The Anaheim Ducks remain atop the NHL standings with 85 points, but according to the online betting website Bovada, the Blackhawks are still favorited to come out as the No. 1 team by the end of the postseason.
According to the latest projects from Bovada's oddsmakers, the Blackhawks are given 11/2 odds at becoming the first team to repeat since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the highest-ranked Eastern Conference team with 6/1 odds, followed by the Boston Bruins at 9/1 odds.
Here's a look at the top 10 lines, according to Bovada:
|St. Louis Blues||6/1|
|San Jose Sharks||10/1|
|Los Angeles Kings||16/1|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||20/1|
|New York Rangers||25/1|
The Florida Panthers are the last team to be ranked, with 300/1 odds. The Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers were left off the boards.