Canada still best bet for hockey gold

By ROB LONGLEY, QMI Agency

WHISTLER, B.C. - A good portion of the country may be wondering about Canada’s chances of winning gold in men’s hockey, but oddsmakers still have their back.

Team Canada is listed as the 7-4 favourite to win gold by online betting site Bet365.com, despite their struggles in the preliminary round. Team Canada is also favoured by half a goal to beat the Russians in tonight’s crucial quarter-final game.

The complete odds of the eight remaining teams:

Canada: 7-4

Russia: 3-1

U.S.A.: 7-2

Sweden: 11-1

Czech Republic:11-1

Finland: 11-1

Slovenia: 35-1

Switzerland: 200-1

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