by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
They stumbled once again in the playoffs this past spring, but the Toronto Maple Leafs are still listed among the betting favourites on the opening 2020 Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Maple Leafs fell in seven games to the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs, after finishing third in the Atlantic Division standings with a 46-28-8 record during the regular season. Despite that defeat, however, the Maple Leafs are still listed fourth at +1000 (wager $100 to win $1000) on the early odds to win the 2020 Stanley Cup at the sportsbooks.
Toronto has some roster questions heading into the offseason, most notably how much they are going to have to spend to keep restricted free agent Mitch Marner in the fold. Marner led the team with 94 points this past season, and is reportedly looking to sign a contract on par with teammate Auston Matthews – who makes $11.6 million per season on a long-term deal.
Forwards Andreas Johnsson and Kasperi Kapanen are also set to become restricted free agents in July, while defensmen Jake Gardiner and Ron Hainsey will both be unrestricted free agents this summer. Fellow defenseman Nikita Zaitsev, who makes $4.5 million annually, …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation