Breaking: NHL head coach now the favorite to be fired this season.

Surprising name at the top of the list.

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The National Hockey League like all sports leagues sees a number of high-profile firings each and every season, and as a result the Las Vegas oddsmakers have started to take bets on who the first man to be fired will be. 

This year is no exception and a surprising NHL head coach has emerged as the favorite to be the first head coach to be fired in the NHL this season, ahead of many names fans and pundits would have put before him on the list. 

According to Bodog, one of the world's premier betting platforms, San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer is not the odds-on favorite to be fired with odds of 7/2.  Here are the odds for the reaming NHL coaches in the top 10 of that list. 

Paul Maurice - Jets   4/1

Doug Weight - Islanders     4/1 

Jeff Blashill - Red Wings    7/1 

Jared Bednar - Avalanche     17/2

Glen Gulutzan - Flames     12/1 

Dave Hakstol - Flyers     12/1 

Jon Cooper - Lightning     14/1

John Hynes - Devils    14/1 

Barry Trotz - Capitals     14/1