Stanley Cup playoff odds: Blackhawks 7-1 to claim Cup

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It’s a crowded field of challengers for the Stanley Cup, with several teams sporting realistic chances of raising the trophy.

The New York Rangers open the playoffs as 11-to-2 favorites, according to the oddsmakers at

The Blackhawks are next in line at 7-to-1, ahead of the Ducks (8-1), Blues (8-1), Canadiens (9-1), Wild (10-1) and Predators (10-1).

The Hawks and Predators begin their first-round playoff series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Here are the playoff odds for every team entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs:

New York Rangers: 11/2

Chicago Blackhawks: 7/1

Anaheim Ducks: 8/1

St. Louis Blues: 8/1

Montreal Canadiens: 9/1

Minnesota Wild: 10/1

Nashville Predators: 10/1

Tampa Bay Lightning: 12/1

Ottawa Senators: 15/1

Vancouver Canucks: 15/1

Washington Capitals: 15/1

Detroit Red Wings: 18/1

Pittsburgh Penguins: 20/1

New York Islanders: 20/1

Calgary Flames: 25/1

Winnipeg Jets: 30/1

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