In advance of the St. Louis Blues coming to Staples Center on Thursday night for a matchup with the Los Angeles Kings, it’s once again time to share some odds regarding 10 things that just might happen during the game. As always, we’ll provide the tidbits related to various things that may occur on the Kings side of the ice, and we have a guest to share thoughts related to the other bench. Joining us for Game 5 vs. the Blues is St. Louis beat writer Norm Sanders.
Odds by MayorsManor:
2:1 Somebody from the That 70s Line will score a hat trick
5:1 Blues forward Steve Ott will completely loses his mind at some point in the game and ends the night with over 30 penalty minutes
8:1 Kings asst. coach Davis Payne accidently ends up on behind the wrong bench during warmups
17:1 Dustin Brown adds to his ‘captain’s collection’ by scoring his first career fight vs. David Backes
33:1 Jordan Nolan scores a goal, similar to this one from his rookie season:
Odds by Blues beat writer Norm Sanders:
2:1 Paul Stastny collects an assist
7:1 T.J. Oshie will recreate his 2014 Winter Olympics heroics for Team USA by scoring the decisive shootout goal for St. Louis
15:1 Blues radio color analyst Kelly Chase bumps into noted Blues fan, St. Louis native and “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm in Hollywood
25:1 Vladimir Tarasenko scores a hat trick, then signs on to star in a television pilot
100:1 Blues coach Ken Hitchcock comes up with a funnier line about Kings coach Daryl Sutter than this playoff gem from 2013 – “In the summer he talks to cows, and I talk to golfers.”
Have some odds of your own? Leave a comment below.
If you’re just a lurker, click here to see the odds presented in previous games, including thoughts from guests like San Jose Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz, Coyotes TV color analyst Tyson Nash, and TSN radio host Jason Strudwick.
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