What Are The Current Eastern Conference Standings
The NHL Eastern Conference standings are listed below and perusing the information contained within should be a priority of your daily regimen if wagering on NHL Eastern Conference games is something that might be of interest to you. With five of the so-called Original Six NHL teams housed within the Eastern Conference, rivalry games are frequently contested and those games are a dream for a bettor, because the historical significance of those match-ups generally lead to hotly contested games and upsets are frequent occurrences.
With so many game-changing stars and show-stopping netminders at work on a nightly basis, finding solid wagering opportunities on NHL Eastern Conference games shouldn't take much time to locate.
Eastern Conference Online Betting Tips
The history present in the NHL Eastern Conference runs deep and traditional rivalries are everywhere you look. The Montreal Canadiens have been in the NHL since the day the league was born in 1917. In fact, the Canadiens won their first Stanley Cup title in 1916, one year before the NHL was formed. In 1929, the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins contested the first all-American Stanley Cup final.
The Ottawa Senators were the first NHL team to win consecutive Stanley Cups, while the Detroit Red Wings were the first team from the U.S.A. to capture back-to-back crowns.
The conference was founded in 1974 as the Prince of Wales Conference when the NHL realigned its teams into two conferences and four divisions. The Montreal Canadiens hold the record for most conference titles with a total of 25. In 1993, the names of each conference and divisions were changed to reflect their geographic locations.
The Toronto Maple Leafs were the first NHL team to win 50 Stanley Cup final games and from 1947-49, the first to earn three straight Cup titles. The Canadiens won a record five Cups from 1956-60 and from 1980-83, the New York Islanders became the first team from south of the border take four straight titles.
In fact, 15 of the 16 NHL Eastern Conference teams have played in the Stanley Cup final and all but three teams have earned the right to hoist Lord Stanley's mug aloft.
Where Can I Bet On The NHL Eastern Conference Online
Are you ready to put your money on an Eastern Conference team? Here are a few of the leading online sportsbooks to choose from before placing your bets.