Bet On Canada to Win 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships

Canadians can place bets on Canada to win the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships

Since there are no Canadian teams left in the hockey playoffs patriotic gamblers can bet on Canada to win at the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships! Commonly called the “Worlds”, the competition is being held May 4th-7th in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. We have all the info you need on Team Canada, along with betting odds, and the best place to bet on Canada to win the Worlds!

At the 2012 IIHF Worlds the odds maker has set  Team Canada as the favourite to win at a price of +225. Canada are followed closely by long time rival Russia at +275, and the host nations Sweden +350 and Finland +450.

  • Canada +225
  • Russia +275
  • Sweden +350
  • Finland +450
  • Czech Republic +625
  • USA +1800
  • Slovakia +3800
  • Germany +5000
  • Switzerland +7000
  • Norway +25000
  • Belarus +25000
  • Latvia +50000
  • Denmark +50000
  • Kazakhstan +100000
  • Italy +200000
  • France +200000

It should be noted that team Canada will be playing all of it’s games in Helsinki and they will be coached by Brent Sutter who is a household name when it comes to hockey in Canada and he has coached Team Canada to two gold medals at the IIHF World Juniors. Sutter will be backed up by Guy Boucher and Kirk Muller.

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Team Canada Roster for 2012 Worlds

Canada are the favourite to win the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships despite missing such big names like Sidney Crosby who declined an invite to play in the competition. This is because the roster has a ton of young talent including rookie standout Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Also, you can look or for Montreal fan favourite defenseman PK Subban and Maple Leafs Captain Dion Phaneuf will add some veteran leadership.

# Player S/C Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown/Country Team/Organization
Goaltenders
30 Cam Ward L 6’1 199 29/02/1984 Sherwood Park, Alta. Carolina (NHL)
31 Matt Hackett L 6’2 170 07/03/1990 London, Ont. Minnesota (NHL)
40 Devan Dubnyk R 6’5 210 04/05/1986 Calgary, Alta. Edmonton (NHL)
Defense
2 Duncan Keith L 6’1 194 16/07/1983 Penticton, B.C. Chicago (NHL)
3 Dion Phaneuf L 6’3 217 10/04/1985 Edmonton, Alta. Toronto (NHL)
4 Jay Bouwmeester L 6’4 218 27/09/1983 Edmonton, Alta. Calgary (NHL)
5 Luke Schenn R 6’3 229 02/11/1989 Saskatoon, Sask. Toronto (NHL)
33 Marc Methot L 6’3 222 21/06/1985 Ottawa, Ont. Columbus (NHL)
44 Marc-Édouard Vlasic L 6’1 199 30/03/1987 Beaconsfield, QC San Jose
76 PK Subban R 5’11 206 13/05/1989 Rexdale, Ont. Montreal (NHL)
Forwards
9 Evander Kane L 6’2 189 01/08/1991 Vancouver, B.C. Winnipeg (NHL)
10 Corey Perry R 6’3 209 16/05/1985 Peterborough, Ont. Anaheim (NHL)
14 Jordan Eberle R 5’11 184 15/05/1990 Regina, Sask. Edmonton (NHL)
15 Ryan Getzlaf R 6’4 221 10/05/1985 Regina, Sask. Anaheim (NHL)
16 Andrew Ladd L 6’2 200 12/12/1985 Maple Ridge, B.C. Winnipeg (NHL)
20 John Tavares L 6’0 201 20/09/1990 Oakville, Ont. NY Islanders (NHL)
24 Jamie Benn L 6’2 207 18/07/1989 Victoria, B.C. Dallas (NHL)
26 Teddy Purcell R 6’2 200 08/09/1985 St. John’s, N.L. Tampa Bay (NHL)
37 Ryan O’Reilly L 6’0 199 07/02/1991 Clinton, Ont. Colorado (NHL)
41 Alexandre Burrows L 6’1 199 11/04/1981 Pincourt, Que. Vancouver (NHL)
53 Jeff Skinner L 5’11 193 16/05/1992 Markham, Ont. Carolina (NHL)
81 Patrick Sharp R 6’1 197 27/12/1981 Thunder Bay, Ont. Chicago (NHL)
93 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins L 6’1 175 12/04/1993 Burnaby, B.C. Edmonton (NHL)

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