Penguins, Rangers atop Stanley Cup odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers are tied atop the Stanley Cup futures list at the sportsbooks as hockey fans cross their fingers that the league and its players will avoid another lockout.

The Pens and Rangers are both pegged at 8/1 on the odds to win the Stanley Cup at Bodog, which puts them just ahead of the 10/1 Vancouver Canucks and the 12/1 Los Angeles Kings – who are the defending Cup champions.

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Stanley Cup Odds: Kings new favorites

The Los Angeles Kings entered the Stanley Cup playoffs as the eighth seed in the Western Conference, but they’ve worked their way up to the top of the NHL futures list at the sportsbooks.

The Kings bounced the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the playoffs and had built a 3-0 lead on the St. Louis Blues in their second-round series heading into action on Sunday.

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Blues now favorites on Stanley Cup odds

With a first-round victory already in hand, the St. Louis Blues are now the favorites at the sportsbooks to come out on top in the Stanley Cup playoffs this spring.

The Blues have moved to 4/1 on the Stanley Cup odds at Bodog entering action this week, putting them just ahead of the 5/1 Philadelphia Flyers – who knocked out the Pittsburgh Penguins on the weekend.

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Flyers move to top of Stanley Cup futures

The Philadelphia Flyers have shot to the top of the Stanley Cup futures board at the sportsbooks as they look to finish off the former favorites, the Pittsburgh Penguins, this week.

The Flyers hold a commanding 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins, and as a result they’ve moved up from 14/1 to 4/1 odds to win the Stanley Cup this spring at Bodog.

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Blackhawks Coyotes Playoff Odds

The Phoenix Coyotes captured their first ever Pacific Division title this season, but it doesn’t mean a whole lot to the oddsmakers at who have listed them as series underdogs versus the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Coyotes are a +110 underdog in the series at, while Chicago, who actually won three more game than Phoenix and had four more points are a -130 favorite.

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