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Latest News on the NHL Schedule for 2020-21 Season

Latest News on the NHL Schedule for 2020-21 Season

Article posted on Tuesday 22 September - 05:20 EDT

As the 2019-20 NHL comes to an end, nearly one year after its start, the league looks to the 2020-21 NHL Season schedule. Outside of the 2020 NHL Draft and the start of NHL free agencies, the league has yet to announce much for the upcoming season. The league expects the season to start on December 1. However, challenges such as whether the Canada-US border will open this year, certainly make planning a challenge.

10 NHL Players We Wish Weren't Canadian 

Article posted on Monday 07 September - 05:25 EDT

10 NHL Players We Wish Weren't Canadian

Let's have a look at the 10 worst Canadian NHL players of all-time. We really wish the 10 NHL players were not Canadian!

Who Was the Last Canadian Team to Win the Stanley Cup? 

Article posted on Tuesday 11 August - 08:54 EDT

Who Was the Last Canadian Team to Win the Stanley Cup?

Canadian sports fans have the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball, the Toronto Raptors in basketball, and the Grey Cup in football. But hockey is the nation's overwhelming passion as most kids from coast to coast learn to skate with a stick in hand at a very early age.

This is why a decades-old drought of a Canadian team winning the Stanley Cup has many wondering if a team north of the border will ever capture the big one again.

Toronto and Edmonton to host the Stanley Cup Playoffs 

Article posted on Tuesday 07 July - 08:31 EDT

Toronto and Edmonton to host the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Toronto and Edmonton will be sharing the Stanley Cup Playoffs as multiple reports have indicated that the NHL has chosen the two cities as their "hub cities". While this is yet to be finalized and more details are to come, this could be a boon for both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers who will be playing within their own city. Yet the Stanley Cup Playoffs remain a wide-open race.

The Latest Date of a Stanley Cup Champion 

Article posted on Monday 08 June - 07:19 EDT

The Latest Date of a Stanley Cup Champion

The unprecedented 2019-2020 NHL season will restart sometime this summer, with the Stanley Cup finals taking place later than ever. There's no specific date that the league will return to action, but a 24-team playoff season is likely to occur.

Previous Stanley Cup delays have pushed the latest date of a Stanley Cup champion into the summer during labour disputes between owners and players - not a killer virus.

15 Facts You Probably Did Not Know About the Stanley Cup 

Article posted on Monday 18 May - 05:16 EDT

15 Facts You Probably Did Not Know About the Stanley Cup

After travelling around the world for 125 years, you collect a few interesting experiences. The Stanley Cup is one of the longest active championship trophies in the world of pro sports. Additionally, hockey players tend to have extremely rowdy celebrations after grinding for years to win the cup. As a result, the Stanley Cup has been a part of quite a few unexpected events and adventures over the years.

Ten best players who never won the Stanley Cup 

Article posted on Friday 15 May - 04:49 EDT

Ten best players who never won the Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup. Hockey’s greatest trophy. To win one cements one place in history. However, the NHL is full of players in history who have never hoisted Lord Stanley above their heads. Many of those players are an afterthought, but some, even without the glory of capturing a Cup, are amongst the greatest to ever skate an NHL rink. Here is who we think are the best players to never win the Stanley Cup.

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2019: Odds to win the Stanley Cup 

Article posted on Wednesday 19 December - 05:45 EST

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2019: Odds to win the Stanley Cup
After watching over 30 games from every team in the NHL, the picture of the best Stanley Cup contenders is much clearer.

NHL: John Tavares and the Hart Trophy Favourites Odds 

Article posted on Monday 08 October - 06:03 EDT

NHL: John Tavares and the Hart Trophy Favourites Odds
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.

2018/19 NHL Teams Who Will Be Worse - Over/Under Props 

Article posted on Thursday 04 October - 05:28 EDT

2018/19 NHL Teams Who Will Be Worse - Over/Under Props
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

NHL 2018/19: Surprise Teams to Make the Playoffs 

Article posted on Thursday 04 October - 05:03 EDT

NHL 2018/19: Surprise Teams to Make the Playoffs
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.

NHL 2018/19: Top Goalscorer Odds 

Article posted on Wednesday 03 October - 04:48 EDT

NHL 2018/19: Top Goalscorer Odds
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.

2018-19 NHL Betting Guide - Eastern & Western Conference 

Article posted on Friday 28 September - 05:53 EDT

2018-19 NHL Betting Guide - Eastern & Western Conference
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.

2018/19 NHL Preseason Analysis 

Article posted on Friday 28 September - 05:07 EDT

2018/19 NHL Preseason Analysis
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.

2018/19 NHL Division futures 

Article posted on Thursday 27 September - 10:05 EDT

2018/19 NHL Division futures
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.

2018/19 NHL Conference futures 

Article posted on Friday 21 September - 11:01 EDT

2018/19 NHL Conference futures
With preseason NHL hockey going strong, fans and bettors get a first chance to see their teams in action.

2018/19 NHL Future Odds: who will win the Stanley Cup? 

Article posted on Monday 10 September - 11:00 EDT

2018/19 NHL Future Odds: who will win the Stanley Cup?
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.

2018 NHL Draft: Rasmus Dahlin and Franchise-Changing Defensemen 

Article posted on Tuesday 19 June - 03:58 EDT

2018 NHL Draft: Rasmus Dahlin and Franchise-Changing Defensemen
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.

NHL Futures: Semifinal Playoff Odds Update 

Article posted on Thursday 26 April - 18:51 EDT

NHL Futures: Semifinal Playoff Odds Update
National Hockey League 2017-18 semifinal playoff action begins on April 26 as Washington and Pittsburgh renew their rivalry to open the Eastern Conference second round and then San Jose battles Vegas to open the Western Conference Final Four. Winnipeg vs Nashville begin their fight on 27/04/18 while Boston vs Tampa Bay gets underway with a matinee matchup on Saturday 28/04/18.

2018 NHL Playoff Eastern Conference Second Round Betting Preview 

Article posted on Thursday 26 April - 16:58 EDT

2018 NHL Playoff Eastern Conference Second Round Betting Preview
After a classic seven game series between rival original six clubs, the Boston Bruins survive to face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round of the NHL eastern conference playoffs. In the Metropolitan bracket, the Washington Capitals once again face their post season demons in the form of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Capitals and Bruins will provide a strong challenge, but the Lightning and Penguins appear destined to meet in the conference finals.