2014 NHL Stanley Cup Odds

The NHL playoffs are right around the corner and there’s been plenty of movement for each team’s NHL Stanley Cup odds to win the title.  Below we compare the preseason odds, post trade deadline odds, and current odds via Bovada. The young, upstart Colorado Avalanche led by former goaltender Patrick Roy won the Central Division…

How Do Starting Goalies Affect NHL Lines?

With just one game remaining in the season, the Chicago Blackhawks (46-20-15, 107 points) already have the 5-seed locked up in the Western Conference playoffs and have very little to play for. Similarly, the Nashville Predators (36-32-12, 84 points) have nothing to play for as they have already been eliminated from playoff contention. In games…

2013-14 NHL Futures Movement

The NHL trade deadline for the 2013-14 season passed yesterday afternoon at 3 PM eastern, and as expected there were a flurry of trades including several prominent players. Among the notable names dealt were: Martin St. Louis, Ryan Callahan, Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Vanek, Marian Gaborik, Tim Thomas and Roberto Luongo. The table below, with data…

2014 Olympic Hockey Futures

The attention of the entire sports world has shifted to Sochi, Russia and the 2014 Winter Games and for many hockey fans, this will be the highlight of the sports calendar as Olympic Hockey is renowned for it’s high level of play and brings back fond memories like the incomparable 1980 Miracle on Ice. This year…