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Laying Odds on the Winnipeg Chufugaboos

The Winnipeg Chufugaboos came from a third grader named Joey in Winnipeg the other day (via the Winnipeg Free Press) who explained his choice for the NHL team’s name as follows:

“I would [call it] this because everyone would like it. Also it’s funny. I think the colour should be red and blue. The logo should be a monkey.”

That’s just awesome. 

Meanwhile, Bodog sets up their bets for the future of the much-more-boring “Winnipeg based NHL team” below:

Will the Winnipeg based NHL team win the 2011-2012 Stanley Cup?
Yes             80/1

Will the Winnipeg based NHL team win the 2011-2012 Eastern Conference?
Yes             40/1

Will the Winnipeg based NHL team win the 2011-2012 Southeast Conference?
Yes             16/1

How many points will the Winnipeg based NHL team during the 2011-2012 Regular Season?
Over/Under     83.5

Will the Winnipeg based NHL team be called the Jets?
Yes             -160
No             +120

Will the Winnipeg based NHL team sell 13,000 season tickets by June 21st 2011?
Yes             -350
No             +275

Will Teemu Selanne sign a contact with the Winnipeg based NHL team by July 31st 2011?
Yes             10/1


*All odds provided by Bodog

Filed in: NHL Teams, Winnipeg Jets, | KK Hockey | Permalink



Chufugaboos!  Probably not likely but someone should make a jersey with that name in red and blue with monkey on it.  I will wear one.  smile

Posted by Kenny B. from Santa Cruz, CA on 06/02/11 at 06:46 PM ET

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