The defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning (+575) are not favored to win it all again for the third straight year – Tampa is second in 2022 Stanley Cup odds behind the Colorado Avalanche (+500). The Vegas Golden Knights (+700), Toronto Maple Leafs (+1200) and Boston Bruins (+1300) round out the top five. Online sportsbook Bovada has the latest 2022 Stanley Cup odds, which will be updated regularly through the offseason and once the 2021-22 season starts.
The 2021-22 NHL season is here, and the Colorado Avalanche enter the campaign as the favorites to skate away with the Stanley Cup at DraftKings Sportsbook. The Rolling Snow are +475 to win the trophy, and with as much young talent as any team in the league it’s easy to see them running away in the Western Conference.
Minnesota comes into the 2021/22 season at 25/1 to win the Stanley Cup and as clear second-favorites behind the Avs in the Central Division. Minnesota is +650 to win the Central, a good ways ahead of Dallas (+1200), Winnipeg (+1400) and St. Louis (+1800).
2021 NHL Stanley Cup Odds: 4 NHL Teams Have Franchise Worse Odds in 20 years. The Stanley Cup odds this year are rough to look at. A few teams have their best odds in a long time, but the majority have their worst in a long long time. Most notably, the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes, Buffalo Sabers, and San Jose Sharks.
2021-22 STANLEY CUP FINAL MATCHUP. Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche +1300 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Vegas Golden Knights +1700 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Colorado Avalanche +2200
Despite being back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, the Lightning don’t head into the 2021-22 season as Cup favorites. Granted they do have the second-best odds at +600, but it’s the Avalanche that come into the season with the best odds at hoisting Lord Stanley at +500. The Golden Knights are tied with the Lightning at +600, as it’s those three teams sitting at much higher odds than the rest.
Here are the latest odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2022 as the calendar flips to the start of the NHL's 2021-22 season. NHL odds 2021-22: Avalanche, Lightning once again Stanley Cup favorites ...