April 09, 2020

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.

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    • TCN Top 15 Men’s
    • Updated Mar 23, 2020
    • 1
    • Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie)

      Brier playoff loss can’t topple the dominant team of 2019-20

    • 2
    • Brad Gushue (St. John’s)

      Wasn’t expected to challenge for the Brier – and that annoyed him

    • 3
    • Brendan Bottcher (Edmonton)

      One bad game derailed the train

    • 4
    • Niklas Edin (Sweden)

      Back-to-back world champs and Euro kings were ready for Glasgow

    • 5
    • Bruce Mouat (Scotland)

      Huge season ranks fifth on our Gold Trail

    • 6
    • Matt Dunstone (Regina)

      Absolutely thrilled the Saskatchewan fans

    • 7
    • John Epping (Toronto)

      Canada Cup title and Olympic Trials berth

    • 8
    • Mike McEwen (Winnipeg)

      Seventh men’s team to hit six figures on the Gold Trail

    • 9
    • Kevin Koe (Calgary)

      Will poor season bring a change in Mo-mentum?

    • 10
    • Yannick Schwaller (Switzerland)

      Impressive silver at Europeans

    • 11
    • Peter de Cruz (Switzerland)

      Battling Schwaller for top Swiss honours

    • 12
    • Jason Gunnlaugson (Winnipeg)

      Nice shooting Gunner; 47K on the Gold Trail season

    • 13
    • Glenn Howard (Penetang, ON)

      60K on the Gold Trail with ON/WC final losses

    • 14
    • Ross Paterson (Scotland)

      ’At’s a fine young rink, innit?

    • 15
    • Yuta Matsumura (Japan)

      Top Asian men’s team on the Gold Trail

    • TCN Top 15 Women’s
    • Updated Mar 23, 2020
    • 1
    • Anna Hasselborg (Sweden)

      It’s a whole new level with Coach Wayne

    • 2
    • Kerri Einarson (Winnipeg)

      STOH title and $164,000 on the Gold Trail

    • 3
    • Rachel Homan (Ottawa)

      Monumental personnel change rocked the sport

    • 4
    • Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg)

      Up from 9th last season; what a year

    • 5
    • Satsuki Fujisawa (Japan)

      Three-player Slam performance marked great season

    • 6
    • Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg)

      Sixth women’s team with six figures on our Gold Trail

    • 7
    • Elena Stern (Switzerland)

      Great young team missed out on the worlds

    • 8
    • Silvana Tirinzoni (Switzerland)

      Defending world champs with 84K on Gold Trail

    • 9
    • Nina Roth (USA)

      On fire the first half; won USA without the skipper

    • 10
    • Krista McCarville (Thunder Bay)

      Another year, another impressive STOH

    • 11
    • Chelsea Carey (Calgary)

      Team implodes one year after STOH victory

    • 12
    • Min-Ji Kim (Korea)

      46K on the Gold Trail in a “quiet” season

    • 13
    • Isabella Wrana (Sweden)

      Almost ready to challenge Hasselborg?

    • 14
    • EunJung Kim (Korea)

      Back on the ice after coach abuse scandal

    • 15
    • Eve Muirhead (Scotland)

      Injuries and recoveries begone

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