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Captain Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with his teammates after the Blackhawks scored against the St. Louis Blues in the second period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

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

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

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 mytopsportsbooks.com.

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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