Tag Archives: Pat Simmons

Tag Archives: Pat Simmons

Team Englot prevails at Chinese bonspiel

Team Saskatchewan Skip Michelle Englot during the twelfth draw at  The 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 18-26, Red Deer, Alberta. The Canadian Womans Curling Championship.
December 21, 2015

Following the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., most teams indicated they were ready to head home, unwind, and relax a bit over the holidays. Others, however, opted to stay on the road… REALLY on the road.

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Sweeting sweeps into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Sweeting, skip Val Sweeting, second Dana Ferguson, lead Rachelle Brown, third Lori Olson-Johns,  Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Revenge was sweet for Val Sweeting Saturday afternoon. The Edmonton skip responded from being dispatched to a tiebreaker by Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones on Friday to book a spot in Sunday’s women’s final at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, in Grande Prairie, Alta. Sweeting defeated Jones 5-3 in Saturday afternoon’s semifinal before a pro-Sweeting crowd at Revolution Place. Team Sweeting will play Rachel Homan’s Ottawa-based team, which ran up a 5-1 record to finish first in the round-robin, in Sunday’s women’s final (11 a.m. MT). “They’re (Homan’s team) playing well, but I thought we had really ...

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Team McEwen headed to men’s final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team McEwen skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Mike McEwen took care of his own business, and then he watched gratefully as Kevin Koe did him a favour on an adjacent sheet on Saturday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The end result is that McEwen and his Winnipeg team — third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld — are one victory away from successfully defending their title at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. McEwen cruised to a 10-4 win over Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2-5) to close out round-robin play on Saturday morning to finish with a 5-2 ...

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Standings tighten up at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 4, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team McEwen, skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 4, 2015

It’s a crowded house at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup presented by Meridian Manufacturing, but that’s not a reference to any elaborate on-ice predicament. It’s what the men’s standings look like. There are only two wins separating top to bottom on the men’s table. No team has more than four wins and everyone has at least two wins heading into the final two draws tonight (6:30) and Saturday morning (8:30). Mike McEwen of Winnipeg brought previous leader Kevin Koe back to the pack by edging the Calgary team 5-4. Koe is 4-2 and tied with fellow Calgarian (and Glencoe ...

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Field set for 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie

2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, Camrose, Val Sweeting, Lori Olson-Johns, Dana Ferguson, Rachelle Brown, CCA/michael burns photo
May 15, 2015

Two teams will take a significant step towards the 2018 Winter Olympics this December at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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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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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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Team Canada escapes with narrow win at Ford Worlds

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

Team Canada was pushed to the limit, but managed to escape with a victory in its next-to-last round-robin game on Thursday morning at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Canada, Norway headed for rematch at Ford Worlds

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

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway are heading to a rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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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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