The NHL Playoffs are underway, as hockey fans and sports bettors from around the world tune in for the all-action postseason. With many Stanley Cup hopefuls showing their strength in the NHL Regular Season, will they carry that momentum over into the finals?
This seasons’ NHL has been an interesting one, with a shorter timetable and a reshuffle of divisions. With so much to play for in the coming weeks, NHL betting sites are receiving a lot of traffic from bettors.
We’ll take a look at the Canadian teams today. But, elsewhere, we’ve seen the Capitals go 1 up against the Bruins and the Islanders go up against the Penguins. The Wild continue to produce title-winning performances, as they beat the Knights in a shock first win of the series.
The reigning Stanley Cup holders the Tampa Bay Lightning start their campaign off with a win, in a 5-4 thriller against the Panthers. The North Division teams aren’t favoured to win the title, but the Leafs have had an excellent season and the Oilers are always in with a chance.
We’ve assessed the odds from all the top-tier sportsbooks available to Canadian players and will offer some picks and insights for the upcoming North Division playoff fixtures. So, without further adieu, let’s take a look.