Upcoming Match-ups
  • Which teams have the best odds to win their divisions this upcoming 2022 NHL season?
  • The Colorado Avalanche are -250 favorites to win the Central Division
  • Track the 2022 NHL Divisional odds from the start of the season until the playoffs

The 2022 NHL season starts in October and with COVID-19 in the NHL’s rearview mirror, the league will return to its original division and conference structure. The Eastern Conference will consist of the Atlantic and Metropolitan divisions and the Western Conference will consist of the Pacific and Central divisions. With the Seattle Kraken joining the league as the 32nd team, they will join the Pacific Division in the Western Conference.

Use the graphs to see which teams are on the rise, which are declining, and who is considered a legitimate threat to win their division and Stanley Cup.

Atlantic Division Top Contenders

Atlantic Division Odds

Team Odds
Toronto Maple Leafs +195
Tampa Bay Lightning +210
Boston Bruins +380
Florida Panthers +425
Montreal Canadiens +3500
Detroit Red Wings +10000
Ottawa Senators +15000
Buffalo Sabres +30000

All odds as of Oct 8

  • [Oct 8]: The Lightning remain the favorite with odds changing very little prior to the start of the 2021-22 NHL season.
  • [Sep 22]: The Lightning’s average odds have lengthened to win the Atlantic to +193, while the Leafs’ average odds have shrunk to +208.
  • [Aug 17]: The Tampa Bay Lightning have opened as the favorites to win the Atlantic. The Leafs and Bruins trail closely behind with average odds at +237 and +405.

Metropolitan Division Top Contenders

Metropolitan Division Odds

Team  Odds
New York Islanders +275
New York Rangers +425
Carolina Hurricanes +475
Pittsburgh Penguins +475
Washington Capitals +600
Philadelphia Flyers +900
New Jersey Devils +1700
Columbus Blue Jackets +13000

Looking for the latest NHL odds? – Get current moneyline odds, puck lines, and totals for all upcoming games today here.

  • [Oct 8]: The Metropolitan Division odds have barely moved since September. The Islanders become a slightly bigger favorite at +308.
  • [Sep 22]: The Islanders have separated from the rest of the pack as their average odds have shortened to +410 with the second favorite being the Penguins at +425.
  • [Aug 17]: The Metropolitan division opened as a tight race between the Islanders and Penguins. New York has a small edge at the moment, opening with average odds of +340. This is the most balanced division for the upcoming 2022 NHL season.

Central Division Top Contenders

Central Division Odds

Team Odds
Colorado Avalanche -250
Minnesota Wild +650
Dallas Stars +1200
Winnipeg Jets +1400
St. Louis Blues +1800
Chicago Blackhawks +1800
Nashville Predators +7500
Arizona Coyotes +30000
  • [Oct 8]: NHL odds in the Central Division remain stagnant four days away from the start of the 2021-22 season.
  • [Sep 22]: The Avalanche continue to be heavy favorites to win the Central as their average odds increase to -235 just a few weeks away from the 2021-22 NHL season.
  • [Aug 17]: The Stanley Cup favorites have opened as resounding favorites to win the Central. The Wild have the second best average odds, opening at +608.

Pacific Division Top Contenders

Pacific Division Odds

Team  Odds
Vegas Golden Knights -160
Edmonton Oilers +380
Seattle Kraken +750
Calgary Flames +1000
Vancouver Canucks +2000
Los Angeles Kings +5000
San Jose Sharks +5000
Anaheim Ducks +25000
  • [Oct 8]: The Vegas Golden Knights remain a heavy favorite in the odds at -180. The Kraken’s average odds sit at +875.
  • [Sep 22]: Not a ton of odds movement in the Pacific division as the Golden Knights remain favorites with average odds at -175.
  • [Aug 17]: The Golden Knights have opened as the odds-on favorite to win the Pacific Division. The newest expansion team, Seattle Kraken, opened with average odds at +900.

Archived NHL Divisional Odds: 2021, 2020