NHL Western Conference Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackhawks have dominated the NHL’s Western Conference for the last handful of years. Will they manage to claim another title in 2016?
According to the oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are the favorite to win the Western Conference next season, as they have 3/1 odds. The other short odds to win are the Anaheim Ducks (4/1) and the Los Angeles Kings (5/1).
The Blackhawks won the Western Conference this season, along with the Stanley Cup. Chicago has won the conference title four times in program history, claiming the title in 1992, 2010, 2013 and 2015.
The Ducks had the top record in the Western Conference entering the playoffs this year, but they lost to the Blackhawks in seven games in the conference finals. Anaheim has won the conference title twice, last doing so in 2007.
The Kings failed to make the playoffs this past season, but they were the conference champions in 2012 and 2014, winning the Stanley Cup both of those seasons. Los Angeles has won the Western Conference three times in franchise history.