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Volume 60 Issue 2: December 2016

  • KING NIKLAS HAS RISEN

    No non-Canadian team had ever won a Grand Slam title. Then the red-hot Swedes won two of them in a row
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  • DECEMBER CURLING TV/WEB GUIDE

    The sheer amount of curling to watch in December is truly remarkable, and only we have the most in-depth and accurate listings
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES DIRECT WEBLINKS (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • OLYMPIC PODIUM ALREADY DECIDED

    Columnist Rodger Schmidt returns with a stunning declaration: Only four nations will win all the medals at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES PHOTO GALLERY (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • PACIFIC INTRIGUE WITH 14 MONTHS TO GO

    The Pacific Championships provided intriguing storylines as the 2018 Olympic Winter Games draw ever closer
    – DIGITAL EDITION EXCLUSIVE (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • CLUB CORNER: KEYS TO SUSTAINBLE CURLING

    Mark Inglis returns with his must-read column aimed at the continued health and welfare of your curling facility – read and learn

  • THE CURLING NEWS TOP 15

    Updated regularly online and appearing for the first time in print, The Curling News Top 15 ranks the best curling team performances as they occur around the world, for both men and women, and utilizes savvy curling knowledge, complex mathematical theorems, and plain old subjectivity. Got it? Good. Now, argue away
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  • WANT WOMEN? HURRY HARD RIGHT NOW

    The 2017 Women of Curling Calendar is almost sold out; order now to grab the best-selling stocking stuffer of the curling season
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  • IS THE CORNER GUARD STILL EFFECTIVE?

    Andrew Denny plays the numbers game with the corner guard, featuring all kinds of statistics that melt our brains
    – DIGITAL EDITION GUARANTEED TO CONFOUND YOU AS MUCH AS THE PRINT EDITION

  • ON WARREN, WITCHCRAFT AND WIZARDRY

    Kevin Palmer sat down to chat with our columnist, aka the man in the dark robes
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  • SALUTING THE REAL TOP CURLING COACHES

    Robbie Gallaugher sings the praises of the curling coach you’ve never heard of, because he or she is still toiling away at the rec/club level

  • THE MOOSE RAN LOOSE… AND OTHER TALES

    The Canadian Mixed is proving to be a top competition that commands respect
    – DIGITAL EDITION EXCLUSIVE (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • CURLERS: BRING YOUR EH! GAME

    This unabashedly “Canada and Curling” T-shirt is made for the nation’s 150th anniversary… and you simply must have it
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES DIRECT WEBLINK (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • CHERYL AT CURLERS’ COURT

    Cheryl Bernard finally went to Scotland and battled in curling, golf and Scotch
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES VIDEO (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

  • DECEMBER NEWSDESK

    Ontario rivals coach for Scotland (there’s actually three of them)… Ben is not so gentle… The Curling News Gold Trail sees six teams with over 50K so far

  • YES, HE ACTUALLY STOLE THE BOOK

    Matt Brouwer reviewed a curling book, and liked it so much he is refusing to give it back
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

  • THERE’S A LITTLE TORONTO GOING ON IN VANCOUVER

    Sam Corea is back home in B.C. and lo and behold, the Harvest Bonspiel revealed evidence of a healthy new club spirit
    – DIGITAL EDITION LAUNCHES PHOTO GALLERY (SUBSCRIBERS ONLY)

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Updated November 22, 2016
1.Niklas Edin (Sweden)
RUN FOR YOUR LIVES FROM THE VIKING HORDE
2.Brad Gushue (St. John’s)
Amazing team performances minus injured skip
3.Steve Laycock (Saskatoon)
Back-to-back Slam semifinalists
4Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg)
See above
5.Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masters finalists lost a tiebreaker in Cranbrook
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Updated November 22, 2016
1.Anna Hasselborg (Sweden)
Outstanding season for this young team
2.Allison Flaxey (Caledon, ON)
Jumps from eighth to second after a stunning November
3.Eve Muirhead (Scotland)
Was chasing that second elusive Euro gold at press time
4.Rachel Homan (Ottawa)
Finalists and qualifiers in first two Slams
5.Casey Scheidigger (Lethbridge, AB)
A young squad. From outside the big cities. Heaven be praised!
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