NHL free picks: Bruins vs. Capitals and Flyers vs. Avalanche

The Bruins will try to snap a three-game losing streak, their longest of the season, when they visit the Capitals on Wednesday night. Over in Colorado two of the NHL's hottest teams will clash when the Flyers take on the Avalanche.

Oilers and Stars continue to move up Stanley Cup odds board

In this week's edition of our Stanley Cup odds update, we profile a pair of West Coast underdogs hoping to hoist Lord Stanley’s hardware in the spring.

Stanley Cup odds: Is it time to buy low on the Maple Leafs?

In this week’s Stanley Cup odds update, we take a look at two early season favorites on the decline to determine whether they can turn the ship around at better odds than they had just three weeks ago.

2019-2020 NHL Western Conference preview

The Vegas Golden Knights enter the 2019-20 NHL season as clear-cut favorites to win the Western Conference and return to the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in their brief history. Are they a shoo-in to capture the Campbell Trophy or is another Western team capable of pulling off an upset?

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues worth backing to take home the Cup

Boston Bruins (+140) at St. Louis Blues (-170), 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues The 2019 Stanley Cup Finals come down to a Game 7 tonight in Boston, but home ice hasn't provided much of an advantage throughout the series. The Bruins lost Game 2 and Game 5 at home, while the Blues lost Game 3 and Game 6 in St. Louis. Boston doesn't have much of a home-ice advantage, and St. Louis has responded with [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues can clinch at home Sunday

Game 6: Boston Bruins (+100) at St. Louis Blues (-125), Sunday, 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues After a 2-1 Game 5 victory in Boston, the Blues have a shot to win their first Stanley Cup on home ice. The Bruins outshot St. Louis 39-21 in Game 5, but were held at bay by goaltender Jordan Binnington. The Bruins were not happy about a missed tripping call that led to the Blues' second goal, but Boston [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues should stay aggressive in Game 5

St. Louis Blues (+125) at Boston Bruins (-155), Thursday, 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues With the series knotted at 2-2, the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins dance once again in a key Game 5 Thursday night. It's important to note how aggressive St. Louis was in Game 4 to even the series. So which team comes out more aggressively in Game 5? St. Louis made a great adjustment in Game 4 after it lost [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues the pick in Game 4

Boston Bruins (+100) at St. Louis Blues (-115), Monday, 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues Boston made a statement with a 7-2 win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead. But every time St. Louis has faced adversity during the playoffs, they’ve bounced back, and Game 4 Monday night will be no different. St. Louis is 7-2 in their last nine after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. The home team [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Bruins slight underdog in St. Louis

Game 3: Boston Bruins (-105) at St. Louis Blues (-115), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN NHL Free Pick: Boston Bruins It took a goal in overtime for St. Louis to even the series in Boston, but now the Blues get to play on their home ice. Although St. Louis has some trends in its favor, the Bruins are 4-0 in their last four road games and 5-1 in their last six as an underdog.