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The Florida Panthers can sweep the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 tonight and advance to the 2023 Stanley Cup Final.

The Panthers also lead the way in Conn Smythe Trophy odds at DraftKings. The Conn Smythe Trophy is annually awarded to the NHL Playoff MVP.

Florida goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (+200) is the betting favorite to hoist the 2023 Conn Smythe Trophy as of Wednesday at DraftKings.

Top Contenders to Win 2023 Conn Smythe Trophy

Here’s a look at current Conn Smythe Trophy odds from DraftKings.

Sergei Bobrovsky+200
Matthew Tkachuk+400
Jack Eichel+400
Mark Stone +600
Jonathan Marchessault+1800
Adin Hill+2000
Chandler Stephenson+2500
Aleksander Barkov+2500

William Karlsson
Carter Verhaeghe+2500

With two potential sweeps looming in the conference finals, the oddsboard is dominated by players from Florida and Vegas. The Golden Knights also carry a 3-0 lead over the Stars heading into Game 4 of the Western Conference Final on Thursday.

Bobrovsky has been a one-man wrecking crew against Carolina in the Eastern Conference Final. He’s allowed only three goals on 135 shots. Bobrovsky started the series with 63 saves in a 3-2 quadruple OT win at Carolina. He’s coming off a 1-0 shutout in Game 3 at Florida.

Conn Smythe Trophy Odds
Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is favored to win the 2023 Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL Playoff MVP. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Florida’s Matthew Tkachuk (+400) has scored two game-winning goals in overtime against the Hurricanes. Overall, he leads the Panthers in goals (7), assists (12), and points (19) in the postseason. 

Jack Eichel, also at +400, leads the Vegas Golden Knights with 16 points in the postseason. Those are currently your top-three betting favorites.

Don’t discount Vegas players such as Jonathan Marchessault, Chandler Stephenson, and William Karlsson further down the oddsboard. That trio of players is tied with seven goals apiece to lead Vegas on its likely run to the 2023 Stanley Cup Final.

Also read: Hurricanes vs. Panthers Game 4 Prediction, Odds & Props

How to Read Conn Smythe Trophy Odds

Top-rated sportsbooks post Conn Smythe Trophy odds at the start of the NHL Playoffs. The odds are adjusted based on how the players perform throughout the postseason.

Last week, for example, Tkachuk was the betting favorite at DraftKings. Bobrovsky overtook his teammate atop the betting board after his shutout performance in Game 3 vs. Carolina.

At odds of +200, a $100 bet on Bobrovsky will pay out $200 in winnings (and your original stake back) if he wins the Conn Smythe Trophy. At odds of +400, a $100 wager on Tkachuk and Eichel will return $400 in winnings (and your bet stake back) if either are named 2023 NHL Playoff MVP.    

Recent Conn Smythe Trophy Winners & Payouts

Members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association vote on the MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Notably, a forward hasn’t won the Conn Smythe Trophy since 2019 when St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly captured the award. As you’ll see in the chart below, O’Reilly also paid out at the highest odds (+5000) in recent years.

Colorado defenseman Cale Makar is the most recent Conn Smythe winner after the Avalanche won the 2022 Stanley Cup.

With the help of Sports Odds History, here’s a look at the most recent winners of the Conn Smythe Trophy and their odds heading into the playoffs.

Player (position)TeamOdds
Cale Makar (D)Avalanche+175
Andrei Vasilevskiy (G)Lightning+125
Victor Hedman (D)Lightning+450
Ryan O'Reilly (F)Blues+5000
Alex Ovechkin (F)Capitals +220
Sidney Crosby (F)Penguins+410
Sidney Crosby (F)Penguins+500
Duncan Keith (D)BlackHawks+325
Justin Williams (F)Kings+3000

Conn Smythe Trophy Odds FAQ

Who will win the Conn Smythe Trophy 2023?

Florida goalie Sergei Bobrovsky is the +200 betting favorite to win the 2023 Conn Smythe Trophy at DraftKings as of this post.

When is the Conn Smythe winner chosen?

The winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy is chosen at the end of the Stanley Cup Final.

Who was the last back-to-back winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy?

Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby was the last player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive seasons in 2016 and 2017.

Has any player won the Conn Smythe Trophy three times?

Yes, former goaltender Patrick Roy is the only three-time winner of the Conn Smythe Award. Roy captured the award twice with the Canadiens and once with the Avalanche.

Has any player on a losing Stanley Cup team won the Conn Smythe Trophy?

Yes, five players on losing Stanley Cup teams have won the Conn Smythe Trophy. Most recently, Anaheim goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere captured the award after the Mighty Ducks lost to the New Jersey Devils in the 2003 Stanley Cup Final.


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Kris Johnson is a senior writer at Gaming Today with more than 15 years of experience as a sports journalist. Johnson's work has appeared in Sports Business Daily, Sports Business Journal, NASCAR Illustrated, and other publications. He also authored a sports betting novel titled The Endgame.

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