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Fans cheer as Canada's Sidney Crosby, 87, and Dany Heatley, 15, make their way onto the ice for a pre-game skate prior to a game against the United States during men's Olympic hockey action at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

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Fans cheer as Canada's Sidney Crosby, 87, and Dany Heatley, 15, make their way onto the ice for a pre-game skate prior to a game against the United States during men's Olympic hockey action at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

The 47 hopefuls to crack the Canadian men's Olympic hockey squad gathered in Calgary this week to begin preparation for the country's gold-medal defence. Steve Yzerman, Team Canada executive director, says only 10 of the 25 positions are a lock so the odds of making the squad are better than in past Olympics. But what about the odds for the ultimate goal -- winning gold in Sochi?

Odds of winning?

Russia 11/5

Canada 9/4

Sweden 4/1

United States 6/1

Odds on Canada winning gold?

Yes 9/4

No 4/13

Odds on what colour of medal Canada will win?

Gold 9/4

Silver 11/5

Bronze 5/2

No medal 23/10

Odds on who will be Canada's starting goalie in its first game?

Carey Price 5/7

Roberto Luongo 1/1

Any other player 5/1

 

-- Vegas Insider.com

With NHL hockey camps just days away, what are the early odds on which team will win the Stanley Cup?

Chicago Blackhawks 6/1

Pittsburgh Penguins 13/2

Boston Bruins 10/1

Winnipeg Jets 50/1

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 31, 2013 D3

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