Chicago Blackhawks favored to win 2015 Stanley Cup

Chicago Blackhawks favored to win 2015 Stanley Cup

The Los Angeles Kings are in Day Three of celebrating their 2014 Stanley Cup championship. Meanwhile, 29 other NHL teams are already looking toward next year, hoping the 2014-15 campaign can be the year they win the final game of the season.

Also looking toward next year: the oddsmakers, who don't have the current champs as their favorites for the 2015 Cup.

Here are the odds for the Cup winner next season, via Bovada:

Odds to win the 2015 Stanley Cup

Chicago Blackhawks 15/2

Boston Bruins 8/1

Pittsburgh Penguins 9/1

Los Angeles Kings 10/1

St. Louis Blues 10/1

Anaheim Ducks 14/1

San Jose Sharks 14/1

Colorado Avalanche 18/1

Minnesota Wild 18/1

New York Rangers 18/1

Detroit Red Wings 22/1

Montreal Canadiens 25/1

Tampa Bay Lightning 25/1

Vancouver Canucks 25/1

Philadelphia Flyers 28/1

Dallas Stars 33/1

Toronto Maple Leafs 33/1

Washington Capitals 33/1

Columbus Blue Jackets 40/1 

New Jersey Devils 40/1

Carolina Hurricanes 50/1

Edmonton Oilers 50/1

Ottawa Senators 50/1

Phoenix Coyotes 50/1

Winnipeg Jets 50/1

Calgary Flames 66/1

Florida Panthers 66/1

Nashville Predators 66/1

New York Islanders 66/1

Buffalo Sabres 75/1

The Kings at 10/1 could be a nice bet if you think repeats are possible; as could the Rangers at 18/1 if you believe they can weave their way through the Eastern Conference again. 

And sorry, Bovada, we're not going to get suckered into betting on the Sharks (14/1) again. We've finally learned our lesson (maybe).

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Sean Leahy is the associate editor for Puck Daddy on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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