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A sizzling start has propelled the Boston Bruins into the top spot on the Stanley Cup futures.
Heading into the Thanksgiving weekend – which has become a checkpoint of the NHL season, since the vast majority of teams holding a playoff spot by that point usually make the postseason – the Bruins are a +850 favourite on the 2020 Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Tampa Bay Lightning (+900) are the second favorite, followed by the Washington Capitals (+1000), New York Islanders (+1200), St. Louis Blues (+1200) and Toronto Maple Leafs (+1200).
The next cluster of teams has a new face as the Edmonton Oilers (+1600) are now among the Colorado Avalanche (+1400), Dallas Stars (+1600), Vegas Golden Knights (+1600) and the Carolina Hurricanes (+1800) at online betting sites.
The Bruins enter Thursday with the best goal differential in the league by a considerable margin, with David Pastrnak scoring goals at an incredible pace. Skeptics might note that it is tough to keep up such a pace all season, and of course, recent history is littered with regular-season juggernauts that stalled in the playoffs. The Lightning just last season were one of those teams and, this time around, might be worth fading until they display …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation