Canada listed as faves heading into World Junior Hockey Championships

Dec 24, 2012 |
Canada listed as faves heading into World Junior Hockey Championships
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins captains the favored Canada squad at this year's World Juniors.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins captains the favored Canada squad at this year's World Juniors.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports
The World Junior Ice Hockey Championships get underway in Ufa, Russia on Dec. 26 and will surely be the focus of hockey fans north of the border throughout the holidays. Sweden defeated Russia 1–0 in the final of last year’s tournament hosted by Canada, which is the favorite heading into this year’s event.

Here are the latest odds to win the tournament outright courtesy of bet365:

Canada +150
Russia +225
Sweden +375
USA +450
Finland +650
Czech Republic +3500
Switzerland +12500
Slovakia +15000
Germany +25000
Latvia +50000

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