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Online gambling site pegs Blackhawks as favourite to win Cup next year

The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are the best bet to win the title next year, according to odds released Friday by the Bodog online gaming service.

Chicago is listed as an 11-2 pick to hoist the Cup again in 2011, just ahead of the Philadelphia Flyers at 6-1 and Washington Capitals at 13-2.

The Blackhawks wrapped up a six-game victory over the Flyers on Wednesday night.

The Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders are the biggest longshots at 75-1.

As for the other Canadian teams, the Vancouver Canucks are a 15-1 bet while the Ottawa Senators are at 22-1. The Calgary Flames come in at 25-1 and the Montreal Canadiens are listed at 30-1.

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