine per cent) answered ‘No, neither.’" It is fair to say there would not be any sort of frustration from the fans if Chiarelli decided to move them.
Eberle registered 20 goals and 31 assists for 51 points in 82 games last season, while Nugent-Hopkins got 18 goals and 25 assists for 43 points in the same number of games.