Last Updated on May 27, 2020
The news will become official today at 4:30pm EST that the NHL season is back! With that huge news, thus returns the grand old process of betting on the Stanley Cup winner.
The finish to the 2020 season will be quite different with a 24-team NHL playoff bracket scenario set to crown the 2020 champion. FoxBet Sportsbook was the first to offer new odds to win the Stanley Cup once the news became official that the season will be resuming.
Many rumors have circulated about the re-start of the 2020 hockey season. Here are some of the most popular news leaks:
- Two core sites for each conference. 12 teams in each site
- Rumors have pointed to LasVegas and an undisclosed Canadian city.
- Play-in games for the remaining playoff spots
Favorites to win the Stanley Cup
Fox Bet has set the Bruins, Blues, and Avalance as the top 3 favorites win the tournament-style NHL playoffs to bring a finish to this unprecedented season impacted by COVID-19. Before the season came to a halt, the Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in hockey running a 9-1 record into the stoppage. The Flyers are 9-1 odds to win the Cup currently at FoxBet.
Rounding out the top 5 favorites to win the Stanley Cup are the Tampa Bay Lightning at +750 and the Vegas Golden Knights at +800 odds to hoist Lord Stanley.