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Jack Hughes leads a talented field of young hockey stars at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on June 21st and June 22nd at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The New Jersey Devils won the right to select Jack first overall, leaping over Ottawa and Los Angeles, despite inferior NHL lottery odds. New York will select second while Chicago got lucky, picking third despite staying in the playoff race deep into the regular season.
The St. Louis Blues continue the most unlikely turnaround in NHL history against the Boston Bruins in the 2019 Stanley Cup finals. Despite a massive blowout in game three, the Blues managed to stabilize their game to pull off a pivotal win in game four, setting up a best of three to determine the winner of the cup. With Boston banged up, St. Louis will attempt to physically dominate the Bruins to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.
The least predictable playoffs in hockey history has completely upended NHL futures in 2019. Gone are the Lightning and the Flames, the top seeds in the eastern and western conference. After the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, new favorites have emerged, including the St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets. Will established favorites continue to fall in the second round?
April is the best time of the year for hockey fans as the 82-game regular season reveals the NHL playoff picture in 2019. Tampa Bay has dominated the league all year, entering as serious favorites to compete for a championship. Pittsburgh and Washington will challenge the Lightning in the east, while Vegas, Winnipeg and Nashville look to oust the western conference leading Calgary Flames. Our predictions for the 2019 Stanley Cup finals suggests surprises and upsets in both conferences.
An unprecedented Stanley Cup finals in 2018 witnessed the first ever championship for the Washington Capitals, who defeated the Vegas Golden Knights expansion club. The modern NHL features greater parity than ever, with as many as ten clubs capable of challenging for a Stanley Cup. This guide to NHL outrights in 2018-19 outlines odds and analysis for all teams in the eastern and western conference.