Puck Placement: Playoff Projections + Betting Futures

Good morning and happy Opening Night in the NHL!

Excitement is quite the understatement for us that follow the league closely – every season offers a new bit of intrigue whether it be an up and coming phenom or an entire team on the rise. This is the particular subject of today’s post, where we’ll take a look at our projections for how the season will shake out and some future bets that might pique your interest…responsibly, of course.

So, without further ado, here we go:

Joe Rat’s Playoff Projections:

Western Conference:

Central Division:

1. Dallas Stars
2. Colorado Avalanche
3. Minnesota Wild

Pacific Division:

1. Edmonton Oilers
2. LA Kings
3. Seattle Kraken

WC1 – Vegas Golden Knights
WC2 – Calgary Flames

Eastern Conference:

Metro Division:

1. Carolina Hurricanes
2. New Jersey Devils
3. New York Rangers

Atlantic Division:

1. Toronto Maple Leafs
2. Ottawa Senators
3. Tampa Bay Lightning

WC1 – Buffalo Sabres
WC2 – Boston Bruins

Dovi’s Playoff Projections:

Central Division:

1. Dallas Stars
2. Colorado Avalanche
3. Arizona Coyotes

Pacific Division:

1. LA Kings
2. Edmonton Oilers
3. Seattle Kraken

WC1 – Calgary Flames
WC2 – Vegas Golden Knights

Eastern Conference:

Metro Division:

1. New York Rangers
2. Carolina Hurricanes
3. New Jersey Devils

Atlantic Division:

1. Toronto Maple Leafs
2. Florida Panthers
3. Buffalo Sabres

WC1 – Ottawa Senators
WC2 – Boston Bruins


Joe’s Future Bets (more to come in-season):

Canes Cup Winner +900
Devils Cup Winner +1100
Stars Cup Winner +1300
Kings Cup Winner +2000
Kraken Cup Winner +5000
Coyotes make playoffs +480
Cozens 30 +200
Patrick Laine 30 +200
Kevin Fiala 30 +280
Marty Necas 30 +200
Andrei Kuzmenko 40 goals +350
Kyle Connor 40 goals +350
Barrett Hayton 50+p +220
Jake Ottinger Vezina +1100

Dovi’s Future Bets:

50+ Goals:
Kirill Kaprizov +400
Alexander Ovechkin (-135 40+)
Nikita Kucherov (+300 40+)

40+ Goals:
Cole Caufield +450
Patrick Laine +700
Filip Forsberg +1000

Point Totals:
Adrian Kempe & Trevor Zegras O67.5 points -115
Connor Bedard O69.5 -115
Brad Marchand O70.5 -115
Adam Fox O71.5 -115
Sebastian Aho O72.5 -115
Connor McDavid to score 150 points +400

TOR Division +175, conference #1 seed +550, Presidents Trophy +800
NYR Divsion +330, conference #1 seed +750, Presidents Trophy +1300
DAL Division +155, conference #1 seed +700, Presidents Trophy +800
LAK Division +450, conference #1 seed +750, Presidents Trophy +2000

Dark Horses:
FLA division winner +450
PIT division winner +700
WPG division winner +900
SEA division winner +1100


Vezina: Jake Oettinger +1200

RR: Auston Matthews +550


E. Lindholm +2000
S. Couturier +4000


A. Fox +500
D. Hamilton +2500
E.Bouchard +3500
V.Hedman +4000

Jack Adams:

Ryan Huska +2500
Andre Tourigny +4500


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