Rask oddsmakers' choice for Conn Smythe Trophy

Rask oddsmakers' choice for Conn Smythe Trophy
May 1, 2014, 5:15 pm
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BOSTON – The Bruins are fixing to get their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series underway against the Montreal Canadiens in the next few hours, and that’s given enough time for Bovada to come out with the odds for the Conn Smythe winners with three rounds to go.

Bruins fans will be happy to now that goaltender Tuukka Rask is the prohibitive favorite to take home the Stanley Cup MVP hardware after getting off to a fast start with a 4-1-0 record, 1.16 goals-against average and a .961 save percentage in the first round domination of Detroit. Here are the odds, with Patrice Bergeron clocking in next for the Bruins at 15-1

  • Tuukka Rask (BOS) 4/1
  • Jonathan Toews (CHI) 12/1
  • Patrick Kane (CHI) 12/1
  • Sidney Crosby (PIT) 12/1
  • Ryan Getzlaf (ANA) 12/1
  • Patrice Bergeron (BOS) 15/1
  • Duncan Keith (CHI) 15/1
  • Corey Crawford (CHI) 15/1
  • Evgeni Malkin (PIT) 15/1
  • Corey Perry (ANA) 15/1
  • Jonathan Quick (LA) 15/1
  • Carey Price (MON) 15/1
  • Henrik Lundqvist (NYR) 15/1
  • Anze Kopitar (LA) 20/1
  • Zach Parise (MIN) 20/1
  • Torey Krug (BOS) 25/1
  • Jarome Iginla (BOS) 30/1
  • Marc-Andre Fleury (PIT) 30/1
  • Drew Doughty (LA) 30/1
  • Marian Gaborik (LA) 35/1
  • Martin St. Louis (NYR) 35/1
  • Brad Richards (NYR) 35/1
  • Rick Nash (NYR) 35/1
  • Darcy Kuemper (MIN) 45/1
  • Matt Niskanen (PIT) 50/1
  • Francois Beauchemin(ANA) 50/1
  • P.K. Subban (MON) 50/1
  • Brendan Gallagher (MON) 50/1
  • Thomas Vanek (MON) 50/1
  • Max Pacioretty (MON) 50/1
  • Dany Heatley (MIN) 50/1


The Bruins and Blackhawks are also the favorites to make it a rematch in the Stanley Cup Final after advancing past the first round, and looking like their big-games selves while doing it. In fact, the Bruins are part of the top three scenarios for the Stanley Cup Final, with the Blackhawks, Ducks and Kings as possible opponents.

  • Bruins vs Chicago Blackhawks 9/2
  • Bruins vs Anaheim Ducks 6/1
  • Bruins vs Los Angeles Kings 6/1
  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs Chicago Blackhawks 8/1
  • Bruins vs Minnesota Wild 10/1
  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs Anaheim Ducks 10/1
  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs Los Angeles Kings 10/1
  • Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 12/1
  • New York Rangers vs Chicago Blackhawks 14/1
  • Montreal Canadiens vs Anaheim Ducks 16/1
  • Montreal Canadiens vs Los Angeles Kings 16/1
  • New York Rangers vs Anaheim Ducks 18/1
  • New York Rangers vs Los Angeles Kings 18/1
  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs Minnesota Wild 18/1
  • Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild 25/1
  • New York Rangers vs Minnesota Wild 33/1