Updated Stanley Cup Odds for 2018
Are the Pittsburgh Penguins favored to repeat as Stanley Cup champions? Let's dive into the current odds.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are 8/1 favorites to repeat as Stanley Cup champions in 2017-18. The Edmonton Oilers have the next-best odds to win at 9/1, followed by the Washington Capitals at 10/1. The Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild and Tampa Bay Lightning are all 12/1, respectively.
Continuing with the odds, the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Toronto Maple Leafs are all 14/1, respectively, to win the 2017-18 Stanley Cup. The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are both 16/1, respectively, followed by the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks at 20/1, respectively.
Some of the mid-range long-shots include the Columbus Blue Jackets at 25/1, as well as the Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues at 30/1, respectively. The Florida Panthers and New York Islanders, meanwhile, are 40/1, respectively, while the Philadelphia Flyers and Winnipeg Jets are 50/1, respectively.
The deeper long-shots start with the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes at 60/1, respectively. The Colorado Avalanche are currently 100/1 to win the Stanley Cup, while the Arizona Coyotes, Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks and expansion Vegas Golden Knights are 200/1, respectively.