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Instant Rivals: After mid-season firing, Moulding ready for showdown with former team

Instant Rivals: After mid-season firing, Moulding ready for showdown with former team

FILE - There will be no capacity limits for the March 4-13 Tim Hortons Brier at the 5,900-seat Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FILE - There will be no capacity limits for the March 4-13 Tim Hortons Brier at the 5,900-seat Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Defending champion Brendan Bottcher’s Team Canada rink among 18-team Brier field

Defending champion Brendan Bottcher’s Team Canada rink among 18-team Brier field

Northewest Terrritories skip Kerry Galusha reacts to a rock as they play Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. Galusha defeated Manitoba's Mackenzie Zacharias 8-6 in a tie-breaker game Friday morning at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women's curling championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Northern Ontario, New Brunswick both win opening playoff games at Scotties

Northern Ontario, New Brunswick both win opening playoff games at Scotties

Northewest Terrritories skip Kerry Galusha reacts to a rock as they play Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. Galusha defeated Manitoba's Mackenzie Zacharias 8-6 in a tie-breaker game Friday morning at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women's curling championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Fleury returns from COVID-19 isolation to post win at Scotties

Fleury returns from COVID-19 isolation to post win at Scotties

Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville delivers a rock as they play New Brunswick at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, Feb.2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville delivers a rock as they play New Brunswick at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, Feb.2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Wild Card 3 skip Emma Miskew delivers a rock as they play Nunavut at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Tuesday. (Photo by The Canadian Press)

Miskew rink remains in hunt for playoffs at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Miskew rink remains in hunt for playoffs at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Wild Card 3 skip Emma Miskew delivers a rock as they play Nunavut at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Tuesday. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville delivers a rock as they play New Brunswick at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, Feb.2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Team Canada, New Brunswick and Tracy Fleury’s Wild Card 1 make playoffs at Scotties

Team Canada, New Brunswick and Tracy Fleury’s Wild Card 1 make playoffs at Scotties

Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville delivers a rock as they play New Brunswick at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, Feb.2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson looks over the shoulder of Alberta skip Laura Walker at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. Einarson, two-time defending champion, improved to 4-0 at the Canadian women's curling championship after she skipped Team Canada to a 10-5 win over Alberta's Laura Walker in Monday's afternoon draw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Team Canada’s Einarson remains undefeated at Scotties with 10-5 win over Alberta

Team Canada’s Einarson remains undefeated at Scotties with 10-5 win over Alberta

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson looks over the shoulder of Alberta skip Laura Walker at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. Einarson, two-time defending champion, improved to 4-0 at the Canadian women's curling championship after she skipped Team Canada to a 10-5 win over Alberta's Laura Walker in Monday's afternoon draw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Team Fleury skip Tracy Fleury finishes end againstTeam Jones with a point during woman's final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sunday, November 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin

Skip Tracy Fleury enters COVID-19 protocol, will miss start of Tournament of Hearts

Skip Tracy Fleury enters COVID-19 protocol, will miss start of Tournament of Hearts

Team Fleury skip Tracy Fleury finishes end againstTeam Jones with a point during woman's final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sunday, November 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin
Team Canada, left to right, lead Briane Meilleur, second Shannon Birchard, third Val Sweeting and skip Kerri Einarson celebrates pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario in the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian women’s curling championship gets go-ahead in Thunder Bay

Canadian women’s curling championship gets go-ahead in Thunder Bay

Team Canada, left to right, lead Briane Meilleur, second Shannon Birchard, third Val Sweeting and skip Kerri Einarson celebrates pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario in the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Jacobs third Marc Kennedy throws against Team Dunstone during Draw 4 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.Veteran curlers Marc Kennedy and Lisa Weagle will serve as backups in the event an injury or positive COVID-19 test forces a change to the Canadian mixed doubles roster before the start of the Beijing Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

Weagle and Kennedy tabbed as Canadian mixed doubles backups at Beijing Games

Weagle and Kennedy tabbed as Canadian mixed doubles backups at Beijing Games

Team Jacobs third Marc Kennedy throws against Team Dunstone during Draw 4 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.Veteran curlers Marc Kennedy and Lisa Weagle will serve as backups in the event an injury or positive COVID-19 test forces a change to the Canadian mixed doubles roster before the start of the Beijing Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Team Wild Card 1 skip Chelsea Carey directs her team against Team Prince Edward Island at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Wild-card debate ramps up ahead of Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Wild-card debate ramps up ahead of Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Team Wild Card 1 skip Chelsea Carey directs her team against Team Prince Edward Island at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Walker skip Laura Walker instructs her team-mates against Team Rocque during Draw 3 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sunday, November 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

Walker makes game-winning draw to win Alberta playdown and book Scotties ticket

Walker finished third at Scotties Tournament of Hearts last year

Team Walker skip Laura Walker instructs her team-mates against Team Rocque during Draw 3 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sunday, November 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Rocks sit in the rings as Team Manitoba battles Team British Columbia at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Kamloops, B.C., has been selected as the host city of the 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kamloops, B.C., to host 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Kamloops has never hosted the women’s championship

Rocks sit in the rings as Team Manitoba battles Team British Columbia at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Kamloops, B.C., has been selected as the host city of the 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
John Morris sweeps for teammate Rachel Homan in the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Curling Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club in Oshawa, Ont. on Monday November 16, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Waiting Game: After cancellation of mixed doubles trials, curlers waiting on decision

Waiting Game: After cancellation of mixed doubles trials, curlers waiting on decision

John Morris sweeps for teammate Rachel Homan in the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Curling Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club in Oshawa, Ont. on Monday November 16, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Team Bottcher third Darren Moulding throws against team Horgan during Draw 4 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

Former Bottcher vice Darren Moulding to join Team James Grattan

Former Bottcher vice Darren Moulding to join Team James Grattan

Team Bottcher third Darren Moulding throws against team Horgan during Draw 4 of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Canada’s John Morris throws a stone during the mixed doubles final curling match against Switzerland Jenny Perret and Martin Rios at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The 16-team field for Canada’s Olympic mixed doubles trials was confirmed Wednesday by Curling Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Natacha Pisarenko
Canada’s John Morris throws a stone during the mixed doubles final curling match against Switzerland Jenny Perret and Martin Rios at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The 16-team field for Canada’s Olympic mixed doubles trials was confirmed Wednesday by Curling Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Natacha Pisarenko

Curling bubble helped put sport back on track after being iced by pandemic

Curling bubble helped put sport back on track after being iced by pandemic

Team Gushue skip, Brad Gushue, left, and teammates receive their Team Canada jackets and gold medals after winning the men's final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Jacobs, in Saskatoon, Sask. The Continental Cup curling competition was cancelled for a second straight season Wednesday due to challenges stemming from the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin

Curling Canada cancels Continental Cup for a second straight season

Curling Canada cancels Continental Cup for a second straight season

Team Gushue skip, Brad Gushue, left, and teammates receive their Team Canada jackets and gold medals after winning the men's final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Jacobs, in Saskatoon, Sask. The Continental Cup curling competition was cancelled for a second straight season Wednesday due to challenges stemming from the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin