Just finished reading this piece of statistical analysis on the Stanley Cup Final from the Globe and Mail’s James Mirtle. It’s pretty revealing, so I thought I’d pass it along as the start of Game 5 approaches.
Not that it’s news that Martin St. Louis, Brad Richards and Dan Girardi aren’t having their best series, but the struggles of the high-priced New York veterans are especially pronounced in the possession stats.
Meanwhile, the Kings’ trio of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli, and Tanner Pearson — all three under the age of 30 — has been absolutely dominant up front for Los Angeles.
There’s more info in there, so give it a read.