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NHL Odds on for when the puck drops this season


The 2015-16 National Hockey League (NHL) season starts on October 7, 2015 with the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks as equal favourites to win the Stanley Cup at 7/1. offers hundreds of ways for hockey fans to get in on the action every week.

The Vancouver Canucks are currently positioned at 19/1, with the Montreal Canadiens the most likely Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup with odds of 8.5/1. Long shots to win the Stanley Cup are the Carolina Hurricanes and Arizona Coyotes at 124/1.

Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin are tied with 2.1/1 odds to win the Cyclone Taylor Award as the Canucks regular season player of the year.

Other players high on the trophy list include Sidney Crosby with 4.1/1 odds for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player. Alex Ovechkin is favourite at 2.5/1 odds to win the Rocket Richard Trophy as the NHL’s leading goal scorer.

All season long, once the puck drops, live betting will be available on for registered players to make a wager as the momentum of the game changes.

In B.C., wagers can be placed online through or through Sports Action at any lottery retailer.

Through Sports Action and, BCLC offers safe, secure and socially responsible gambling entertainment to sports bettors while generating revenue to benefit all British Columbians. Each year, proceeds from BCLC games help fund important health, education and community programs across B.C.

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