Tag Archives: Pat Simmons (page 2)

Tag Archives: Pat Simmons

Northern Ontario beats Team Canada to remain a perfect 4-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 7, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier, Northern Ontario third Ryan Fry checks the stones line after delivering his stone as  Team Canada second Carter Rycroft checks the path over his shoulder during draw 7 at the Brier. michael burns photo
March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – There are turning points in games – both on the scoreboard and in the minds of players – and for Brad Jacobs and his still unbeaten Northern Ontario teammates, that came early Monday evening against Pat Simmons and Team Canada.

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P.E.I. knocks Team Canada from unbeaten ranks at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 7, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Open Cermonies Draw 6,Military  Honour Guard. Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – Adam Casey of P.E.I. tapped back a Team Canada counter with his final stone to score two in the 10th end and upset unbeaten Pat Simmons of Calgary 6-4 Monday at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Ménard gets first Tim Hortons Brier win in front of friendly fans

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Jean-Michel Menard, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 6, 2016

OTTAWA — Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec cracked open a tight game with three in the ninth end Sunday to get past Adam Casey of Prince Edward Island for his first win at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Saskatchewan, Alberta get vital wins at Tim Hortons Brier

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March 6, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan kept himself in the thick of the chase Sunday afternoon with a vital 8-4 win over Jim Cotter of B.C. at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Team Canada improves to 2-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Team Canada skip Pat Simmons. Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 6, 2016

It’s hardly breaking news that the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier features the most talented array of teams in the rich history of the Canadian men’s curling championship.

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Northern Ontario gets extra-end win over Saskatchewan

Ottawa Ont.Mar 5, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier. Northern.Ontario  lead Ryan Harnden, second E.J.Harnden, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan came up short with his last-rock draw in the 11th end Saturday, allowing Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario to take a 6-5 win without having to throw his final stone.

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Veteran Gushue spoils McEwen’s debut at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 5, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.NL skip Brad Gushue reacts after defeating Manitoba's Mike McEwen in an extra end 5-4 in draw 1 of the Brier. michael burns photo
March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Veteran Brad Gushue spoiled Mike McEwen’s debut in the Tim Hortons Brier Saturday, making a last-rock hit-and-stick in the 11th end for a 5-4 victory in the event’s opening draw.

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2016 Tim Hortons Brier opens Saturday in Ottawa

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March 2, 2016

A field many consider to be the finest ever assembled to contest a Canadian men’s curling championship will open play Saturday at TD Place in Ottawa in the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier.

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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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