With the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup on Monday night, the focus now shifts to the 2012-12 season.
Bovada.lv has released its 2013 Stanley Cup odds, and the Blues are one of the favored teams, coming in at 12/1 odds to win it all.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the favorite at 7/1 odds. The defending champions Kings are second at 11/1. But behind those teams are the Blues, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks all at 12/1.
This past season, St. Louis won the Central Division and finished second in the Western Conference with a 49-22-11 record for 109 points. The depth of the division is apparent, with three teams given 12/1 odds. The Nashville Predators aren't far behind at 18/1 odds. The Columbus Blue Jackets are tied for the worst odds at 75/1.
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