They opened as slight underdogs and then they were tied with the host Russians, but Team canada has now pushed to the top of the 2014 Olympic hockey betting odds menu.
Currently +146 at SportsInteraction.com to duplicate their 2010 gold medal, Team Canada recently picked its roster and looks ahead to its first game against Norway on Feb. 13.
Russia is now the second betting choice at +281 with Sweden next at +500.
Team USA lost in overtime in Vancouver but the Americans are just the fourth betting choice at +579 at Sports Interaction.
Finland, which just won the World Juniors as a big underdog, is also a big underdog here in Sochi. The Finns and Czechs are each +1300 on the Olympic hockey betting menu.
The Czechs and Swedes kick off the Olympic schedule on Feb. 12, along with Switzerland vs Latvia.
Team USA opened as -200 favorites against Slovenia on the 13th, according to Sports Interaction, which was the first sportsbook to post odds.
Czech Republic +1300