Conn Smythe Trophy Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals begin on Wednesday. Here is a look at the odds to win the Conn Smythe Trophy, which goes to the MVP of the playoffs.
The Stanley Cup Finals feature the Los Angeles Kings taking on the New Jersey Devils. Oddsmakers have the Kings as a slight favorite to win this series and L.A. goaltender Jonathan Quick is the favorite to win this trophy, as he has 1/1 odds. Other short odds to win are New Jersey goalie, Martin Brodeur (3/1), L.A. wingman Dustin Brown (5/1), and Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk (6/1).
Quick has allowed just 22 goals during the playoffs over 14 games, which is an average of 1.54 goals per game. He has a save percentage of .946. The Conn Smythe has been won by a goalie four times in the last 10 Stanley Cup Finals.
Brodeur is the goalie for the Devils. He has allowed 37 goals over 18 games, for a 2.04 average. His save percentage is just .923.
Brown has seven goals and nine assists in the playoffs for the Kings. His +/- is 13 and he has a total of 49 shots on goal. A wing man has not won this award since 1995.
Kovalchuk is a left winger for the Devils. He has a total of seven goals and 11 assists in the postseason. His +/- is actually -4 and his total shots on goal is 58.
For a look at the odds to win the 2012 Conn Smythe Trophy, see below
2012 Conn Smythe Trophy Odds To Win
Jonathan Quick (Kings) 1/1
Martin Brodeur (Devils) 3/1
Dustin Brown (Kings) 5/1
Ilya Kovalchuk (Devils) 6/1
Anze Kopitar (Kings) 10/1
Zach Parise (Devils) 12/1
Drew Doughty (Kings) 12/1
Mike Richards (Kings) 20/1
Travis Zajac (Devils) 25/1
David Clarkson (Devils) 30/1
Dustin Penner (Kings) 30/1