Stanley Cup Odds: Lightning Favored Over Canadiens, Islanders and Golden Knights on FanDuel Sportsbook
The Montreal Canadiens continue to defy the odds, and they have the Vegas Golden Knights on the brink of elimination leading the Western Conference Finals 3-2. There will be a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals, and the Stanley Cup favorite is the Tampa Bay Lightning as they play the New York Islanders at home for a trip to the Stanley Cup finals.
The Islanders came back from a 2-0 deficit in Game 6 to score a thrilling OT goal and victory, 3-2.
The defending champion Lightning have odds of +155 to win the Stanley Cup heading into that contest, while the Islanders are currently +350 at FanDuel Sportsbook.
The Canadians (+310) and Golden Knights (+400) play Game 6 Thursday night in Montreal. Those two teams have had big odds adjustment since the second round when Vegas was +1600 to win the Cup trailing their series against Colorado 2-0. Montreal has been the biggest longshot as the Canadiens odds to win the Stanley Cup during Round 1 were +15000.
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