Canada favoured to sweep gold in Olympic hockey Staff

2/5/2014 12:55:22 PM

In Canada, we expect to win gold in Olympic hockey and now the same can be said in Las Vegas.

According to, Canada is favoured to win gold in both men's and women's hockey in Sochi.

On the men's side, Canada is the 2-1 favourite to skate away with the gold medal with host Russia next at 9-4.

Sweden is third in terms of odds at 9-2 while the United States is 6-1.

Austria and Slovenia are the biggest underdogs at 1,000-1.

On the women's side, Canada is the 5-6 favourite to repeat as Olympic champions.

The United States is next at 10-11 is what should be a two-team race.

Finland and host Russia are at 18-1 and 22-1, respectively.

The biggest longshot is Japan at 150-1.