Oddsmakers tab Ovi, Tavares, McDavid as early Richard Trophy favorites
The snipers are the early favorites to claim the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy next June, according to new odds published by Westgate LV SuperBook.
Here's a look at the top 10:
Ovechkin captured the Richard Trophy for a league-record eighth time and the second straight year last season, leading the league with 51 goals in 81 games. The Washington Capitals superstar will turn 34 in September.
McDavid notched 41 tallies to finish in a six-way tie for sixth in the NHL in 2018-19. The Oilers' 22-year-old dynamo finished second to Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Art Ross Trophy race, piling up 116 points to Kucherov's 128.