July 19, 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.

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

      Olympic silver, world gold

    • 2
    • John Shuster (USA)

      Our Terry Jones picked them for bronze; their gold will reverberate

    • 3
    • Brad Gushue (St. John’s, NL)

      World silver, Champions Cup winners

    • 4
    • Kevin Koe (Calgary)

      Finished strong at last two Slams before splitting up

    • 5
    • Bruce Mouat (Scotland)

      How impressive are these guys?

    • 6
    • Mike McEwen (Winnipeg)

      Trials finalists had a helluva year, helluva run

    • 7
    • Peter de Cruz (Switzerland)

      Super season included Olympic bronze

    • 8
    • Brendan Bottcher (Edmonton)

      Fun mix of youths and a veteran

    • 9
    • John Epping (Toronto)

      Great season, new squad for 2019

    • 10
    • Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg)

      New all-star back end?

    • 11
    • Jason Gunnlaugson (Winnipeg)

      The Gunner is back

    • 12
    • Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie, ON)

      Back again for another run

    • 13
    • Glenn Howard (Toronto)

      Surprise! 32K at the Champions Cup, remember?

    • 14
    • Chang Min-Kim (Korea)

      Solid season

    • 15
    • Kyle Smith (Scotland)

      So-so season, highlight was Euro silver

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

      Emphatic and impressive gold medal in PyeongChang

    • 2
    • Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg)

      World champ cashed in huge at season end

    • 3
    • Jamie Sinclair (USA)

      Great runs at worlds, Players’ and Bonus Cup

    • 4
    • EunJung Kim (Korea)

      Everyone’s crowd favourite in PyeongChang

    • 5
    • Satsuki Fujisawa (Japan)

      Olympic bronze skip studying English in BC

    • 6
    • Rachel Homan (Ottawa)

      Lost every game at Players’ then won Champ Cup (shrug)

    • 7
    • Silvana Tirinzoni (Switzerland)

      Bonus Cup cash highlight of a disappointing second half

    • 8
    • Chelsea Carey (Calgary)

      Trials finalist had a pretty good year

    • 9
    • Kerri Einarson (Winnipeg)

      Interesting new squad for STOH finalist

    • 10
    • Eve Muirhead (Scotland)

      Close to another bronze in Korea

    • 11
    • Nina Roth (USA)

      Good season overall

    • 12
    • Alina Paetz (Switzerland)

      Joining forces with Tirinzoni

    • 13
    • Casey Scheidegger (Lethbridge, AB)

      Lots of promise here

    • 14
    • Val Sweeting (Edmonton)

      Another new squad for 2019

    • 15
    • Victoria Moiseeva (Russia)

      Now married and retired

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