The start of the 2017-18 NHL season is just 75 days away and the options for hockey future bets are expanding as we get closer to the first puck drop.
BetOnline.com released win totals for all 31 NHL teams with the Washington Capitals tagged with the highest total (50.5) and the expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights at the low end (26.5). The Capitals have won the President’s Trophy the last two years which is awarded to the NHL team with the most points accumulated in the regular season.
The teams with the biggest changes from last season’s result and the book’s projection for the upcoming season are the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche. The Stars won 16 fewer games than the 50 they totaled in the 2015-16 campaign while the Avs had 17 fewer wins last season than they did two years ago.
The Chicago Blackhawks are projected to take the biggest step back in the upcoming year according to the win totals. Chicago won 50 games in the regular season last year before being bounced in the first round of the playoffs by the eventual Western Conference champions Nashville Predators. The Blackhawks’ win total for 2017-18 sits at 44.5.
Here’s a complete look at the rest of the NHL Over/Under team win totals for the 2017-18 campaign.