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  • Which rookies are expected to challenge for the Calder Trophy in 2022?
  • Canadiens’ Cole Caufield is the current 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.

Get ready for Canada online sportsbooks, with Montreal’s Cole Caufield as the opening favorite in the Calder Trophy odds.

Odds for Top Calder Trophy Contenders

Calder Trophy Odds

Player Odds
Cole Caufield (Canadiens) +400
Trevor Zegras (Ducks) +550
Spencer Knight (Panthers) +800
Lucas Raymond (Red Wings) +1000
Moritz Seider (Red Wings) +1000
Jeremy Swayman (Bruins) +1200
Alex Nedeljkovic (Red Wings) +1600
Michael Bunting (Leafs) +1800
Bowen Byram (Avalanche) +1800
Jamie Drysdale (Ducks) +2500
Vasily Podkolzin (Canucks) +2500
Nils Lundkvist (Rangers) +2500
Jonathan Dahlen (Sharks) +2500
Anton Lundell (Panthers) +2500
Dawson Mercer (Devils) +2500
William Eklund (Sharks) +3000
Vladimir Tkachev (Kings) +3000
Alex Newhook (Avalanche) +3500
Arthur Kaliyev (Kings) +4000
Hendrix Lapierre (Capitals) +4000
Peyton Krebs (Golden Knights) +4000
Marco Rossi (Wild) +4000
Cole Perfetti (Jets) +4000
Seth Jarvis (Hurricanes) +4500
Shane Pinto (Senators) +5000

Odds as of October 22nd

  • [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.

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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With five years of sports journalism under his belt already, Ryan Sura may be young, but he is already making his mark. He has written for publications such as Fantasy Pros, SB Nation and TSN.ca, covering NFL, NBA, and college sports.