|2013 NHL Eastern Conference Odds: Penguins Favored Entering Round Two|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:32|
Updated NHL East Odds
(TheSpread) – The Eastern Conference is down to four teams in the NHL. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the East.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the clear favorite to win, as they have odds of 10/11 to win. Other short odds to win are the Boston Bruins (13/4), the New York Rangers (4/1) and the Ottawa Senators (13/2).
Pittsburgh is the top seed in the East and it was able to get to the second round by beating the eighth-seeded New York Islanders in six games. The Penguins have won the conference title four times, last winning in 2009.
The Bruins are the No. 4 seed in the East and they reached the second round by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games, including a game 7 that saw Boston trailing 4-1 in the third period. Boston has won the conference title three times. The Bruins’ last title came in 2011.
New York is the sixth seed in the East and the Rangers beat the third-seeded Washington Capitals in seven games. The Rangers have only won the conference title one time, which came in 1994.
The Senators are the seventh seed in the East and Ottawa reached the second round by beating the second-seeded Montreal Canadiens in five games. Ottawa has won the conference title one time, which came in 2007.
For odds on each team to win the 2013 Eastern Conference Championship, see below
2013 NHL Eastern Conference Odds To Win
Pittsburgh Penguins 10/11
Boston Bruins 13/4
New York Rangers 4/1
Ottawa Senators 13/2