Odds for Each of Canada’s NHL Teams to Win the 2014-15 Stanley Cup

July 31st, 2014 by Carol Schram Leave a reply »
The 2013-14 season was a tough one for hockey fans in Canada.

For the first time since 1973, per Tim Wharmsby of CBC.ca, only one north-of-the-border franchise qualified for the postseason. 

In 1973, the Montreal Canadiens captured the Stanley Cup. In 2014, the Habs had a good run, winning 10 playoff games before falling to the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Final.

In 1973, there were just three Canadian franchises. In 2014, six of Canada's seven squads sat on the sidelines, with plenty of time to ponder the changes required to improve their fate for 2014-15.

With the draft complete, free agency all but over and a national drought that has now stretched to 21 years and counting, here's a look at Canada's chances to finally claim the Stanley Cup in 2014-15.

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