Montreal travels to Boston tonight to kick off Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Power Rank calculated these updated odds for winning the Stanley Cup.
For more details on this calculation and odds before the playoffs started, click here.
To see the team NHL rankings that power these win probabilities, click here.
For the next round, these are the win probabilities for each series.
NHL Series Win Probabilities
Montreal vs Boston.
Boston, the home team tied 0-0, has a 76.4 percent chance of winning the series.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, the home team tied 0-0, has a 57.0 percent chance of winning the series.
Los Angeles vs Anaheim.
Anaheim, the home team tied 0-0, has a 60.4 percent chance of winning the series.
Minnesota vs Chicago.
Chicago, the home team tied 0-0, has a 70.2 percent chance of winning the series.
Boston remains the top contender for the Cup as the top ranked team in The Power Rank.
Chicago has overtaken Anaheim as the second ranked team and now has the second highest odds behind Boston.
The Power Rank doesn’t like Pittsburgh much. Even though I grew up a Philadelphia fan, I didn’t bias my rankings against Pittsburgh. The New York Rangers have a 43% to beat Pittsburgh.