Tag Archives: Jason Gunnlaugson

Tag Archives: Jason Gunnlaugson

Canadian teams outside the playoff picture at Curling World Cup

December 9, 2018

It wasn’t the result the three Canadian curling teams hoped for when arriving at Omaha, Neb., for the Curling World Cup. The Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams did not qualify for any of the Sunday finals at Ralston Arena. Despite the result, Canadian teams gained some new experience playing at the new event.

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Double-win day keeps Canadian women on track at Curling World Cup

December 7, 2018

Tracy Fleury’s Canadian women’s team picked up two critical wins on Friday to stay in the playoff picture at the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb. The two victories at Ralston Arena lifted the Canadian women’s team to a 3-1 record with one more day of action in the double round-robin.

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Gunnlaugson makes first loss at Curling World Cup ‘disappear’ with win against China

December 6, 2018

A loss is never a welcome sight for any team’s record. But just like a magician, Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson essentially made his first loss disappear with a victory against China during Thursday’s Curling World Cup action at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.

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Canadian teams split first two games at Curling World Cup

December 5, 2018

The Canadian teams opened with a win and a loss in its first two games at the Curling World Cup on Wednesday at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb. Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg) led her women’s team to victory and the mixed doubles team of Kalynn Park (Calgary)/John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) were just shy of a win with a shootout loss at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.

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MQFT with Shannon Birchard

December 4, 2018

This week, John sits down with Shannon Birchard, the Scotties and World Champion and two-time Canadian Junior finalist from Winnipeg, Man. Shannon is currently playing on the “all skips” foursome of Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Briane Meilleur, and herself, and they’ve had a ton of success on the World Curling Tour thus far. They’ll be competing in the Canada Cup in early December in Estevan, Sask.

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Canadian teams aim to match early success at second leg of Curling World Cup

December 4, 2018

Many eyes will be on the Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb., slated to begin this Wednesday. Opponents won’t be admiring the Maple Leaf of the front of the Canadians’ jackets, but instead honing in on the targets on their backs after the Canadian teams won all three gold medals at the first leg of the Curling World Cup. Teams skipped by Winnipeg’s Tracy Fleury and Jason Gunnlaugson will represent the nation in the men’s and women’s competition. They’re joined by Kalynn Park (Calgary) and John Morris ...

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Team McEwen to be Team Wild Card at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2018

REGINA – Mike McEwen exhaled and pumped his fist in victory as the shot from opposing skip Jason Gunnlaugson came to rest an inch or so wide, allowing McEwen’s Winnipeg squad to become Team Wild Card at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic.

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MQFT with Brendan Bottcher

December 1, 2017

This week, John sits down with the most recent Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings qualifier, Brendan Bottcher. In addition to heading to the Roar, Brendan is a world junior champion, a world university bronze medallist, and in 2017 represented Alberta at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Tiebreaker wins for Gunnlaugson, Deruelle, Middaugh at Road to the Roar

November 11, 2017

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The gold-medal dreams for teams skipped by Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson, Dayna Deruelle of Brampton, Ont., and Sherry Middaugh of Coldwater, Ont., live on in Summerside.

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Pre-Trials teams in fine form with weekend triumphs

September 26, 2017

The Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings is the most anticipated event of this curling season. All the qualified teams have planned their seasons with the hope that they peak at just the right time, and earn the right to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. It was the yet-to-qualify teams who were putting on a show this past weekend on the World Curling Tour.

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Gunner has CTRS target on his back going into weekend events

September 22, 2016

It’s early in the season, but there seems to be something a little strange happening on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard. Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson, who’s only played sporadically in high-level events in recent seasons, currently holds the top spot after qualifying in all three events on his team’s schedule thus far, and winning one of them.

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Inside Junior Curling: Chatting with the Canadian Junior Champions

February 15, 2013

It’s been less than a week since Corryn Brown and Matt Dunstone won the women’s and men’s titles at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, and the two young skips are still in awe… and a little bit of shock. You can’t miss the emotion in their voices when they are asked how it feels to be the newest junior champs.

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