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Personal Narrative Essay: Hall Vs. Tyler

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It's June 25th, 2010, an 11 year old just finished elementary school and is excited to watch his first ever draft and he doesn't even have to stay up past his bedtime as Edmonton picks first. He's been hearing a lot of buzz from sports media about the draft, especially "Taylor vs Tyler" and he knows who he wants the Edmonton Oilers to pick. Taylor Hall plays in Windsor with the Spitfire, whom won the memorial cup just a month prior and just like the kid, he is an Alberta boy. The kid dreams about centering a line with Hall and Jordan Eberle, shattering all of Wayne Gretzky's records. Daydreaming, the kid notices that the Edmonton's GM, Steve Tambellini, is already on the podium ready to make the pick. "… and with the first overall pick, the Edmonton Oilers pick from the…show more content…
Noticing his dream of playing hockey has long past, he aspires to write professionally for the Edmonton Oilers and wants to put an end to this stupid debate. To be brief, his with dreams of playing hockey faded and along with that so has his optimism every new season. He now thinks to himself: "Did Tambellini make the right draft pick?" Well in all truth, he has and hasn't. Both Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin have had incredible careers thus far. Considering this, why is the "Taylor vs Tyler" argument still around? Truthfully, it's because we are hockey fans, it's what all of us do. Aforementioned, both players have had incredible careers which includes Seguin to win a cup with the Boston Bruins. It's extremely hard to compare them, both bring extraordinary skill sets, for example, Seguin has more points (377 Games Played and 314 Points, 0.83 PPG) but a lower point per game stat than Hall ( 322 Games Played, 288 Points, 0.89 PPG). When discussing whom Edmonton should've picked, one has to put in context that Seguin has played for better players and teams. If so, one has to point out that Hall's ability should make Edmonton a better
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