NHL Playoffs set to begin.
The National Hockey League regular season came to an end on Sunday. The end came with some drama, as the San Jose Sharks wrapped up the # 1 seed in the West, after the Detroit Redwings edged the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. If Chicago had won, they would have sealed the # 1 seed. In the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Flyers picked up a dramatic win over the New York Rangers to pick up the final postseason spot in the Eastern Conference. The Washington Capitals finished with the most points in the entire NHL, while the San Jose Sharks and Chicago Blackhawks came in following the Capitals. Access the entire National Hockey League standings at ESPN.com.
As the postseason arrives Hockey Betting will be in full force, with many putting wagers on individual postseason games, along with future bets regarding who will not only win the Stanley Cup, but both Conference Finals as well. Some prop bets will be available for certain games. For example, when the Penguins play, a prop bet may be ” Will Sidney Crosby score the game winning goal?”.
The postseason will begin on Wednesday with the Ottawa Senators playing in Pittsburgh, against the Penguins. Three other games will be played Wednesday, including Philadelphia Flyers at New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings at Phoenix Coyotes, and Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks. On Thursday six more teams will face-off for the first time in the postseason. The Boston Bruins will play the Buffalo Sabres in upper New York. Montreal will head down to the nation’s capital to take on the Capitals, and the Los Angeles Kings will play in Vancouver, against the Canucks. The final game of the first round will start on Friday when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Nashville Predators. The first round, and all rounds are best of seven series.
BetUS.com is one of the best places for making Hockey Betting wagers. The favorites for the first round series, according to BetUS.com are: Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Detroit, San Jose, Washington, Buffalo, Vancouver and Chicago.