NHL Western Conference Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The Western Conference appears to be completely up for grabs in this year’s NHL playoffs. Here is a look at the odds to win the West.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Chicago Blackhawks are the slight favorite in the West, as they have 7/2 odds. Other short odds to win are the St. Louis Blues (4/1) while the Anaheim Ducks and the Minnesota Wild both have 9/2 odds.
The Blackhawks are actually the third seed in the Central Region. Chicago had 102 points during the season and they will face the Predators in the opening round. Chicago is looking to earn its fourth conference championship this season.
St. Louis is the top seed in the Central Region. The Blues had 109 points during the season and they will face the Wild in the opening round. St. Louis has never won the conference title.
Anaheim has the top seed in the West and in the Pacific Region. Anaheim had 109 points this season. The Ducks meet the Jets in the opening round. Anaheim is looking to win its third conference title.
The Wild are the fourth seed in the Central Region. Minnesota had 100 points on the season and they will face the Blues in the opening round. Minnesota is seeking its first conference title.