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Newly Released Stanley Cup Odds Fire Up Oilers and Jets Fans

Published March 12, 2024 at 9:31

Stanley Cup Contenders Emerge

As the trade deadline came, several contenders emerged, strengthening their squads in anticipation of the intense playoff showdowns ahead.

Bet365 has revealed the latest Stanley Cup odds in light of these trades, positioning the Edmonton Oilers as the frontrunners for the coveted title.

Top Contenders for the Cup

Following closely behind the Oilers, the Florida Panthers secure the second spot, with the Vancouver Canucks, Colorado Avalanche, and Winnipeg Jets completing the top five.

This positioning highlights an opportunity for a Canadian team to claim the Stanley Cup, a feat not accomplished since the Montreal Canadiens' victory in 1993. Absent from Cup contention this year are the Maple Leafs, failing to make an impression.

The Vegas Golden Knights: A Worthy Opponent

The Vegas Golden Knights emerge as a formidable threat to the Oilers, especially after their performance last year and their strategic trades at the deadline, including Anthony Mantha, Noah Hanifin, and Tomas Hertl.

Despite being ranked tenth, their post-deadline improvements have boosted their performance.

A Canadian Victory in Sight?

The anticipation of a Canadian team winning the Stanley Cup has been building, especially given the over three-decade-long drought.

The current standings and the strengthened rosters of Canadian teams spark hope among fans that this could be the year a team from north of the border clinches the title, an outcome many Canadian hockey enthusiasts eagerly await.

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Newly Released Stanley Cup Odds Fire Up Oilers and Jets Fans

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