What are the Habs' odds at representing their countries in Sochi?

Martin Rose

Bovada released the odds on various players making their countries' rosters for Sochi earlier today, and a few Habs were on their radar. Who has the best chance?

The Sochi Winter Olympics are inching closer every day, and we all want to see our favourite players make their national teams and perform well. What are the actual odds of that though?

Bovada released some speculative odds this morning:

Will Max Pacioretty make team USA's 2013 Olympic hockey roster?

Yes -140 (5/7)

No EVEN (1/1)

Will Alex Galchenyuk make team USA's 2013 Olympic hockey roster?

Yes +150 (3/2)

No -200 (1/2)

Will P.K. Subban make team Canada's 2013 Olympic hockey roster?

Yes -200 (1/2)

No +150 (3/2)

If I understand odds correctly, and it's entirely possible that I don't because I never place bets, Bovada believes that Subban and Pacioretty are very likely to make their national teams, and Galchenyuk is a bit of a longshot but still on the radar.

With the way Galchenyuk is playing, and his gradual improvement throughout his career, not to mention his performance at the World Championships last spring, I wouldn't be surprised at all to see him make the team.

Bovada also released medal odds, if you're interested in that.

Men's Gold Medal

Canada 11/5

Russia 11/5

Sweden 9/2

USA 6/1

Czech Republic 9/1

Finland 12/1

Switzerland 25/1

Slovakia 33/1

Norway 200/1

Latvia 400/1

Austria 900/1

Slovenia 900/1

Men's Group A Winner

Russia 1/2

USA 7/4

Slovakia 9/1

Slovenia 100/1

Men's Group B Winner

Canada 1/7

Finland 7/2

Norway 50/1

Austria 100/1

Men's Group C Winner

Sweden 1/2

Czech Republic 15/8

Switzerland 7/1

Latvia 80/1

Womens Gold Medal

Canada Women 4/5

USA Women 1/1

Finland Women 16/1

Russia Women 22/1

Sweden Women 25/1

Switzerland Women 40/1

Germany Women 100/1

Japan Women 150/1

Medal Odds

Will Russia win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes -350 (2/7)

No +225 (9/4)

Will Canada win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes -350 (2/7)

No +225 (9/4)

Will Sweden win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes -140 (5/7)

No EVEN (1/1)

Will USA win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes EVEN (1/1)

No -140 (5/7)

Will Czech Republic win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes +150 (3/2)

No -200 (1/2)

Will Finland win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes +150 (3/2)

No -200 (1/2)

Will Slovakia win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes +500 (5/1)

No -800 (1/8)

Will Switzerland win a Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Yes +900 (9/1)

No -1800 (1/18)

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