While the 2021 NHL entry draft isn't viewed as being as deep as the 2020 class, as with Alexis Lafreniere last season, there appears to be a consensus No. 1 - Michigan's Owen Power. The Wolverines freshman defenceman didn't look out of place playing with the men at the IIHF world championship, winning a gold medal skating for Canada, playing in the top defensive pairing. Power is almost certainly going to the Buffalo Sabres.
BetUSBonus100% up to $2500 Play Now
BovadaBonus50% Up to $250 Play Now
BetOnlineBonus50% extra on 1st deposit Play Now
Sports InteractionBonus100% Up To $500 Play Now
Bet99Bonus100% up to C$600 Play Now
PowerPlayBonus$500 Sports Bonus Play Now
BetwayBonus$300 Sports + $1,800 Casino Play Now
BodogBonus$400 Sports + 50 Spins Play Now
ComeOnBonus100% up to $500 Play Now
BetsafeBonus100% up to $300 Play Now
TonybetBonus100% up to $150 Play Now
FunbetBonus100% up to C$150 Play Now
Bet365BonusUp to $200 in Bet Credits for new customers Play Now
Spin Palace SportsBonusC$200 Sports + C$1,000 Casino Play Now
CasumoBonus100% up to $500 Play Now
10BetBonus100% up to $300 (CA300 bonus code) Play Now
MrPlayBonus100% up to C$300 Play Now
William HillBonusUp to $500 in Free Bets Play Now
BetWarriorBonus100% up to $300 Play Now
888 SportBonus$250 Sports + $10 Casino (T&Cs apply) Play Now
LeoVegasBonus100% Up to $1,000 Play Now
MrGreenBonusUp to $50 in Free Bets Play Now
1xbetBonus100% up to C$100 Play Now
22BetBonus100% up to $300 Play Now
BetzestBonus100% bonus up to $100 Play Now
UnibetBonus100% Up to $500 Play Now
IntertopsBonus100% up to $500 Play Now
BetCrisBonus100% up to $100 Play Now
NHL Futures: Week 16 Odds Update
Stanley Cup Championship Week 16 Contenders
With every team having played at least 42 of their 82 games now - the National Hockey League is into the second half of the 2017-18 season. As part their CBA, all 31 NHL teams are enjoying one five-day break this year. With BYES starting on January 7, many teams have had their rest. By the end of this week - everyone will have a spent a week pondering their playoff future. For some, the future is bright, though the playoff path is fairly cloudy for many. For Arizona and Buffalo, it's time to look to the 2018-19 campaign. A few of our preseason selections need to get rolling.
Stumbling some, recording just their second two-game losing streak this season, Tampa Bay is on a mini 2-2-1 slide. At 31-10-3 they still led the way however as the Bolts have a four-point lead on second place Vegas. The good times keep rolling in Sin City as the Golden Knights (29-10-3) will be tied with Tampa if their win their two games in hand. The NHL leaders meet on 18/01/18 in Florida when the Lightning return from their BYE - before they head out on a long eight-game road tip. Ten of the Knights next 12 matches are on the road as they leave Sin City during Super Bowl Week.
Heading Into Week 16: If you believe in miracles Betway has the Vegas Cup line at +1200.
NHL Week 16 Championship Futures Lines
Previous Update: Prior to the NHL Week 15 schedule.
Current Odds: From 08/01/18 to 15/01/18 Best Money Line Value
Betting Lines Order: Teams are listed according to their overall position in the standings.
Stanley Cup Futures Odds Update: Week 16 @ 9:00 PM ET January 15, 2018.
15/01/18 Eastern Conference Championship Odds Update
Moving up, down, and remaining the same, was the story on the Bolts East leading futures line. The Lighting had a power outage and were outscored 13-5 during two losses and a tie. In the middle they won two games by a 10-6 margin and their line fell at SportsInteraction (+250) bumped up at Bodog and Bet365 (+300) and went unchanged (+275 ) on the board at Betway. Toronto, who are as high as +800 at Bet365, have the second lowest Eastern Conference price (+500) at Bodog.
One of the reasons we have liked the Buds all season is head coach Mike Babcock. Playoff savvy, he will be a steadying influence during the playoff stretch run. Early money line Capital gains continue to fall in Washington as the price on Alex Ovechkin & Crew is down to +600 and third behind the Leafs. Tagged with a heavy +1800 line, back in Week 8, Boston is on a 16-3-2 roll and the Bruins East title odds have shrunk to a +600 low at Bet365 but can still be bought for +1000 at Betway.
Week 16 Warning: The Blue Jackets recent 5-6-2 bumbling is looking like a problem.
Week Over Week: 08/01/18 to 15/01/18 Best Money Line Value
Odds Table Order: Teams are listed according to the current Eastern Conference standings.
Eastern Conference Title Price Changes: Week 16 @ 10:00 PM ET on January 15, 2018.
15/01/18 Western Conference Championship Odds Update
Having four games in hand on Winnipeg, Vegas leads the Jets by two points. The Golden Knights are a white-hot 14-1-2 over their last 17 contests. Vegas remains an NHL home best 18-2-2 at the T-Mobile Center and their Western Conference title price is down as low +350 at SportsInteraction. The Jets have been up and down during a 9-7-3 recent middling stretch. Just below Winnipeg, the Kings, Predators and Blues have all slumped and earned just four wins over their last ten games.
Jumping into the heated playoff race in the West, Calgary is smoking hot as the Flames (25-16-4) have won seven in a row. Collecting 19 of a possible 24 points, the Flames are still seven points back of Vegas in the West and the Pacific Division race. The Flames playing 45 games already is part of the reason they still have a (+1600) best price at SIA. Colorado is also cruising along as the Avalanche have a 12-3-1 record over their last 16 contests. The Avs are still a lofty +3300 at SIA.
Week 16 West Watch: Preseason favorite Edmonton is ten points out of the playoffs.
Week Over Week: 08/01/18 to 15/01/18 Best Money Line Value
Odds Table Oder: Teams are listed according to the current Western Conference standings.
Western Conference Title Price Changes: Week 16 @ 10:00 PM ET on January 15, 2018.
Top NHL & NFL Championship Sunday Sportsbooks
Although we are paying attention the NHL and NBA action, there are bigger fish frying as the 2017 NFL season has reached Conference Championship Sunday. Like two Super Bowls in one day, the NFC and AFC title battles are the final two steps to the bright stage at US Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018. Your quarterbacks left in the playoffs are, wait umm let me get my glasses. OK, they are Case Keenum, Blake Bortles, Nick Foles and some dude named Tom Brady. The Jaguars at Patriots AFC fight and Vikings at Eagles NFC match will decide the Super Bowl Sunday finalists.
During Divisional Weekend action, New England destroyed Tennessee 35-14 and Pittsburgh's defence protected like a Shower Curtain during Jacksonville's 45-42 victory to set the AFC title game. Offence’s opted out of the Eagles vs Falcons fight as Philadelphia beat Atlanta 15-10 while a Hail Mary sent the Saints to the sidelines in their 29-24 last second loss to Minnesota. That sets up a pair of cold weather outdoor games on January 21, 2018. No matter the sport, and no matter the season, top rated CSB bookmakers deliver Canadians the best online wagering action everyday.
Category : NHL NewsMore articles...
Canadian hockey fans have it made. There is no shortage of ways on how to watch the NHL. Whether it's TV stations or online streams, fans can tune in using their phones, tablets, or kick it old school by watching on television. Gone are the days where you had to go to one room and wait for one time to watch the NHL. Here are the many ways to watch the NHL in Canada.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from capturing their second straight Stanley Cup title. They lead the best-of-seven Cup final series against the Montreal Canadiens by a 3-0 count. In the Cup final for the first time in 28 years, Montreal has lost nine of 33 previous Stanley Cup final series. However, the Canadiens have only ever been swept in a final series one time in their history.
The Stanley Cup has gone through some unique firsts during the past two NHL seasons thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year's Cup final series didn't end until September. This year, with the launch of the regular season delayed until January, the Cup final series is stretching into July. One facet that hasn't changed, though, is that no matter when wagers are placed on the games, the bettors want to be certain that they are placing those wagers with the best betting sites for the Stanley Cup Finals.