Tag Archives: Brad Gushue

Tag Archives: Brad Gushue

Gushue back in top form with Slam triumph

January 9, 2017

Don’t call it a comeback… When you look at this year’s Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, it’s very easy to forget that Brad Gushue has barely played this season due to injury.

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Big win in front of home-town crowd for Team Jacobs

December 13, 2016

To say Brad Jacobs got his season back on track would be rude. By most team’s standards, it was never really off track. With a World Curling Tour win in Saskatoon and a Grand Slam runner-up in Okotoks, Alta., it would seem that the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., foursome was playing at a high level.

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Gushue makes long-awaited return to action

December 8, 2016

Before Tuesday night, Brad Gushue hadn’t thrown a rock in a competitive setting since April. Somehow, despite playing three months of the season without their veteran skip, Team Brad Gushue still sits atop the Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, thanks to superior efforts from Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker.

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Carruthers climbs past Epping into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

December 3, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – Reid Carruthers has been to one of the highest peaks in the curling world before as one of the climbers. On Sunday, he hopes to take a step toward reaching the summit as the team leader.

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Team Homan headed to Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s final

December 3, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – The defending champ doesn’t want to let go and she’ll get a chance Sunday to keep her title for another year.

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Rivals will be cheering for Epping tonight at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 2, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – A few of his fiercest competitors will be fans of John Epping tonight.

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Homan-Jones showdown set at 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 2, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — It’s a Friday night showdown between, arguably, the two most dominant women’s curling teams in the country.

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Homan in the hunt at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 1, 2016

Following a derailment the night before the defending champs got back on track Thursday.

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Gushue, Laycock teams set pace after Day 1 of 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 30, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — While the leader is away the soldiers will play. And they’ve certainly played well. The Brad Gushue team from St. John’s is tied atop the men’s standings with Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock at 2-0 after the opening day of play at the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, at Westman Communications Group Place at the Keystone Centre in Brandon.

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Jones jumps out to early lead at Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 30, 2016

In surroundings in which she’s performed before, Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg team jumped to a quick start at the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Gushue bows out of 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 23, 2016

A nagging hip/groin injury has forced 13-time Newfoundland/Labrador champ Brad Gushue to pass up on a trip to Brandon, Man., next week for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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First Grand Slam titles for Flaxey and Edin

November 1, 2016

When Allison Flaxey found herself at the top of the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard, most people dismissed it as an early-season anomaly. But following this weekend’s Grand Slam final in Okotoks, Alta., it’s clear the Caledon, Ont., foursome is intent on staying near the top.

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Grand Slam kicks off the season in Okotoks

October 27, 2016

It’s beginning to feel a lot like curling season. The weather is cooling off, leagues across the country have started running, and the first Pinty’s Grand Slam event is under way in Okotoks, Alberta. The World Financial Group Masters brings all of the top teams together for the first time this season. Previous World Curling Tour events have had some, if not most, of the big dogs in some events, but for this one… the gang’s all here. With the WCT’s top 15 men’s and women’s teams represented, each draw has nothing but big names facing each other. The first ...

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“Season of the Spare” on Tour

October 25, 2016

With all the controversy surrounding sweeping in 2015-2016, last season will go down in history as the “season of the broom.” If current trends continue, 2016-2017 might go down as the “season of the spare.” In most events this season, we’ve seen top teams in both men’s and women’s events, call on some high-profile help to fill a spot left empty by another player.

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Tour action from East to West this Thanksgiving weekend

October 7, 2016

It’s not often that the curling’s top teams have to choose between two premier World Curling Tour events on the same weekend. Usually one offers a stronger field, or the opportunity for more money, or points. Such is not the case this Thanksgiving weekend as the competitive curling world is essentially split between east and west. In the east, Toronto’s Stu Sells Tankard is taking place at the High Park Curling Club in Toronto. In the west, the Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic is underway in Edmonton. In each case, 24 teams are battling for a purse of $50,000, and ...

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