Article posted on Tuesday 09 October
bettors tend to focus on team props at the start of each and every season, which is fine. But player props are a relatively untapped goldmine. They're a great way for you to net close to even money on your wagers while making simplistic predictions. So, with that in mind, we'll be using Bovada's odds
to predict the over/under on the point totals for some of the game's best talents.
Article posted on Tuesday 09 October
The Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy is one of the NHL
's most coveted honors. Everyone wants the bragging rights associated with being the league's leading goal scorer. Alex Ovechkin is the defending champ in this department. Using Bovada's odds
, we're on the lookout for who will earn the award in 2018-19.
Article posted on Monday 10 September
The Stanley Cup has proven to be an Eastern dominated trophy the last three springs, and the oddsmakers don't anticpate that scenario will change during the 2018-19 NHL season. Bovada lists the Toronto Maple Leafs (+650) and Tampa Bay Lightning (+750) as the top contenders to win the Cup and rate four teams from the East among the top six-ranked clubs in their Stanley Cup future book.
Article posted on Wednesday 11 April
It just wouldn't be the Stanley Cup playoffs without some intriguing storylines to make it more compelling, and this spring is no exception. The Nashville Predators look to win their first Cup, the Pittsburgh Penguins seek their third straight title, and the surprising Vegas Golden Knights look to be the inaugural first-year expansion team to win it all. And what should we make of the perennially-contending Washington Capitals?
Article posted on Monday 09 April
The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins came into the playoffs as two-time defending Stanley Cup champions was in the spring of 1993. They did so with an NHL-best 119 points during the regular season, and rode a league-record 17-game winning streak into the postseason. But the Penguins were eliminated in the second round by the New York Islanders. Which only goes to prove that the playoffs are anybody's game.
Article posted on Saturday 31 March
There's always an intriguing sub plot whenever the Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars clash. From 1967-93, the Stars performed as the Minnesota North Stars, reaching the Stanley Cup final in 1981 and 1991, until abandoning the State of Hockey for the Big D, where they won the Stanley Cup in 1999. But there's a lingering bitterness among Minnesotans that they were forsaken for a non-traditional hockey market.
Article posted on Saturday 24 March
There was a time when the Detroit Red Wings were the NHL's dominant franchise, and the Toronto Maple Leafs were mostly also rans at best. Today, it's the Wings, at the Air Canada Centre to face the Leafs on Saturday, who will miss the playoffs for the second straight season, while the Leafs look to be serious Stanley Cup contenders for the first time in nearly two decades.
Article posted on Saturday 03 March
One of hockey's oldest and most traditional rivalries is back on the ice again Saturday when the Montreal Canadiens travel to Boston to face the Bruins at TD Garden. Having just dismantled the two-time defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins there on Thursday to the tune of 8-4, now the Bruins get the chance to give the same treatment to the team that's won more Stanley Cups than any other franchise.
Article posted on Thursday 01 March
Not all that long ago, the talk around the NHL was that the Boston Bruins were the hottest team in the league when they collected points in 18 straight games from Dec. 16-Jan. 25. Lately, though, it's the Pittsburgh Penguins who have ascended to the mantle of the team that is bringing the heat. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions are 17-6-1 since Jangiroux. 1.