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Dominic Cozzolino has never met Humboldt Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki, but feels he's already a teammate.
Now that the curling season has finally come to a close, it's time to look back on a big (Olympic) year for the sport and some of the things we learned.
Brad Gushue capped an undefeated 7-0 run in the Champions Cup to close out the Grand Slam of Curling season with an 8-2 win over Glenn Howard on Sunday.
Saskatoon's Colton Flasch upset world champion Niklas Edin of Sweden 5-3 at the Champions Cup on Friday.
As Canada’s Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres slide over the ice at the world mixed doubles curling championship this week in Sweden, they’re doing so with Humboldt Broncos patches over their left knees.
In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment.
After taking some time off following a disappointing performance at the Pyeongchang Games, the members of Team Homan recently got together at a Toronto hotel to discuss their future plans. They decided they will continue to curl together as a foursome.
Marc Kennedy and Jill Officer both announced earlier this year that they'd be stepping away from the game they've played most of their lives. Their farewell tour has been rather impressive — it continued Sunday afternoon in Toronto.
Calgary's Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players' Championship with a 6-2 win over Sweden's Niklas Edin on Sunday.
Primetime TV spots, bright lights, life up in the air and in hotel rooms for about half the year — curlers are as close as it gets to being professional athletes these days. Except for the money.
Ottawa's Rachel Homan remained winless at the Players' Championship, losing her final round-robin game 8-3 to Scotland's Eve Muirhead in Friday's evening draw.
Olympic champion, world champion and Canadian champion curlers have all congregated in downtown Toronto this week for the 26th Players’ Championship. It’s the second-last stop on this year’s Grand Slam of Curling circuit. There’s a lot of money on the line too — the $300,000 purse makes it the biggest of the season.
On this desert night in Las Vegas, Swedish skip Niklas Edin wasn’t going to lose. Edin was flawless, surgical with his takeouts, deft in his delivery — he finally won a championship game again after a year of heartbreaking championship losses.
It's been a little more than a month since Shuster and his team went on a magical run in Pyeongchang, South Korea to capture the country's first Olympic gold medal in curling — some are still calling it "Miracle on Ice Part 2."
Brad Gushue the curler — it’s hard to imagine the Newfoundland and Labrador skip doing anything else but throwing granite down a sheet of pebbled ice, making shot after shot. That’s how fans of the sport around the world have come to know him. But there was a time when Gushue’s curling dream might have never transpired.
Hammy McMillan Sr. broke the hearts of Canadian curling fans at the 1999 world championships and now his son is trying to follow in his father's footsteps at this year's edition in Las Vegas.
Saskatchewan's Steve Laycock will be representing British Columbia next season, according to an announcement from his new team today.