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NHL Season in Review: Biggest Bets that Cashed in 2017-18

NHL Season in Review: Biggest Bets that Cashed in 2017-18

Article posted on Friday 20 July

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.
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NHL Power Rankings: Maple Leafs Best Team In Canada? 

Article posted on Tuesday 17 July

NHL Power Rankings: Maple Leafs Best Team In Canada?
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?
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Montreal Canadiens Enter The Dark Ages 

Article posted on Tuesday 17 July

Montreal Canadiens Enter The Dark Ages
The most successful franchise in NHL history faces a crossroads, blindfolded by a win-now mentality which appears to have gutted the Montreal Canadiens. No long a hockey Shangri-La, the Habs struggle to maintain their own free agents, while top UFAs from other teams haven’t bothered to meet with Montreal management. The latest news of Shea Weber’s knee injury further decimates Montreal, who have slim odds of a playoff run and a lack of elite prospects because of ill-advised trades.
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Stanley Cup 2019 Odds: Tavares & Toronto Favorites? 

Article posted on Wednesday 11 July

Stanley Cup 2019 Odds: Tavares & Toronto Favorites?
Toronto will remember July 1st, 2018 not as Canada Day, but Tavares Day, after the pride of Mississauga was liberated from the New York Islanders. This stunning coup solidifies the Leafs top-line talent for the next half-decade, creating a long window of opportunity for Toronto’s long-suffering franchise. The Maple Leafs odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2019 jumped to +700 after the announcement, better than the Lightning, Bruins and Golden Knights. Toronto’s finally positioned as favorites to win their first ring since 1967, despite questions surrounding their blueline and goaltending.
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2018 NHL Draft: Rasmus Dahlin and Franchise-Changing Defensemen 

Article posted on Tuesday 19 June

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.
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Miracle or NHL Incompetence? The Truth Behind The Golden Knights Success Story 

Article posted on Tuesday 29 May

Miracle or NHL Incompetence? The Truth Behind The Golden Knights Success Story
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.
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NHL Stanley Cup Finals Schedule, Odds, Game By Game Predictions 

Article posted on Sunday 27 May

NHL Stanley Cup Finals Schedule, Odds, Game By Game Predictions
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.
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NHL Futures: Conference Finals Playoff Odds Update 

Article posted on Friday 11 May

NHL Futures: Conference Finals Playoff Odds Update
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.
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2018 NHL Playoffs Conference Finals Odds, Schedule, Picks 

Article posted on Friday 11 May

2018 NHL Playoffs Conference Finals Odds, Schedule, Picks
Game seven of the eastern conference finals will cap a bizarre series which witnessed both teams lose their first pair of home games. Washington trucked Tampa Bay in game six, continuing their Jekyll and Hyde post season style by tenderizing the Lightning with physicality. Unpredictability’s been the hallmark of this clash, reinforcing the axiom that anything can happen in a game seven environment. Tampa will attempt to leverage home advantage to clinch the series when the puck drops at 8:00 PM EST on May 23rd at Amalie Arena.
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Winnipeg vs Nashville Game Seven – NHL Playoffs Picks and Predictions 

Article posted on Thursday 10 May

Winnipeg vs Nashville Game Seven – NHL Playoffs Picks and Predictions
Game seven may be the best pair of words in the world of sports, except for the Winnipeg Jets, who lost their opportunity to proceed to the western conference finals during a disappointing game six loss in Manitoba. The Nashville Predators look to leverage this momentum into a series win in Music City, while the Jets must rise to transcend this extremely difficult matchup. Faceoff drops at 8:00 PM EST in the Bridgestone Arena on May 10th.
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