What is an advanced stat? Is it like advanced settings on your TV? What the hell is Dynamic Contrast and 10p White Balance anyways??? I just want to fucking watch Judge Judy, you know? No, an advanced stat is not like that. Webster will tell you it is an analytic tool.......why? That's how colonoscopys are done? But in the hockey world, it is a tool used to measure enhanced statistics. And they show this to you through graphs and math and shit.
So, if you look at the series between the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins, what does advanced stats say about it? Well, it shows how Ottawa is better in every single facet of the game.
Ottawa is so high with Corsi. Here's a chart to show how Erik Karlsson alone is dominating
As you can see, he rises and then takes a bit of a curve and then just goes up HARD and that's because his Corsi is just so......omg.....wait.....OH MY GOD?
Anyways, let's move on. If you look at Ottawa's Fenwick compared to Boston's, it's off the charts. Take a look at this graph of Boston's Fenwick in Game 4. Just sags