The Colorado Avalanche's sweep in the Western Conference Final seems to have won over the bookmakers, who favor the Denver roster in the hunt for National Hockey League honors.
• Read also: Luke Richardson eyeing a head coaching job
• Read also: The Thunderbirds break the party
Thursday morning, the troop of head coach Jared Bednar was very well considered by the site Mise-o-jeu. The odds for winning the Stanley Cup by the second-best team in the 2021-2022 regular season was 1.40. Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers were 3.50 and 6.50, respectively, heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Finals tied 2-2.
The Avs are resting after disposing of the Edmonton Oilers in four games in the third round. They are looking for a first coronation since 2001. In Tampa, the “Bolts” constitute the double defending champions, while the Rangers were crowned for the last time in 1994.