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  • View how the 2022 Eastern and Western Conference Championship odds progress for all 32 NHL teams
  • The Colorado Avalanche are favored to win the Western Conference
  • See the graphs below to see what odds your favorite team opened at to win their respective conference

Betting on the 2022 Stanley Cup is not the only way to put money on NHL futures. A raft of sportsbooks routinely post odds to win each conference. The odds fluctuate throughout the season as teams play better/worse, make significant trades, and suffer key injuries.

This odds tracker monitors each of the 32 NHL teams’ odds to win their conference. The graphs and tables are divided along East/West lines.

2022 Eastern Conference Champion Odds

  • [Oct 20]: The biggest movers in the Eastern Conference odds a week into the season are the Panthers and Islanders. Florida’s average odds have shortened from +1000 to +750 and New York’s odds have increased from +750 to +850.
  • [Oct 8]: The Islanders odds have shrunk four days out of the start of the 2021-22 NHL season. Their average odds have gone from +950 to +750.
  • [Sep 22]: With the NHL preseason right around the corner, the Eastern Conference odds have not changed much. The Lightning remain the favorite with their average odds at +330, while the Leafs find themselves as the second favorite at +575.
  • [Aug 16]: The reigning back-to-back Stanley Cup champions have opened as the favorites to win the Eastern Conference. The Boston Bruins opened average odds to win the East sit at +650.

Odds to Win the Eastern Conference

Team Odds
Tampa Bay Lightning +400
Toronto Maple Leafs +450
Boston Bruins +600
Florida Panthers +600
New York Islanders +900
Pittsburgh Penguins +1200
Carolina Hurricanes +1200
Washington Capitals +1300
New York Rangers +1500
Philadelphia Flyers +2500
New Jersey Devils +2500
Montreal Canadiens +3500
Detroit Red Wings +5000
Ottawa Senators +5000
Columbus Blue Jackets +8000
Buffalo Sabres +10000

Odds as of Oct 20

Past 10 Eastern Conference Champions

Year Team Ranking
2021 N/A (Conference/Division restructure due to COVID-19) N/A
2020 Tampa Bay Lightning Atl. #2
2019 Boston Bruins Atl. #2
2018 Washington Capitals Metro #1
2017 Pittsburgh Penguins Metro #2
2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Metro #2
2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Atl. #2
2014 New York Rangers Metro #2
2013 Boston Bruins East #4
2012 New Jersey Devils East #6

*Note: the current playoff seeding process was adopted in 2014 playoffs.

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2022 Western Conference Champion Odds

  • [Oct 20]: A week into the season and the Oilers are the biggest movers in the Western Conference odds from +1100 to +950, while Vegas’ odds have jumped to +340.
  • [Oct 8]: Four days from the 2021-22 NHL season and the Western Conference NHL odds did not budge. Colorado remains the favorite.
  • [Sep 22]: Remains a two team race in the Western Conference with the Avalanche and Golden Knights as favorites. The Kraken’s average odds have shortened a touch to +1750.
  • [Aug 16]: The Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights have opened as the top dogs in the West at +200 and +300 respectively. The newly added Seattle Kraken opened at +1700 odds to win the West.

Odds to Win the Western Conference

Team Odds
Colorado Avalanche +200
Vegas Golden Knights +380
Edmonton Oilers +600
Minnesota Wild +900
Dallas Stars +1500
St. Louis Blues +1500
Calgary Flames +2000
Winnipeg Jets +2000
Seattle Kraken +3000
San Jose Sharks +3000
Vancouver Canucks +3500
Chicago Blackhawks +3500
Los Angeles Kings +4000
Nashville Predators +4000
Anaheim Ducks +9000
Arizona Coyotes +10000

Odds as of Oct 20th

Past 10 Western Conference Champions

Year Team Ranking
2021 N/A (Conference/Division restructure due to COVID-19)  N/A
2020 Dallas Stars Cent. #3
2019 St Louis Blues Cent. #3
2018 Vegas Golden Knights Pac. # 1
2017 Nashville Predators Wild Card #2
2016 San Jose Sharks Pac. #3
2015 Chicago Blackhawks Cent. #3
2014 Los Angeles Kings Pac. #3
2013 Chicago Blackhawks  West #1
2012 Los Angeles Kings  West #8

*Note: the current playoff seeding process was adopted in 2014 playoffs.


Archived NHL Conference Odds: 2020-21, 2019-20

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