While sports fans will be missing out on their hockey games due to the strikes, those who also enjoy a flutter need not miss out on all the fun.
There are plenty of other games taking place around the world which have some great betting odds available.
First of all there is the AHL in which the Chicago Wolves are taking on the Charlotte Checkers this week.
It seems that the Checkers are slight favourites to win this game with odds of 4/5, however, the Wolves are not far behind, and they have odds of 21/20.
There is also an international friendly taking place this weekend between Denmark and Norway. This looks like it’s going to be a close call, William Hill have given Denmark odds of 23/20 to win and Norway 7/5.
If that wasn’t enough this weekend also sees action in the Germany Cup with Switzerland v Slovakia and Germany v Canada.
Canadian fans will be pleased to hear that the Canadians are the favourites in their game. William Hill have given them odds of 117/100 to win and Germany trail with odds of 7/5.
Switzerland and Slovakia seem to be a fairly even match with odds of 27/20 and 5/4 respectively.