November 20, 2018

The Curling News Top 15

top15The Curling News Top 15 is a frequent ranking of the best curling team performances as they occurred around the world, for both men and women, and utilizes savvy curling knowledge, complex mathematical theorems, and plain old subjectivity.

Read the comments under each team name for hints and tips on our line of thinking; and if you disagree, or believe we’re missing a notable team performance entirely, send us a message via the contact page and we’ll consider your input.

Perhaps…

    • TCN Top 15 Men’s
    • Updated November 1, 2018
    • 1
    • Niklas Edin (Sweden)

      Slow start but number one, we say, heading into November

    • 2
    • John Epping (Toronto)

      Huge win in Truro; was Quebec just a blip?

    • 3
    • Kevin Koe (Calgary)

      Nice win in Suzhou, finalists in Truro

    • 4
    • Brad Gushue (St. John’s)

      Won first Slam, made quarters in Scotia

    • 5
    • Peter de Cruz (Switzerland)

      Champery champs get the nod for Euros

    • 6
    • Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg)

      Former frenemies looking good early on

    • 7
    • John Shuster (USA)

      All eyes on the Olympic champs this season

    • 8
    • Bruce Mouat (Scotland)

      Young Scots winning a now familiar feeling

    • 9
    • Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie)

      Looking to perform better in TBay

    • 10
    • Thomas Ulsrud (Norway)

      Good start to yet another season

    • 11
    • Brendan Bottcher (Edmonton)

      Surprise playoff loss at hometown tour stop

    • 12
    • Glenn Howard (Toronto)

      Still hanging around, and in the money

    • 13
    • Steffen Walstad (Norway)

      Made some bling at Curling World Cup

    • 14
    • Matt Dunstone (Regina)

      The new No. 1 Sasky squad?

    • 15
    • Dmitry Mironov (Russia)

      Big cheque at exclusive China Open

    • TCN Top 15 Women’s
    • Updated November 1, 2018
    • 1
    • Anna Hasselborg (Sweden)

      Two Slams, two wins – hello

    • 2
    • Rachel Homan (Ottawa)

      Finalist in Truro, semis in Chatham

    • 3
    • Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg)

      So far so good with Jocelyn on board

    • 4
    • Silvana Tirinzoni (Switzerland)

      New tandem with Alina Paetz looks solid

    • 5
    • Alina Kovaleva (Russia)

      Impressive new squad beat Sidorova for Euros

    • 6
    • Kerri Einarson (Winnipeg)

      Hot new squad hit a roadblock in Truro

    • 7
    • Casey Scheidegger (Lethbridge)

      Big things are expected this season

    • 8
    • Chelsea Carey (Calgary)

      Cashing in nicely this season

    • 9
    • Satsuki Fujisawa (Japan)

      We just love The Smile Girls

    • 10
    • Isabella Wrana (Sweden)

      Bang! Pow! Paf champions

    • 11
    • Sayaka Yoshimura (Japan)

      Heck of a start to the season

    • 12
    • Eve Muirhead (Scotland)

      Armed with her second Euro gold, she looks focused on Korea

    • 13
    • EunJung Kim (Korea)

      Olympic finalist very quiet so far

    • 14
    • Laura Walker (Edmonton)

      Chatham quarters, Truro tiebreakers

    • 15
    • Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg)

      Fleury Hard!

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