New York Rangers Blueshirt Beat, 8/16/17: 16/1 Favorites to Win the Stanley Cup
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 09: Bobby Ryan #9 of the Ottawa Senators drops to the ice to block a shot by Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 9, 2017 in New York City. The Senators defeated the Rangers 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On this edition of the New York Rangers Blueshirt Beat, we take a look at all of the 2018 Stanley Cup odds and where Broadway fits in.

It looks like the Pittsburgh Penguins are the team to beat again. At least that is what Jim Cerny of the Sporting News is reporting in his column.

Cerny reports that Westgate has the Pens a 6/1 favorite to three-peat as champions. The New York Rangers are 16/1, sitting in 12th place.

In the words of Han Solo, “Never tell me the odds.”

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Take  a look at the whole list of odds below:

  1. Pittsburgh Penguins, 6/1
  2. Edmonton Oilers, 9/1
  3. Tampa Bay Lightning, 12/1
  4. Washington Capitals, 12/1
  5. Chicago Blackhawks, 12/1
  6. Minnesota Wild, 12/1
  7. Toronto Maple Leafs, 14/1
  8. Nashville Predators, 14/1
  9. Anaheim Ducks, 14/1
  10. Dallas Stars, 14/1
  11. Montreal Canadiens, 16/1
  12. New York Rangers, 16/1
  13. San Jose Sharks, 20/1
  14. Los Angeles Kings, 20/1
  15. Columbus Blue Jackets, 25/1
  16. Ottawa Senators, 30/1
  17. Boston Bruins, 30/1
  18. St. Louis Blues, 30/1
  19. Calgary Flames, 30/1
  20. Florida Panthers, 40/1
  21. New York Islanders, 50/1
  22. Philadelphia Flyers, 50/1
  23. Winnipeg Jets, 50/1
  24. Buffalo Sabres, 60/1
  25. Carolina Hurricanes, 60/1
  26. Colorado Avalanche, 100/1
  27. Detroit Red Wings, 200/1
  28. New Jersey Devils, 200/1
  29. Arizona Coyotes, 200/1
  30. Vancouver Canucks, 200/1
  31. Vegas Golden Knights, 200/1

Newly Acquired Ranger defenseman Anthony DeAngelo participated in a charity hockey game over the weekend. He posted this picture on his Instagram account. Looking forward to seeing pictures of him in his No. 77 jersey skating for the Rangers next month.

Old Time Hockey

Rick Carpiniello retweeted a great video of footage from a 1930s hockey game between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens. Its a vintage black and white video, old time hockey at its best. Great way to look at how hockey has changed over the last 80 years.

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A graduate of St. John's University class of '91. I have been a fan of The New York Rangers since the days of Peter Puck. Founder of Ranger Proud, the Facebook page that covers all news, notes , pre /post game stats, and player quotes. Follow me at Facebook/RangerProud, Twitter @RangerProud & and @FrankCurto On Instagram, Ranger.proud