Bovada : Blackhawks 14/1 to win Stanley Cup

The sports gambling site Bovada, has released their most recent odds to win the 2013 Stanley Cup.

Pittsburgh Penguins 8/1
New York Rangers 9/1
Vancouver Canucks 11/1
Los Angeles Kings 12/1
Philadelphia Flyers 13/1
Chicago Blackhawks 14/1
Detroit Red Wings 15/1

Boston Bruins 16/1
St. Louis Blues 16/1
Minnesota Wild 18/1
San Jose Sharks 20/1
Buffalo Sabres 22/1
Carolina Hurricanes 22/1
Nashville Predators 25/1
Tampa Bay Lightning 25/1
Washington Capitals 25/1
New Jersey Devils 28/1
Edmonton Oilers 30/1
Toronto Maple Leafs 35/1
Florida Panthers 40/1
Anaheim Ducks 40/1
Colorado Avalanche 40/1
Montreal Canadiens 40/1
Ottawa Senators 40/1
Phoenix Coyotes 40/1
Calgary Flames 50/1
Dallas Stars 50/1
Winnipeg Jets 50/1
New York Islanders 75/1
Columbus Blue Jackets 100/1

The Hawks come in at 14/1.  That seems just about right.  If Corey Crawford can rebound from a sub par season, and Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, and Patrick Kane return fully healthy, the Hawks are as strong a team as any in the West.

If you're looking for a good value pick, take a gander at the Carolina Hurricanes at 22/1.  Carolina has had a fantasic offseason.  They've added Jordin Staal and Alex Semin to an already strong core that underachieved last season.  Their defense is still a bit of a concern, but Carolina has the offensive weapons and goaltending to win the Cup.  I'm surprised to see their odds so low.



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