This past season didn't end the way Lightning fans might have hoped, but that's no reason to lose hope.In fact, oddsmakers are more bullish on Tampa Bay than any team in the NHL for next season.According to at least one sports betting site, the Lightning is the favorite to hoist the Cup following the 2018-19 campaign.Bovada has Tampa Bay at 9-to-1 odds to win it all.The Stanley Cup runnerup Vegas Golden Knights are next, at 10-1, along with the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets.The Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins face 11-1 odds.The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals are at 14-1.The Ottawa Senators, at 100-1, are the biggest underdogs.Here are the odds for every NHL team:Tampa Bay Lightning 9-1Boston Bruins 10-1Toronto Maple Leafs 10-1Vegas Golden Knights 10-1Winnipeg Jets 10-1Nashville Predators 11-1Pittsburgh Penguins 11-1Washington Capitals 14-1Edmonton Oilers 18-1Anaheim Ducks 22-1Chicago Blackhawks 22-1Columbus Blue Jackets 25-1Dallas Stars 25-1Calgary Flames 28-1Philadelphia Flyers 28-1Los Angeles Kings 30-1Minnesota Wild 30-1San Jose Sharks 30-1Colorado Avalanche 40-1Florida Panthers 40-1New Jersey Devils 40-1St. Louis Blues 40-1Montreal Canadiens 50-1Carolina Hurricanes 60-1New York Islanders 60-1Buffalo Sabres 66-1New York Rangers 70-1Detroit Red Wings 75-1Arizona Coyotes 80-1Vancouver Canucks 80-1Ottawa Senators 100-1ESPN also is high on the Lightning, placing it No. 1 in its "Way-Too-Early 2018-19 NHL Power Rankings."Ryan Callahan said the Lightning played Game 6 against Washington like they knew they had a Game 7 left. Tampa Bay also knew that this group has one more year together to make another a Cup run before Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point, Ryan McDonagh, Anton Stralman and others all need new contracts.