Article posted on Tuesday 11 June
With the NHL playoffs coming to an end, the attention of most hockey fans turns to the upcoming NHL Draft. This year’s draft is headlined by two prospects, Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. For most of the year, Hughes was the consensus top pick in the draft. However, Kakko is making things interesting the last few weeks, impressing enough that he could steal the top spot on at this year’s NHL draft.
After the St. Louis Blues pulled off the victory in Game Four against the Boston Bruins, the Stanley Cup Finals turns into a three-game series. Odds on the series have closed in after the Bruins opened as moderate favourites to win. Judging after four games this playoffs, this series is either teams to win. The Bruins have a bit of an edge as they have more experience, especially between the pipes and hold home ice.
Article posted on Tuesday 26 March
Only two weeks remain before the start of the 2019 NHL playoffs. A few spots are a lock but many teams are still jockeying for playoff positioning, and some are in a dogfight for a Wild Card spot.
While hockey is known for its parity, some teams look like they have all the pieces to win the Stanley Cup, while others are lacking enough in some aspect that bettors should be wary of betting on those teams this season.
After six weeks and three rounds of tough and exciting hockey, the matchup for the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals is set. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights open up at home against the Washington Capitals. There are plenty of odds and prop bets available on Canadian Sportsbooks as both teams try to capture the first Stanley Cup in the history of their franchise. Check out our team breakdowns before wagering on the eventual Stanley Cup winner.
Article posted on Friday 11 May
With Winnipeg winning in convincing fashion in Game Seven, the Conference Finals series are finally set. The Washington Capitals open their series in Tampa Bay, while the Vegas Golden Knights travel north to face the Winnipeg Jets. Canadian sportsbooks are offering some great lines and odds on each series. Check out our comprehensive betting preview before wagering on what teams will advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Only two Saturdays remain before the National Hockey League playoffs begin in April. While many of the playoff teams are locked in, playoff seeding and the Wild Card spots are still up for grabs meaning these last two weekends of the season are critical for many organizations. There are definitely some great games to wager on and watch on Saturday, including two all-Canadian matchups and an critical Central Division showdown.
Article posted on Tuesday 13 March
The 2017-18 NHL season marks the 25th anniversary of the last time a Canadian team took home Lord Stanley. This season, a few Canadian teams have a chance at ending the drought that has plagued a Nation for a quarter of a century. However, it will be a tough road for any of the top Canadian teams to capture the Stanley Cup, meaning Canadians may have to wait another year for the Stanley Cup to finally return to Canada.
With only a couple of Saturdays left before the NHL playoffs start, the games before increasingly meaningful for many franchises. This Saturday, March 10, sees nearly a dozen games scheduled over the entire day. While the games range in meaningfulness, even the lesser games have some great wagering options. Here are the best wagers to make on the NHL this Saturday.
Article posted on Tuesday 06 March
With the NHL trade deadline now a week behind, futures going into the final month of the NHL season are updated to better represent the changes that happen on (and in lead up to) February 26. It was a busy trade deadline this year, with a few high-profile names heading to Stanley Cup contenders. Overall, it looks like the top-team from each Conference before the trade deadline is still the best wager to make the Stanley Cup Finals.