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NHL Betting – How to Make the Most of Your Bet



Betting on the National Hockey League (NHL) can be an exciting and potentially profitable experience for sports bettors. However, like any form of gambling, it is essential to have a basic understanding of the different types of bets and strategies involved to increase your chances of success.

In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about betting on the NHL, including the types of bets you can place and some useful tips and strategies to help you make informed decisions.

Tips and Strategies for Betting on the NHL

These tips can help you have a great experience betting on the NHL:

Take Advantage of Promotions and Bonuses

Many sportsbooks offer promotions and bonuses for new and existing customers. Take advantage of these offers to increase your potential winnings or mitigate your losses. However, always read the terms and conditions of any promotion or bonus to ensure that you understand the requirements and restrictions.

For the best iGaming experience, choose the best online casinos. They’re top-rated for a reason. Compared to regular sites, top-level casinos and sportsbooks give you quality bonuses. More importantly, they have high-quality games and payout money fast.

Research Teams and Players

One of the most important things you can do when betting on the NHL is to research the teams and players involved. Look at their recent form, their head-to-head records, and any injuries or suspensions that may affect the game’s outcome. This information will help you make informed decisions about which team to bet on and which type of bet to place.

Bet Responsibly

Betting on the NHL can be a fun and exciting experience, but it is important to bet responsibly. Set a budget for yourself and stick to it, and never bet more than you can afford to lose. Remember that betting on sports is never a guaranteed win, and it is important to accept losses as part of the process.

Look for Value

When placing bets on the NHL, always look for value. This means finding bets where the odds are in your favor and the potential payout is greater than the risk. Look for underdogs that have a good chance of winning or bets where the sportsbook has undervalued a team or player.

Use Multiple Sportsbooks

Using multiple sportsbooks can be a great way to get the best odds and increase your potential winnings. Each sportsbook sets their own odds, so by shopping around; you can find the best value for your bets. Additionally, some sportsbooks offer different types of bets or promotions, so using multiple sportsbooks can give you more options for your bets.

Pay Attention to Home-Ice Advantage

Home-ice advantage can play a significant role in NHL games. Teams often perform better at home than they are on the road. And the home team can benefit from last line changes and a supportive crowd. When betting on NHL games; consider the home-ice advantage and how it may influence the outcome of a game.

Follow Betting Trends and Line Movement

Betting trends and line movement can provide valuable insights into how other bettors place their bets and how sportsbooks adjust their odds. Look for betting trends that indicate which team is receiving more bets or which type of bet is more popular.

 Additionally, pay attention to line movement, which is when the sportsbook adjusts their odds based on how the bets are coming in. Line movement can indicate which team or type of bet is receiving more action and may be a good indicator of where the value lies.

Types of NHL Bets

Here are the most popular wagers you can make in hockey available at the best sportsbooks:

Moneyline Bets

The moneyline is the simplest and most common type of bet in NHL betting. It involves betting on the team that you think will win the game outright. For example, if the New York Rangers are playing the Boston Bruins and the odds are -140 for the Rangers and +120 for the Bruins, you would need to bet $140 on the Rangers to win $100.

 A $100 bet on the Bruins would win you $120. Moneyline bets are the easiest to understand and are a great way to start betting on the NHL.

Puck Line Bets

A puck line bet is similar to a point spread bet in other sports. You bet on a team to win by a certain margin of goals. For example, if the puck line for the New York Rangers is -1.5, they would need to win the game by at least two goals for you to win the bet.

On the other hand, if the puck line for the Boston Bruins is +1.5, they would need to lose the game by no more than one goal for you to win the bet. Puck line bets can be riskier than moneyline bets, but they also offer higher payouts.

Over/Under Bets

An over/under bet involves betting on the total number of goals scored in a game. The sportsbook sets a total, and you have to decide whether the final score will be over or under that total. For instance, if the total for a game between the Rangers and the Bruins is set at 5.5 goals, and you bet the over, you win if the final score is 4-2 or higher.

If you bet the under, you win if the final score is 3-2 or lower. Over/under bets can be a great way to add excitement to a game, and they can be especially useful if you’re unsure which team will win.

Prop Bets

Proposition bets, or “props,” are bets that are based on specific events that may or may not happen during a game. For example, you could bet on the total number of shots a particular player will have.

Or you could predict whether a certain team will score the first goal of the game. Prop bets can be a fun way to bet on the NHL, and they offer a wide range of options for bettors.

Futures Bets

Futures bets involve betting on a future outcome, such as which team will win the Stanley Cup or which player will win the Hart Memorial Trophy. Futures bets can be made before or during the season and can offer large payouts if you make the right prediction. However, they can also be risky since you won’t know the outcome of the bet until the end of the season.


Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents Randy Edelman



“Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents”, is filmed live every Wednesday from the Hotel Edison.

In this episode T2C’s publisher and owner Suzanna Bowling talks with Randy Edelman about his extensive musical career. Some of Edelman’s best known films scores include Twins, Ghostbusters IIBeethoven, Gettysburg, Angels in the Outfield, The Mask, Dragonheart, Gettysburg and so many more. If you known the Carpenter’s “You,” Barry Manilow’s “Weekend in New England,” Olivia Newton-John’s “If Love Is Real” Dionne Warwick’s “The Laughter and the Tears,” Blood, Sweat & Tears “Blue Street” and many others, these were written by Randy.

Randy will be performing this Friday, June 14th at Chelsea Table & Stage at 9:30pm

Randy appeared thanks to Eileen Shapiro.

We are so proud because the show and our guests are now featured on the TV screens in the lobby and the hotel rooms. We were also gifted a poster in the lobby.

I am so grateful to my guest Randy Edelman

Thank-you Magda Katz for videoing and creating the content to go live, Rommel Gopez and The Hotel Edison for their kindness and hospitality.

We are so proud and thrilled that Variety Entertainment News just named us one of Summer’s Best Picks in the category of Best Television, Radio, PodcastsThe company we are in, has made us so humbled, grateful and motivated to continue.

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Off Broadway

The Opposite Of Love A Devastating Look At Where We Are At Sexually



Ashley Griffin (Trial)  new play The Opposite of Love, is an uncomfortable, truthful, devastating and brave play about sexual intimacy, trauma, sexual abuse, assault, suicide and the sexualized world we live in today. This piece shows how the misuse of sex has permeated our culture, our minds and our feeling. We no longer truly date or have relationships, but look to satisfy our needs with not love, but sex. When you have grown up sexually abused, without a solid family background how do you navigate this world, that your heart tells you is instinctively wrong? That is at the crux of The Opposite of Love.

Ashley Griffin and Danny Gardner Photo credit: Jeremy Varner

The play follows trust fund baby Eloise (Ashley Griffin) who has been sexually compromised since she was a small child by a relative. Though not penetrated in the true sense of the word, her boundaries and trust issues have been violated. Wanting a loving, intimate romantic relationship she is ill equipped to function. Enter Will ( Danny Gardner), a male prostitute she has hired to take away her virginity. Unable to connected in any way Eloise sends Will away, but Will seeing a potential cash cow, suggests that they meet weekly to just…talk.

Ashley Griffin and Danny Gardner Photo credit: Jeremy Varner

During the course of several weeks the two share the trauma’s of their lives until they finally connect and Eloise feels safe enough. We learn about both of their insecurities, their deepest wants and lies they tell the world until they both feel seen.

Intimacy director Crista Marie Jackson has allowed us to see just enough without crossing the line, but the real kudos goes to director Rachel Klein, who does not play down to us. She crafts this play with heart, soul and intelligence allowing us to go on this journey without falling completely apart with it’s honest look at where we have come to.

Ashley Griffin, as a writer has a wonderful way with words as she expresses what we all are feeling. She shows us that we are both Will and Eloise. Who we are depends on our financial circumstances and upbringing.

Griffin as an actress needs to slow down on her delivery. Her words have so much to say but we miss some of the text due to her rushing and projection. Her charactazation fares better as she takes us on the rollercoaster of this journey. You are never going to expect the ending and that is where she really shines.

Gardner’s Will is organic as we follow his transformation with anticipation. He goes from shallow cad to a broken man who has finally allowed himself to care. We see his mind work as he lies, then tells the horrors of his actions and his the trauma’s of his life, than are even more devastating than Eloise’s as he is told by society that he can not feel. In the end when he finally let’s his guard down we feel his pain and heartbreak.

Gardner, who is primarily known for his tap dancing work on Broadway’s in Dames at Sea and Flying Over Sunset, wow’s as a dramatic actor. I look forward to seeing him do more straight acting.

Griffin and Gardner have chemistry, which allows the play to go even deeper.

The scenic design by Brendan McCann and lighting by Zach Pizza, do well in such a small space and on a small budget

The Opposite of Love, could easily upset and anger those who have not come to terms with the shadows within, but if you are willing to face those devils you just might find a fabulous piece of theatre. I hope this show gets a longer run, where audiences will have a chance to experience this intimate look at the reality of where we are now. I know it is Tony season and there are only a few more performances but if you get a chance, I highly recommend this show.

The Opposite of Love: New York Rep at the Royal Family Theater (145 West 46th Street, until June 15th.

We did a Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents with Ashley Griffin and Danny Gardner. Click here to see this interview and learn even more about The Opposite of Love.

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The  78th Annual Theatre World Awards And You Are There



The historic 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony was held on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 at the Marquis Theatre.

The event was hosted by well-known theater journalist, Peter Filichia.

Ali Louis Bourzgui

Winners of the 2024 Theatre World Awards were honored The Who’s Tommy‘s Ali Louis Bourzgui

 Oh, Mary!‘s Cole Escola

 The Outsiders‘ Brody Grant was given his award by Daphne Rubin Vega

Michael Imperioli and wife

 An Enemy of the People‘s Michael Imperioli

Phillip Johnson Richardson

The Wiz‘s Phillip Johnson Richardson

Nichelle Lewis

Nichelle Lewis, Phillip Johnson Richardson

and Nichelle Lewis

 Patriots‘ Will Keen

 Mary Jane‘s Rachel McAdams

Hell’s Kitchen‘s Maleah Joi Moon was given his award by Kristin Chenoweth

Casey Likes

Tom Pecinka

and Stereophonic‘s Tom Pecinka

Sarah Pidgeon

Sarah Pidgeon

Chris Stack.

and Chris Stack.

A.J. Shively

Also receiving honors were A.J. Shively, who has won the Dorothy Loudon Award for his work in Irish Rep’s Philadelphia, Here I Come

Len Cariou

Len Cariou, winning the John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement

Peter Filichia

and arts writer Peter Filichia, this year’s Special Award honoree.

There to honor them were

Maria Friedman

André De Shields

A great night was had by all.

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Drama Desk Awards Backstage In The Press Room



T2C was backstage at the Drama Desk Awards last night. Here is a look at the action.

First in the room:

Kara Young

Celia Keenan-Bolger

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange

Sarah Paulson

The Cast of Stereophonic-Will Brill, Sarah Pidgeon, Juliana Canfield, Andrew R. Butler, Tom Pecinka, Chris Stack and Eli Gelb

Nikiya Mathis

JR Goodman, Ray Wetmore and Camille Labarre

Nikki M. James

Patrick Page

Enver Chakartash

Paul Tazewell

Cole Escola

How to Dance in Ohio cast members that includes-Liz Weber, Jeremy Wein, Ava Xiao-Lin Rigelhaupt, Nicole D’Angelo and Becky Leifman

Paul Tate dePoo

Avran Mlotek, Motl Didner, Dominick Balletta and Zalem Miotek

Jane Cox

Brian MacDevitt

Brian MacDevitt and Jane Cox

Isabella Byrd

Ryan Rumery

Walter Trarbach, Cody Spencer and Kai Harada

David Yazbek

Itamar Moses

Lady Irene Gandy

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick

Nathan Lane

Will Butler

Marco Paguia

Shaina Taub

Justin Peck

Daniel Aukin

Jessica Stone

Corbin Bleu and Sarah Hyland

Andre Bishop and James Lapine

Keisha Lewis

Maleah Joi Moon, Brian d’Arcy James and Kelli O’Hara

Maleah Joi Moon

Keisha Lewis and Maleah Joi Moon

Kelli O’Hara

Brian d’Arcy James

Peter Nigrini

Carole Rothman and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Amy Herzog

David Adjmi

Adam Greenfield, David Adjmi

Sarah Hyland and Debra Messing


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The 2024 Winner’s Of The Drama Desk Awards The Red Carpet



The 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony.

Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit

Aaron Tveit

Sutton Foster

T2C was on the red carpet.

Andrew Durand

Jeff Kuperman and Rick Kuperman

William Jackson Harper

Shaina Taub

Peter Nigrini

Kecia Lewis

Celia Keenan-Bolger

Jocelyn Bioh

Laura Benanti

Jesse Robb and Shana Carroll

Jessica Lange

Camille Labarre, Ray Wetmore and JR Goodman

Michael Starobin, Andrea Grody and Shaina Taub

Will Brill

Sarah Paulson

Richard Ridge

Sarah Hyland

Maleah Joi Moon

Patrick Paige

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields, Maleah Joi Moon

Brian D’Arcy James

Will Keen

Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Keen

Mary Louise Burke

Isabella Byrd

Justin Peck

Kara Young

Marco Paguia

Miss New York Rachelle diStasio

Josh Breckenridge

Lorin Latarro

Ricky Ubeda

Glauco Araujo

Dorian Harewood and Nancy Harewood

Mark Williams

Brody Grant

The Cast of Stereophonic-Andrew R. Butler, Will Brill, Tom Pecinka, Juliana Canfield, Eli Gelb, Chris Stack and Sarah Pidgeon

Paige Davis and Patrick Page

James Monroe Iglehart

Sarah Pidgeon

Nikiya Mathis

Montego Glover

Cole Escola

Tom Pecinka

Chris Stack

Leslie Kritzer

Miriam Silverman

Andrew R. Butler

Pat Swinney Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment with Juliana Canfield

Juliana Canfield

Enver Chakartash

Robert Pickens and Katie Geil

Will Butler

David Adjmi

Daisy Prince

Debra Messing

Lena Hall

Debra Messing

Nikki M. James

Michael Stuhlbarg

Paul Tazewell

Camille A. Brown

Marin Ireland

How To Dance in Ohio-Liz Weber, Jeremy Wein, Ava Xiao-Lin Rigelhaupt, Nicole D’Angelo and Becky Leifman

Jacob Karr

Dylis Croman and Robert Montano

Eli Gelb

Walter Trarbach

Steven Valentine

Peter Charney and Brendan George

Rebecca Frecknall

Lady Irene Gandy

Timo Andres


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