NHL 2021/22 - Season Preview and Predictions

NHL 2021/22 - Season Preview and Predictions

The 2021/22 NHL season is only a week away and the teams are doing the final preparations ahead of a long and intensive campaign. The new season will begin on October 12 and run through June 2022 when the Stanley Cup Playoff starts. Make sure to stay up to date with the latest TV- and live streaming-information throughout the season by using Livesportsontv.com NHL broadcasting schedule.

Important dates:

Oct 12 - 2021/22 Season begins
Jan 1 - NHL Winter Classic (Minnesota Wilds vs St. Louis Blues)
Feb 4-5 - All Star Game
Feb 26 - The Stadium Series (Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightnings)
Mar 13 - The Heritage Classic (Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs)
April 29 - Regular season ends

Colorado Avalanche – Bookmaker’s pick to win the Stanley Cup

After a long and welcomed break the NHL teams are once again ready to enter the ice and begin the new season. Tampa Bay Lightnings, the defending champions, lifted the Stanley Cup trophy last season after an impressive performance where they managed to operate through a strange and demanding season under complicated circumstances.

The Lightnings are together with the Colorado Avalanches the bookmaker’s favorite picks to win this season’s Stanley Cup. However, the season is long and anyone who’s following the NHL knows that a lot can happen throughout the season. To predict the Stanley Cup champions in October is tough but the payout can be pretty rewarding in case you manage to find the right outcome. Below is a list of the highest rated Stanley Cup outcomes. All odds are from BetMGM.  

NHL Outright Winner Odds

*as of Oct 4th

Colorado Avalanche 7.00
Tampa Bay Lightning 8.00
LA Vegas Knights 9.50
Boston Bruins 13.00
Toronto Maple Leafs 13.00
Carolina Hurricanes 21.00
Florida Panthers 21.00
NY Islanders 21.00
Pittsburgh Penguins 21.00

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Our predictions for the 2021/22 NHL Season

We can’t find any reasons to disagree with the bookmakers as we believe that both the Avalanche and the Lightnings should have enough quality to at least make it to the later stages of the Post Season Playoffs. The strength and depth of the squads are impressive, and we will be surprised if not one of the teams make it to the Stanley Cup finals. Another team that shouldn’t have any problems sailing through the division are the LA Vegas Knights. The Pacific Division where the newcomer Seattle Kraken is also featuring will be a tight race, with the Vegas Kings as favorites to claim the top spot.

Odds on the Hart Trophy Winner are always tough to get right but with good payouts it can be an interesting addition to your long-time bets. At BetMGM you can find a complete list with all potential players who’re candidates to win the honored price.

C. McDavid 4.00
N. MacKinnon 7.50
A. Matthews 8.00
N. Kucherov 9.00
D. Pastrnak 13.00
L. Draisaitl 13.00
A. Panarin 13.00
S. Aho 15.00
M. Rantanen 15.00
A. Vasilevskiy 15.00

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Author: Dan Anderson