Morning After: Vegas Oddsmakers Open for Business!

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Captain Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings holds up the Stanley Cup after the Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 to win the Stanley Cup series 4-2 after Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Kings players and fans are still recuperating from last night's franchise-first Stanley Cup championship victory, and the janitorial staff at the Staples Center likely have their work cut out for them in the home locker room today.

But instead of celebrating, Vegas oddsmakers spent last night working, crunching the numbers for futures bets on the 2013 Stanley Cup champ. Follow after the jump for a breakdown of the odds....

Odds to win the 2013 Stanley Cup (courtesy of Bovada)

Pittsburgh Penguins -- 7/1

Los Angeles Kings -- 11/1

St. Louis Blues -- 12/1

Vancouver Canucks -- 12/1

Chicago Blackhawks -- 12/1

Detroit Red Wings -- 12/1

New York Rangers -- 12/1

Philadelphia Flyers -- 14/1

Boston Bruins -- 14/1

Nashville Predators -- 18/1

San Jose Sharks -- 22/1

Tampa Bay Lightning -- 25/1

Washington Capitals -- 25/1

Anaheim Ducks -- 25/1

Buffalo Sabres -- 25/1

New Jersey Devils -- 30/1

Toronto Maple Leafs -- 35/1

Florida Panthers -- 35/1

Colorado Avalanche -- 40/1

Dallas Stars -- 40/1

Ottawa Senators -- 40/1

Phoenix Coyotes -- 40/1

Winnipeg Jets -- 40/1

Calgary Flames -- 50/1

Carolina Hurricanes -- 50/1

Edmonton Oilers -- 60/1

Montreal Canadiens -- 60/1

Columbus Blue Jackets -- 75/1

Minnesota Wild -- 75/1

New York Islanders -- 75/1

Given Nashville's shaky position in pending free agent world, I'm frankly surprised to see them rated as an 18/1 favorite to win. And while I don't have historical data by which to compare these numbers, I wouldn't be surprised to see that this is their highest favorability rating ever coming out of the postseason.

Follow @BovadaLV on Twitter if you're so inclined, and don't be surprised to see the Preds' odds of winning next year's Cup decrease in the coming months. If you're not a betting man (or woman), comment below on who you'd take at these odds and vote in our poll.

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