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  • Which rookies are expected to challenge for the Calder Trophy in 2022?
  • Moritz Seider is the favorite to win the 2022 Calder Trophy
  • Track which players trending up and which are trending down over the course of the 2021-22 NHL campaign

In the graphs below, find the odds for all of the top rookie skaters and goaltenders to capture the 2022 Calder Trophy, and track how they fluctuate over the course of the season, as players either exceed or fall short of expectations.

Canada online sportsbooks have Calder Trophy odds available. The best rookie on a Canadian team at this point of the season would be Michael Bunting on the Leafs with how poor Cole Caufield has been this year.

Michigan sports bettors will be pleased with the overall play of their top two rookies. Lucas Raymond and Moritz Seider are both in the Top 3 odds.

Odds for Top Calder Trophy Contenders

Calder Trophy Odds

Player Odds
Moritz Seider (Red Wings) -250
Michael Bunting (Maple Leafs) +400
Trevor Zegras (Ducks) +600
Lucas Raymond (Red Wings) +750
Jeremy Swayman (Bruins) +5000
Tanner Jeannot (Predators) +5000
Anton Lundell (Panthers) +5000
Cole Caufield (Canadiens) +9500
Matt Boldy (Wild) +9500

Odds as of April 20th at FanDuel Sportsbook

  • [May 11]: The Top 3 in odds to end the regular season are your three finalists for the Calder Trophy: Moritz Seider (-250), Michael Bunting (+400), and Trevor Zegras (+600).
  • [Apr 20]: Though it was just a small bump, Seider’s odds to win the Calder Trophy have now grown to -250 with five games left in the season for the Red Wings.
  • [Mar 24]: Moritz Seider has established himself as the clear favorite to win the Calder, passing both Trevor Zegras and teammate Lucas Raymond going into the final month of the season.
  • [Feb 25]: With only two months left before the NHL Playoffs start, Zegras, Raymond, and Mortiz Seider are all in a tight race for the coveted Rookie of the Year. Michael Bunting sits in 4th place at +700 to win.
  • [Feb 2]: Zegras holds the solo spot as the favorite around +200 odds depending on where you’re shopping. Panthers rookie Anton Lundell has been playing solid hockey, moving his odds from +4000 to +1350 since mid-December.
  • [Jan 13]: It continues to be a two-man race between Raymond and Zegras. However, Preds rookie Tanner Jeannot has entered the Top 5 odds list. Jeannot has 23 points in 37 games this season for Nashville.
  • [Dec 21]: With the NHL now paused due to high COVID-19 cases, Lucas Raymond and Trevor Zegras sit atop of the Rookie of the Year odds. Dawson Mercer has seen his worsen from +825 to +2000.
  • [Nov 29]: Trevor Zegras is now the second betting favorite behind Lucas Raymond. One of the biggest movers over the past two weeks is Hurricanes forward Seth Jarvis who has moved from +4500 to +2100.
  • [Nov 16]: Lucas Raymond has overtaken Trevor Zegras in the NHL Calder odds. His teammate, Moritz Seider, is now the second betting favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook.
  • [Nov 1]: Trevor Zegras is the new betting favorite to win the 2022 Calder Trophy. Zegras’ average odds sit at +463, however, Raymond is right behind him at +475.
  • [Oct 22]: A little more than a week into the season and Cole Caufield’s average odds have increased from +300 to +375. Meanwhile, Raymond’s odds continue to improve from +1250 to +950 with three points in four games.
  • [Oct 13]: After Quinton Byfield fractured his foot in the NHL preseason, his odds to win the Calder lengthened to +6000. Detroit’s Lucas Raymond’s average odds have shrunk from +2950 to +1250 after being one of the most bet on rookies to win the award at most sportsbooks.
  • [Sep 29]: Montreal Canadiens forward Cole Caufield is favored at +300 to win the 2022 Calder Trophy. Other notable favorites are the Ducks’ Trevor Zegras at +500 and Panthers’ Spencer Knight at +1000.
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Notable Trends

  • A forward has won the Rookie of the Year nine of the last 11 years now, with defensemen Aaron Ekblad (2015) and Cale Makar (2020) the only non-forwards to win.
  • No goalies have won the Calder since Steve Mason (Columbus) in 2009.
  • No team has produced back-to-back Rookie of the Year winners since the 68-69 Bruins (Bobby Orr & Derek Sanderson).

Past 10 Calder Trophy Winners

Year Winner
2021 Kirill Kaprizov (F, Wild)
2020 Cale Makar (D, Avalanche)
2019 Elias Pettersson (F, Canucks)
2018 Mathew Barzal (F, Islander)
2017 Auston Matthews (F, Leafs)
2016 Artemi Panarin (F, Blackhawks)
2015 Aaron Ekblad (D, Panthers)
2014 Nathan MacKinnon (F, Avalanche)
2013 Jonathan Huberdeau (F, Panthers)
2012 Gabriel Landeskog (F, Avalanche)

Archived Calder Trophy Odds: 2021, 2020

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