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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar has already won the Norris Trophy, and is the favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy as well. (Image: Michael Martin/NHLI/Getty)

Conn Smythe Trophy Odds: Cale Makar Overwhelming Favorite for Playoff MVP

Earlier this week, the Colorado Avalanche’s Cale Makar won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best all-around defenseman for the 2021-22 season. If the Avalanche can hold on to win the Stanley Cup Final, he might be adding the Conn Smythe Trophy to his mantle very soon. FanDuel Sportsbook lists […]

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 to take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Image: John Locher/AP)

Burakovsky OT Goal Gives Avalanche Early Lead in Stanley Cup Final

Andre Burakovsky scored the game-winning goal 1:23 into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. The Avalanche are now -270 favorites to win the Stanley Cup, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Burakovsky nets […]

The Tampa Bay Lightning come in as underdogs against the Colorado Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Finals, despite being the two-time defending champions. (Image: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)

Stanley Cup Finals Odds: Tampa Bay Seeks Threepeat vs. Favored Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will play for their first championship since 2001, but will have to go up against the two-time defending champions as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Avalanche rate as the -180 favorite at FanDuel Sportsbook, with the Lighting commanding +155 […]

The Edmonton Oilers will try to close out their series against the Flames in Calgary on Thursday night. (Image: Perry Nelson/USA Today Sports)

Flames Look to Stay Alive, Slow Down Oilers Barrage in Game 5

The Calgary Flames managed to come back from three goals behind and tie Game 4 before ultimately losing 5-3. They’ll try to carry that momentum into a must-win Game 5 against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. Calgary trails Edmonton three games to one in the best-of-seven series, but is at […]

The Colorado Avalanche can advance to the Western Conference Finals if they beat the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 on Wednesday. (Image: Jeff Le/USA Today Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Look to Close Out Blues at Home in Game 5

The Colorado Avalanche can continue rolling toward a Stanley Cup on Wednesday night when they take on the St. Louis Blues with a chance to end their second-round playoff series in Game 5. The Avalanche carry a 3-1 lead into Game 5 after a 6-3 victory in St. Louis on […]

The Edmonton Oilers will host the Calgary Flames in Game 4 of the Battle of Alberta playoff series on Tuesday night. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Game 4: Oilers Seek Decisive Advantage Over Flames in Battle of Alberta

The Edmonton Oilers enjoy a 2-1 lead and home-ice advantage heading into Game 4 of their Western Conference second-round matchup against the Calgary Flames, as the Battle of Alberta continues on Tuesday. Edmonton comes into Game 4 as the slightest of favorites, with FanDuel Sportsbook pegging the Oilers as a […]