The 2018 NHL Conference Finals Brackets Are Set!

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2018.

Stanley Cup PLayoffs LogoThe stage is set for what promises to be an exciting NHL Conference Finals race leading all the way up to the 2018 Stanley Cup!

This 2018 NHL playoffs have been full of surprises and have indeed revitalized the NHL fan base. Both the Penguins and Predators who were early on fan & critic favorites are out and will have to watch NHL Finals as spectators!

The Eastern Conference Finals will feature the Tampa Bay Lightning facing off against the Washington Capitals in a best of seven series. currently has the Tampa Bay Lightning listed at -190 to win the series over the Capitals. Tampa Bay is also the odds-on overall favorite to win the 2018 Stanley Cup.

The Tampa Bay Lightning were expected to be here and will have home-ice advantage. This Lightning team are currently clicking on all cylinders after a dismantling of the Boston Bruins and should be primed and ready to go!

The underdog Washington Capitals are excited to be in the Conference Finals after a hard-fought battle dethroning last year’s defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins to get here. The Capitals only advantage on paper in this series is on power-plays, but that’s about it. NHL critics & Las Vegas Odds Makers are primarily writing them off and don’t give them much of a chance to advance past this series but don’t tell that to Alexander Ovechkin!

The Western Conference Finals will feature the Winnipeg Jets facing off against the Vegas Golden Knights also in a best of seven series.

Winnipeg will have home ice advantage, has the Jets currently listed at -145 to win the best of seven game series over the Knights.

The Jets had a bit tougher road to get here going head to head versus this year’s Presidents’ Trophy-winning Nashville Predators. The series between these two foes was decided in a game seven showdown with the Jets pulling off a shocking 5 to 1 road victory.

This year’s NHL Cinderella story rages on as the Las Vegas Golden Knight continues their quest towards the 2018 Stanley Cup. The knights have been overlooked, mocked and doubted all year and guess what they are still standing!

Vegas has done the unthinkable all year and have had a record-setting season. In the playoffs, the Knights have been the underdog but have left some outstanding teams in their wake.

Even though the Golden Knights have gotten here against all the odds don’t be surprised if Vegas advances to the Stanley Cup Finals!

At the current Odds to Win Stanley Cup Championship are as follows:

Tampa Bay Lightning  +190

Vegas Golden Knights  +225

Winnipeg Jets  +230

Washington Capitals  +300 predicts that Live Betting on the 2018 NHL Conference Finals will be fever pitched as well as record-setting!

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