Article posted on Wednesday 19 December - 10:45 EST
After watching over 30 games from every team in the NHL, the picture of the best Stanley Cup contenders is much clearer.
Article posted on Tuesday 11 December - 16:45 EST
One of the biggest Canadian holiday traditions begins on Boxing Day with Canada's world junior hockey team starting their defense of last year's gold medal with a match against the Danish squad. Hosted in Vancouver and Victoria, sports betting sites
expect another terrific tournament from Canada's young stars, who seek to leverage home advantage over tough competitors like the United States, Finland, Sweden and the Russians. Will Canada earn gold in Vancouver during the 2019 edition of the world hockey juniors?
Article posted on Monday 08 October - 10:03 EDT
After predicting which NHL team wins the Stanley Cup, predicting the Hart trophy winner comes next. Naturally, fans want to know which star wins the prestigious award. New Maple Leaf John Tavares is a top candidate although superstars like Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby remain perennial contenders. It all depends on which team goes above-and-beyond expectations and which star leads them. We look at the Hart Trophy candidates.
Article posted on Monday 08 October - 09:51 EDT
While watching the NHL in itself is fun, there is no doubt its handful of stars dominate the discussion. Hockey is a team sport but as Alex Ovechkin showed last season, star power accounts for something. Every season new stars are born and old stars resurface. Checking their projected point totals allows bettors to predict if a star will outperform their expectations or not. We look at the biggest stars.
Article posted on Thursday 04 October - 09:28 EDT
The current era of the NHL operates under a salary cap which creates greater parity, increasing the level of competition across the league. Some teams have adjusted well, maintining a group of up-and-coming talent to quickly replace aging stars. At some point, nearly all teams endure regression, sometimes due to circumstances beyong their control. These NHL teams will be solid over/under props for NHL betting
as teams likely to finish below their projected total of victories during the 2018-19 season.Odds Courtesy Of Bodog Canada
Article posted on Thursday 04 October - 09:03 EDT
In the NHL, there seems to always be that one team that everyone counts out who manages to prove everyone wrong. This team looks nothing like a playoff contender on paper yet somehow makes it into the big dance. No amount of expert analysis or stat crunching could've predicted it and that's part of the fun. We look at a few of these potentially surprising underdog playoff teams this season.
Article posted on Wednesday 03 October - 08:48 EDT
Connor McDavid is the first player to win the NHL scoring title in back to back seasons since the late 90s, early 2000s when Jaromir Jagr won it 4 years in a row and 5 out of 7 seasons. Now no one would fault you for betting Connor McDavid to do it agains, even at the low value of laying 55 cents, however there is another name on this board that sticks out to me.
Article posted on Tuesday 02 October - 12:22 EDT
When the calendar turns to October that means one thing, the return of the NHL
. The schedule makers at the NHL have given us some gems to start the season, including some big rivalry games, playoff rematches and some clashes between Canadian clubs. We cover the best games and teams to bet on the moneyline in the opening week of the 2018-19 NHL season.
Article posted on Friday 28 September - 09:53 EDT
The 2018-19 NHL season arrives after an historic playoffs witnessed the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup over the Vegas Golden Knights in 2018. Vegas and Washington will remain among the favorites to win a championship in 2019 as clubs like the Penguins, Lightning, Jets and Predators aim to thwart the Caps and Golden Knights. Our 2018-19 NHL betting guide previews the odds of all 31 teams from the eastern and western conference.
Article posted on Friday 28 September - 09:07 EDT
If you choose to online bet on NHL preseason games look for certain indicators of what may lead to winning plays. The most important questions to ask is, are the best players playing and how much ice time will they get? Another is to look for value. Since results don't mean anything yet the upper echelon teams may be overvalued when they are unlikely to give it their all.
Article posted on Thursday 27 September - 14:05 EDT
The NHL is a league of parity and the 2018-19 NHL season looks no different, and by that, we mean there is a good chance that each Division in the NHL this season sees a different champion than last year.
Article posted on Friday 21 September - 15:01 EDT
With preseason NHL hockey going strong, fans and bettors get a first chance to see their teams in action.
Article posted on Monday 10 September - 15:00 EDT
After the Vegas Golden Knights miracle run to the Stanley Cup Finals last season, it would seem almost impossible to rule any franchise out of winning the Stanley Cup in 2019.
Article posted on Friday 20 July - 11:26 EDT
The NHL remains one of the most unpredictable leagues and the Capitals just proved it this season. Long considered "choke artists", they couldn't win as Stanley Cup faves in seasons' past but did it this season when they were seemingly overlooked. The unpredictability of the NHL makes it one of the best to bet on for Futures and a few bettors came away rich by nailing these bets.
Article posted on Tuesday 17 July - 19:25 EDT
The Toronto Maple Leafs dominated headlines on the first day of free agency on July 1st, 2018, announcing their signing of John Tavares for seven years. Toronto now becomes one of the best teams in the NHL, capable of dominating most clubs with wave after wave of fast, skilled forwards. Will the Maple Leafs replace the Winnipeg Jets as the best hockey team in Canada?
Article posted on Tuesday 19 June - 07:58 EDT
The 2018 NHL Draft is coming and all the buzz is around Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin. Considered as the "Connor McDavid of defensemen", Dahlin is pegged with all-world capabilities on both offence and defence and will undoubtedly change the future for the lottery winners, Buffalo Sabres on draft night. Franchise-changing defensemen are incredibly rare and Dahlin could join the cream of the crop in the last forty years.
Article posted on Tuesday 29 May - 19:19 EDT
The Toronto Maple Leafs have attempted to return to the Stanley Cup finals for the last 51 years. Vegas needed a single season. Perhaps the most unlikely sports story in the history of professional athletics, the Vegas Golden Knights have progressed from 500-1 underdogs to Stanley Cup favorites. While some view this as a miracle, the truth reveals the myopic view of the hockey media, along with gross managerial incompetence across multiple NHL franchises.
Article posted on Sunday 27 May - 11:29 EDT
Capping a historic 2017-18 National Hockey League run, Washington and Vegas are the last two squads standing in the fight for the Stanley Cup. Established in 1974, the Capitals are playing in their second NHL Championship Final while the Golden Knights are at the Show during their franchise first season. The action cranks up at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018, with Vegas as slim Cup favorites.
Article posted on Friday 11 May - 23:41 EDT
Welcome to the NHL Conference Final playoff round. Surviving the quarterfinal and semifinal series, Tampa Bay and Washington square off in the East while Winnipeg and Vegas duel in the West. The last steps to the Stanley Cup Finals begin with the Lightning vs Capitals clash on May 11 and continue when the Jets vs Golden Knights series opens on May 12, 2018. Let's look at the prices.