Red-hot Boston Bruins now favored to win the Stanley Cup

Oddsmakers have shifted some Stanley Cup future wager odds over the last week, and as a result the Boston Bruins are now +700 favorites to bring home Lord Stanley’s hardware for the first time since 2011. They were +850 as recently as November 1. Are they worth a wager at this point in time?

Lightning favored to win Eastern Conference, but Leafs are close

The NHL Eastern Conference is chockfull of talented teams that have a chance to make some noise and contend for the Stanley Cup. Join us as we examine the latest odds and predict who will be holding the Prince of Wales Trophy at the end of the 2019-20 season.

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?

Lightning favored to win 2020 Stanley Cup despite playoff collapse

The 2019-20 National Hockey League season is set to begin in just a couple weeks, and teams have rebuilt and reloaded to make a run at Lord Stanley’s Cup. We examine one of the favorites along with two other contenders that you should look to challenge for the Cup this season.

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.

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues can bounce back in Game 2

Game 2: St. Louis Blues (+145) at Boston Bruins (-175), 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues +140 St. Louis looked to be cruising in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals before the Bruins got their skates underneath them. The Blues jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but the Bruins fought back to win 4-2 and outshot St. Louis 38-20, including a dominant second period where they led the shot tally 18-3. The Bruins have won [...]