What to bet on with NHL Lockout?

August 15th, 2012 by Brent | Comments Off | Filed in NHL Betting

As it stands right now it looks like there will either be an NHL lockout and no 2012-2013 NHL season, or the season will start later than normal similar to what the NBA did this year. This is really awful news, and I couldn’t imagine ANOTHER lockout in the NHL.  No one likes Gary Bettman and his image continues to get hurt again (although not all of the blame can fall on him). Not only does this suck for NHL fans, it is even worse for us hockey fans that love doing some sports betting on the games too.  Here in Canada one of the best things to do in the Winter months is throw in some wagers on a week night or weekend and channel flip between a handful of NHL games. With that most likely gone this season (or delayed) we have to look else where for our [Read More...]

2011/2012 NHL Season in Review

June 19th, 2012 by Brent | Comments Off | Filed in NHL Betting

The Los Angeles Kings just completed one of the greatest runs in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to capture their first NHL Championship since joining the league as an expansion club in 1966. While this is clearly the biggest story of the 2011/2012 NHL season, there were quite a few other subplots that made it one of the most exciting campaigns in the storied history of the league. The following is a brief look back at a few of the top story lines of a season to remember in the NHL. The Regular Season Round-Up Bovada opened Vancouver as a +700 favorite to win the Stanley Cup, which were the best odds of any team from the Western Conference and opened Washington in the Eastern Conference as the top favorite at +700. The Canucks held true to form with an overall record of 51-22-9 and a total of [Read More...]

Devils vs Kings Game 4 Pick for Stanley Cup

June 5th, 2012 by Brent | Comments Off | Filed in NHL Betting

NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Betting Preview New Jersey Devils vs. Los Angeles Kings Money Line: New Jersey +165 Los Angeles -185 Total Line: 4.5 The New Jersey Devils will try and stave off elimination on the road in this season’s Stanley Cup Finals when they square-off against the Los Angeles Kings this Wednesday night at the Staples Center in Game 4 of this best-of-seven series. The game is set to get underway at 8 p.m. (ET) and it will be broadcast nationally on the NBC Sports Network. It will be sad to see the hockey season come to an end with a Kings win on Wednesday night, but if that happens we will have to turn to summer betting events such as Euro 2012, Belmont Stakes betting, and MLB baseball – oh well. New Jersey knew it was in trouble after losing the first two games of this [Read More...]

Kings Devils Stanley Cup Game 1 Pick

May 29th, 2012 by Brent | Comments Off | Filed in NHL Betting

NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 1 Betting Preview Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils Money Line: Los Angeles -120 New Jersey +105 Total Line: 5 –> CLICK HERE FOR A $100 FREE BET <– West Coast meets East Coast this Wednesday night at the Prudential Center when the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils clash in Game 1 of this season’s best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals. The game is slated to start at 8 p.m. (ET) and it will be broadcast nationally on NBC. Game Overview The Los Angeles Kings paid a handsome dividend at 12/1 odds to win the Western Conference before the start of the playoffs, but you have to wonder how many people actually took advantage of this team’s incredible run to actually get to this point. The Kings are 12-2 overall and a NHL record-breaking 8-0 on the road in the postseason. The total has stayed [Read More...]