Tag Archives: Niklas Edin

Tag Archives: Niklas Edin

Savill returns to the ice at Shorty Jenkins Classic

Craig Savill (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
September 14, 2016

While there will be thousands of dollars and hundreds of CTRS points on the line at this weekend’s Shorty Jenkins Classic, the most exciting part of the weekend for curling fans will be watching a guy who hasn’t played in a year fill in on a team that is not expected to win. No disrespect to Brantford’s Chad Allen (skipping in place of Wayne Tuck), but his foursome will have their work cut out in Cornwall, Ont., where the event will be hosted for the second year. In a field that includes the likes of Brad Gushue (St. John’s; currently ...

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Team World seeks redemption at 2017 World Financial Group Continental Cup

2011 Ford Men's World Curling Team Sweden Skip Niklas Edin, Michael Burns Photography
September 1, 2016

Team World will be hungrier than ever when it takes to the ice at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas next January for the 2017 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming.

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Team World named for World Financial Group Continental Cup

ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship 2015, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
August 27, 2015

Fitting its team name, a world-class lineup will comprise Team World for the 2016 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming, next January in Las Vegas.

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Sweden heads home with Ford Worlds gold

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April 5, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden stole three in the first end and counted threes in the fifth and seventh ends to beat defending champion Thomas Ulsrud of Norway 9-5 to win the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Sunday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada captures Ford Worlds bronze

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April 5, 2015

Pat Simmons and Team Canada rebounded from the monstrous disappointment of their semifinal loss Saturday evening to beat Aku Kauste of Finland 8-4 Sunday morning to win the bronze medal at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Sweden reaches gold-medal game at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Swedish Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 4, 2015

Niklas Edin and his red-hot Swedish mates jumped all over a shaky Pat Simmons and Team Canada to score an easy 6-3 semifinal win Saturday that moves them into the gold-medal game of the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Sweden through to Ford Worlds semifinal

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 4, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden stole two in the sixth and added another pair in the eighth end of a tightly contested battle to beat Aku Kauste of Finland 7-4 in the Page 3-4 playoff game Saturday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Norway headed to gold-medal game at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Norway skip Thomas Ulsrud, lead Havard Vad Peterssen, second Chritoffer Svae,  Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 3, 2015

Thomas Ulsrud made a last-rock draw to the edge of the button for a single in the 11th end to beat Pat Simmons of Canada 7-6 in the Page 1-2 playoff game Friday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Finland ekes out tiebreaker win at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Finland  Aku Kauste,  Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 3, 2015

Aku Kauste’s final rock, pressure-packed draw just stopped in time to give Finland a single in the 10th end for a 6-5 win over John Shuster of the U.S. in the tiebreaker game Friday at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Finland, U.S. into Ford Worlds tiebreaker

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Aku Kauste of Finland scored threes in the second and eight ends Thursday to beat Joel Retornaz of Italy 7-5 and advance into Friday’s 2:30 p.m. (all times Atlantic) tiebreaker game against John Shuster of the U.S. at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Canada finishes Ford Worlds round robin with win

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada skip Pat Simmons, third John Morris, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway finished off their round-robin play at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship with their 10th wins Thursday and immediately set about planning for their rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game.

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Swedes on a roll at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden continued to score in bunches Wednesday, rolling to a 9-2 win over Yusuke Morozumi of Japan to move ever closer to securing a playoff berth at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada bounces back with Ford Worlds win

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Canada and Norway woke up on opposite sides of the emotional bed Wednesday morning but both teams put Tuesday’s head-to-head clash behind them and stormed to Draw 11 victories that kept them atop the standings at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Norway makes (fashion) statement against Canada

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Norway  skip Thomas Ulsrud,third Torger Nergard, second Christoffer Svae,lead Havard Vad Petersson, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Thomas Ulrud and his Norwegian teammates are defending champions and they served notice Tuesday evening that they are not going to easily give up their Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Big bounceback win for Sweden at Ford worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Sweden teammates bounced back from a devastating Monday night loss with an impressive 7-3 victory over Jiří Snítil of the Czech Republic Tuesday morning in the ninth draw at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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