November 17, 2017

The Curling News Top 15

top15The Curling News Top 15 is a weekly 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.

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    • TCN Top 15 Men’s
    • Updated October 26, 2017
    • 1
    • Brad Gushue (St. John’s)

      Can anyone take the Brier and world champions down?

    • 2
    • Niklas Edin (Sweden)

      Hitting stride post-surgery

    • 3
    • Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie)

      Don’t you dare count the defending Olympic champs out

    • 4
    • Rui Liu (China)

      Back with coach Rocque and rolling along

    • 5
    • Kevin Koe (Calgary)

      Quiet start to this Olympic season

    • 6
    • Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg)

      Looks like they need to relax a bit… don’t forget this sport is fun

    • 7
    • Peter de Cruz (Switzerland)

      We called the medal in Edmonton… what will we call for Korea?

    • 8
    • John Epping (Toronto)

      Folks are upset he’s not in the calendar!

    • 9
    • Thomas Ulsrud (Norway)

      PantsPantsPantsPantsPants

    • 10
    • Steffen Walstad (Norway)

      The next wave of Norwegian talent

    • 11
    • Jason Gunnlaugson (Winnipeg)

      Making noise this season

    • 12
    • Greg Drummond (Scotland)

      Kyle who?

    • 13
    • Pat Simmons (Winnipeg)

      The curling chiro seems to be jelling with youngsters

    • 14
    • Bruce Mouat (Scotland)

      They like Oakville

    • 15
    • Colton Flasch (Saskatoon)

      Impressive results for new squad

    • TCN Top 15 Women’s
    • Updated October 26, 2017
    • 1
    • Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg)

      Lost QF in Portage

    • 2
    • Rachel Homan (Ottawa)

      Best team when they bear down and focus

    • 3
    • Silvana Tirinzoni (Switzerland)

      Olympic berth a big confidence booster

    • 4
    • Val Sweeting (Edmonton)

      Another Tour Challenge Slam win

    • 5
    • Anna Hasselborg (Sweden)

      Needs work on holding a lead

    • 6
    • Kerri Einarson (Winnipeg)

      Nice Tier 2 win at opening Slam

    • 7
    • Nina Roth (USA)

      Huge win at Portage WCT stop

    • 8
    • Eve Muirhead (Scotland)

      Cashing in here and there

    • 9
    • Bingyu Wang (China)

      Nice to see her back and winning

    • 10
    • Chelsea Carey (Calgary)

      Will Cathy O help them rebound?

    • 11
    • Victoria Moiseeva (Russia)

      Will represent RUS at women’s worlds

    • 12
    • Alina Paetz (Switzerland)

      Decent season so far

    • 13
    • EunJung Kim (Korea)

      Will Olympic pressure eat them up?

    • 14
    • Jamie Sinclair (USA)

      Will need killer instinct to get to PyeongChang

    • 15
    • Kelsey Rocque (Edmonton)

      Only sixth Canadian team in top 15

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