2016 Stanley Cup Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – With the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs now over, it’s time to look ahead to next season. Which team will emerge with the cup a year from now?
According to the oddsmakers at GTBets, the Chicago Blackhawks open as the favorites to claim the cup again, as they have 6/1 odds to win. The other short odds to win are the Anaheim Ducks and the New York Rangers, who each have 8/1 odds.
The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons. Chicago has a very talented base of talent that is locked up for the future. The Blackhawks have now won six Stanley Cups in franchise history.
Anaheim reached the conference finals against the Blackhawks, but lost in 7 games. The Ducks have only won the Stanley Cup one time in franchise history, which was in 2007.
New York reached the Eastern Conference Finals before suffering a loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven games. The Rangers have won the Stanley Cup four times in franchise history, the last title coming in 1994.