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  • We track the odds to make the NHL playoffs for all 32 teams throughout the 2022-23 season
  • The Buffalo Sabres are priced at +300 to make the postseason for the first time since 2011
  • See the graphs and tables below for all the updated odds on who will miss and make the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs

This page tracks the odds to make the NHL playoffs during the 2022-23 NHL season. The NHL postseason begins in April, as the top three teams in each division, plus four wildcard teams, will compete for hockey’s ultimate prize.

Make sure to follow along with all of our NHL playoff odds updates, so you can grab your favorite team at the right time with the best value. Check out the NHL Playoff bracket to check out all the projected postseason scenarios.

The graphs below down below were generated by averaging the odds from reputable online sports betting sites.

NHL Eastern Conference Playoff Odds

 Make & Miss Odds in Eastern Conference

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Tampa Bay Lightning -6000 +2300
New York Rangers -1100 +770
Pittsburgh Penguins -290 +215
Washington Capitals -108 -118
Florida Panthers +166 -215
Buffalo Sabres +300 -450
New York Islanders +205 -280
Ottawa Senators +1800 -4500
Detroit Red Wings +3600 -8000
Philadelphia Flyers +9000 OFF

Odds as of February 8th at FanDuel Sportsbook.

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  • [Feb 8]: Sportsbooks have stopped taking bets on certain teams that are all but guaranteed to make or miss the playoffs. The Bruins have a 20-plus point lead atop the NHL standings and are a lock for the postseason.

Looking for the latest NHL odds? – Get current moneyline odds, puck lines, and totals for all upcoming games today here.

NHL Western Conference Playoff Odds

 Make & Miss Odds in Western Conference

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Dallas Stars -8000 +3400
Seattle Kraken -1450 +770
Colorado Avalanche -1100 +620
Winnipeg Jets -1100 +620
Edmonton Oilers -1000 +580
Vegas Golden Knights -800 +490
Minnesota Wild -410 +290
Calgary Flames -360 +250
Los Angeles Kings -320 +230
Nashville Predators +166 -215
St. Louis Blues +1460 -3500

Odds as of February 8th. 

  • [Feb 8]: The Western Conference NHL Playoff race is tighter than the Eastern Conference, as make/miss playoffs odds are available for all but five of the 16 teams out West. The Stars are now a massive -8000 favorite to make the NHL Playoffs ((98.7% implied probability).

Archived NHL Playoff Odds: 2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20

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Brady is the lead NHL and College Football editor at Sports Betting Dime, where he specializes in betting odds and data-driven analysis. Brady has over 10 years experience working in sports media, with work published by outlets such as ESPN, CBS Sports, Yahoo! Sports and Fox Sports.