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.

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 [...]

NHL Finals Preview – Game 1 – St Louis Blues at Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues battle the Boston Bruins in Game 1 at the TD Garden on Monday, May 27. St. Louis Blues (+125) at Boston Bruins (-155), 8:00 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: Boston Bruins -155 The St. Louis Blues stopped the San Jose Sharks 5-1 at home in Game 6 on May 21. By winning Game 6, the Blues won the series and begin their quest for the Stanley Cup on Monday, May 27. The first game takes [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues Look to Advance in Game 6

San Jose Sharks (+140) at St. Louis Blues (-165), 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN The St. Louis Blues can close out the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 at the Enterprise Center on Tuesday. Check out odds, analysis and a pick. NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues -165 The Sharks face another elimination game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and have so far done well to dodge an exit from the playoffs. In Game 7 against Vegas in the first round, [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Sharks at Blues, Game 3

Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues is set for Wednesday night. Check out the odds, analysis and a pick. San Jose Sharks (+120) at St. Louis Blues (-145), 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN NHL Free Pick: San Jose Sharks Analysis Back at home after two games on the road, St. Louis has the opportunity pull ahead 2-1 on home ice. The Blues are 5-1 [...]