Bottcher, Moulding Split

Contentious breakup for Team Bottcher

One of the game’s most successful teams made a dramatic alteration to its lineup on Friday with Team Bottcher, the reigning Canadian men’s champions, parting ways with third Darren Moulding. Bob Weeks has more.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Moulding opens up on meeting that led to dismissal

Darren Moulding had seen signs of fracture within Team Bottcher well before things came to a head for the reigning national men's champions this week.

Vice-skip Moulding leaves Bottcher's curling rink

Vice-skip Darren Moulding has left the curling rink led by Brendan Bottcher. Team Bottcher announced the lineup change on Friday night in a statement posted to Twitter.

Trials Highlights

Gushue defeats Jacobs to earn Olympic spot

Sixteen years after he turned orange into red, Brad Gushue did it again and is headed to Beijing to represent Canada in the Olympics where he hopes to win gold.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Jones wins wild women's Trials final to qualify for second career Olympics

Jennifer Jones has played a lot of curling games in her distinguished career, but it’s unlikely that she ever captured a more meaningful contest in as wild a finish as she and her team did on Sunday in the finals of the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Gushue on love for team after securing berth at Beijing Games

After beating Brad Jacobs, Brad Gushue spoke with Bryan Mudryk about the luck the colour orange brought, how much love he has for his teammates and more.

Jones on heading back to Olympics: Such a privilege to do it twice

After defeating Tracy Fleury to secure her spot in the Olympics, Jennifer Jones reflected on an intense game and the support she gets from her team.

Gushue, Jacobs set to clash in Curling Trials men's final; Jones-Fleury in women's final

Brad Jacobs defeated Kevin Koe 8-3 in the men's semifinal at Canada's Olympic curling trials on Saturday afternoon to move one win away from returning to the Winter Games.

Must See: Scheidegger wins it with great draw to the four foot

With her final stone in the 10th end, Casey Scheidegger makes a great shot, drawing to a nice piece of the four foot for the victory against Jacqueline Harrison.

Undefeated Fleury locks up spot in trials final

Tracy Fleury defeated Casey Scheidegger 10-3 on Thursday night to improve to 7-0 and lock up first place at the Canadian curling trials. The win clinched a spot in Sunday's final for Fleury and put her rink a win away from a trip to the Beijing Olympics.

Gushue, Fleury continue to lead at curling trials

Brad Gushue (5-1) and Tracy Fleury (5-0) both remained atop the standings at Canada's Olympic curling trials following play on Wednesday in Saskatoon.

Shuster wins US curling trials, will defend gold in Beijing

Defending Olympic curling champion John Shuster is going back to the Winter Games for a fifth time.

Defending champion Homan in 0-2 hole after loss to McCarville

Defending champion Rachel Homan was in an early hole at Canada's Olympic curling trials after dropping a 9-5 decision to Krista McCarville on Sunday.

TSN Edge - Curling Trials

A look at the Trials betting odds for the men's field

Let’s take a closer look at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials from a betting perspective and see which squads might have the best value.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

A look at the Trials betting odds for the women's field

Let’s take a closer look at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials from a betting perspective and see which squads might have the best value.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Making Trials predictions for winners, runner-ups and dark horses

The opening day of the Tim Hortons Curling Trials has finally arrived and that means one thing...it's time to make our predictions for the biggest event in Canadian curling.

The Hardest Event To Win In The Sport

Best-on-best in any sport is what every fan wants to see, and upcoming Trials are as good as it gets in the world of curling. Bob Weeks gets you ready for the big event, where the best teams in the country battle for the right to represent Canada at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

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The Trials

The Trials: 2017 – Team Koe

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2017 trails winner, Team Koe.

The Trials: 2017 – Team Homan

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2017 trails winner, Team Homan.

The Trials: 2005 – Team Gushue

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2005 trails winner, Team Gushue.

The Trials: 2013 – Team Jones

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2013 trails winner, Team Jones.

The Trials: 2013 – Team Jacobs

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2013 trails winner, Team Jacobs.

The Trials: 2009 – Team Bernard

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2009 trails winner, Team Bernard.

The Trials: 2009 – Team Martin

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials set to begin on November 20th, TSN looks back at teams of the past and their journeys through qualifying to represent Canada. Here is a look back at the 2009 trails winner, Team Martin.

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Einarson

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Kerri Einarson.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca
Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Einarson

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Bottcher

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Brendan Bottcher.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca
Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Bottcher

Curling Trials Team Profiles - Women

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Homan

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Rachel Homan.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Jones

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Jennifer Jones.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profiles - Team Fleury

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Tracy Fleury.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Walker

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Laura Walker.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Scheidegger

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Casey Scheidegger.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Rocque

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Kelsey Rocque.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Curling Trials Team Profiles - Men

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Koe

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Kevin Koe.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Jacobs

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Brad Jacobs.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile - Team Gushue

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Brad Gushue.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Epping

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team John Epping.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Dunstone

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Matt Dunstone.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team McEwen

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Mike McEwen.

Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Top 10: Canadian Curling Trials moments

From Sandra Schmirler's in-off during the first Trials in '97 to Brad Jacobs' pistol in 2013, the Canadian Curling Trials have been filled with epic, must-see moments. Here's the top 10 of all-time.

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Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team McCarville

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team McCarville

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Krista McCarville.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca
Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Gunnlaugson

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Gunnlaugson

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Jason Gunnlaugson.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca
Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Horgan

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Horgan

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Tanner Horgan.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca
Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Harrison

Tim Hortons Curling Trials Profile: Team Harrison

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials quickly approaching, TSN.ca will profile one men’s team and one women’s team each day before the first rocks fly on Nov. 20 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Today TSN.ca profiles Team Jacqueline Harrison.

- Ryan Horne, TSN.ca

Howard to join Team Epping as fifth man at Tim Hortons Curling Trials

Glenn Howard won't be skipping his own rink at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials in Saskatoon later this month, but he will be in attendance as an alternate for John Epping's rink out of Toronto.

Gushue triumphs over Mouat at National; Fleury bounced by Hasselborg

Canadian Brad Gushue won the Grand Slam of Curling's National on Sunday while Tracy Fleury dropped the women’s final.

Curling Notes

Curling Canada gets in the wagering game in deal with PointsBet

With the federal government’s passage of Bill C-218 to allow legalized single-event sports betting, curling is getting in on the action, Bob Weeks reports. Curling Canada announced Wednesday it has signed a deal with PointsBet Canada to become the official sports betting partner of the organization.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Edin beats Howard to win Penticton bonspiel

Five-time world curling champion Niklas Edin made the trip to western Canada this weekend from his home country of Sweden and is heading back a winner.

Koe routs Jacobs at Western Showdown; USA's Peterson makes history

With the Tim Hortons Curling Trials just over a month away, many of Canada’s top rinks competed in big money bonspiels across the country this Thanksgiving long weekend.

Ryan Horne, TSN

Homan, Morris win mixed doubles event in Banff

The duo of Rachel Homan and John Morris joined forces this weekend to capture the Qualico Mixed Doubles Classic in beautiful Banff, Alberta.