Red Wings’ odds to win Cup are 18-1

The Detroit News
Henrik Zetterberg and Dylan Larkin

The Red Wings’ odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2017, according to Bovada, are 18-1 – perhaps better than you might have thought.

Nine other teams have better odds, led by the 8-1 Penguins, who won the Stanley Cup on Sunday night.

Three teams share the Wings’ odds of 18-1 – the Wild, Predators and Rangers.

The Wings were 41-30-11 this season and finished tied for third in the Atlantic Division with 93 points. They lost to the Lightning in the first round of the playoffs in five games.

STANLEY CUP ODDS 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins, 8-1

Chicago Blackhawks, 10-1

Washington Capitals, 10-1

St. Louis Blues, 12-1

Los Angeles Kings, 14-1

San Jose Sharks, 14-1

Tampa Bay Lightning, 14-1

Anaheim Ducks, 16-1

Dallas Stars, 16-1

Detroit Red Wings, 18-1

Minnesota Wild, 18-1

Nashville Predators, 18-1

New York Rangers, 18-1

Montreal Canadiens, 20-1

New York Islanders, 20-1

Boston Bruins, 25-1

Florida Panthers, 25-1

Philadelphia Flyers, 25-1

Colorado Avalanche, 33-1

Calgary Flames, 40-1

Edmonton Oilers, 40-1

Ottawa Senators, 40-1

Arizona Coyotes, 50-1

Carolina Hurricanes, 50-1

Columbus Blue Jackets, 50-1

New Jersey Devils, 50-1

Vancouver Canucks, 50-1

Winnipeg Jets, 50-1

Buffalo Sabres, 66-1

Toronto Maple Leafs, 66-1