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Odds to win the 2020 Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe Trophy

The Bolts are favored to win the second Stanley Cup in franchise history.

Brayden Point of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates with the puck as Brock Nelson of the New York Islanders pursues the play in the third period of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders at Rogers Place on September 17, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars will play for the biggest prize in hockey in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.

The Lightning entered the playoffs as the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference, while the Stars were the #3 team in the Western Conference. Here’s how both teams got to the Final:

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Tampa Bay Lightning over Columbus Blue Jackets in five games.
Eastern Conference Semifinals: Tampa Bay Lightning over Boston Bruins in five games.
Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning over New York Islanders in six games.

Western Conference Quarterfinals: Dallas Stars over Calgary Flames in six games.
Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Stars over Colorado Avalanche in seven games.
Western Conference Finals: Dallas Stars over Vegas Golden Knights in five games.

Because of having the better record in the regular season, the Lightning (92 points in 70 games) will have “home ice” advantage over the Stars (82 points in 69 games). It means the Bolts will be able to make the last substitution before faceoffs in Games 1, 2, 5, and 7. They’ll also have the in-house arena atmosphere in their favor, so the fans cheering on the oversized video screens in the arena via Zoom will be wearing blue in those games.

Odds to win the 2020 Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay Lightning: -180
Dallas Stars: +150

Odds to win the 2020 Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL Playoff MVP

Conn Smythe Winner

Player Odds
Player Odds
Brayden Point +150
Victor Hedman +200
Miro Heiskanen +250
Anton Khudobin +300
Nikita Kucherov +325
Jamie Benn +1000
Andrei Vasilevskiy +1000
Joe Pavelski +1700
Tyler Seguin +2200
Denis Guryanov +2200
Alexander Radulov +2200
John Klingberg +2700
Ondrej Palát +3000
Joel Kiviranta +4500
Alex Killorn +5500
Roope Hintz +6000
Steven Stamkos +7500
Ben Bishop +10000

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