From 17th September till 1 of October in Canadian city Toronto 8 hockey national teams will be fighting for the World Cup.
Bookmaker William Hill proposes that during the home tournament the strongest will be the national team of Canada. The odds that the Canadian national team having won the world championship in Russia will become the champion of World Cup are 2,00.
The second place in the list of main favourites takes Russia. For the victory of the team of Oleg Znark it is possible to bet with odds 4,00. The third line is occupied by the Sweden national team (6,00).
The least probable candidates for victory are the teams of the USA (7,00), Finland (11,0) and Czech Republic (15,0). It should be mentioned that in the World Cup will take part the national teams of Northen America (21,0), that will include the players from the USA and Canada up to 23rd years old and Europe ( 26,0). these are Dutch, Slovakian, Swiss, German and Norwegian hockey players.
The national team of Russia enters group B together with the teams of Sweden, Finland and Northern America. Canada, Czech Republic, Europe and the USA has made group A.
The future world cup will be the 3rd in the history. Last time it was held in 2004. National team of Canada was strongest.