This can make it interesting as you bet on hockey preseason games. You may want to begin your hockey preseason betting this season by considering the power ratings. Hockey preseason betting power ratings are simply the ratings that each team has coming into the regular season. TSN ranked each of the 30 teams in the NHL and you may want to take a look at these ratings as you bet on hockey preseason games.
Hockey preseason betting lines will likely have the defending Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings favored a great deal of the time. The Red Wings are ranked as the top team in the NHL hockey preseason betting rankings. They are followed by the San Jose Sharks who are ranked second.
The next three teams in the hockey preseason betting rankings all come from the Eastern Conference. They are the Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals.
The next two teams in the hockey preseason betting rankings are the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks. They are followed in hockey preseason betting rankings by the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators. The teams in the middle of the hockey preseason betting rankings you want to take a look at as you bet on hockey preseason action are the Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Carolina Hurricanes and New Jersey Devils. Teams right on the edge of making a mark in the hockey preseason betting rankings are the Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning, Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres.
Teams you may want to avoid as you bet on hockey preseason action are the lower ranked teams. They are the Vancouver Canucks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers, Atlanta Thrashers, Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders.
Power ratings are definitely worth considering as you get involved in hockey preseason betting action this year.