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Stanley Cup: Odds and ends, and make your pick

If there's a big event, you can count on the gambling folks over at to send me the odds to share with you. So, on the eve of the Stanley Cup final, here are your odds for the Stanley Cup final between Boston and Vancouver. As usual, here comes the disclaimer:

Gambling is bad. Your money is much better spent on whiskey, women and concerts.

Odds to win the Stanley Cup

Vancouver Canucks -235

Boston Bruins +195

Exact Series Result    

Boston Bruins 4-0 (25/1)

Boston Bruins 4-1 (12/1)

Boston Bruins 4-2 (13/2)

Boston Bruins 4-3 (15/2)

Vancouver Canucks 4-0 (15/2)

Vancouver Canucks 4-1 (13/4)

Vancouver Canucks 4-2 (4/1)

Vancouver Canucks 4-3 (15/4)

Total Games Played In Series

Four (6/1)                  

Five (9/4)

Six (2/1)

Seven (2/1)

Total Goals Scored in Series

Over/under 30 goals

Who will win the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP?

Ryan Kesler 7/5

Tim Thomas 4/1

Henrik Sedin 6/1

Roberto Luongo 13/2

Nathan Horton 7/1

Daniel Sedin 9/1

Patrice Bergeron 14/1

David Krejci 15/1

Kevin Bieksa 25/1

Zdeno Chara 25/1

Field (Any Other Player) 14/1

How Many Games of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals will go to overtime?

Over 1.5 (+135)

Under 1.5 (-165)

---John Vogl

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