2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings – Kevin Koe will represent Canada

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Kevin Koe has won the 2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings are set and will represent Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games taking place February 9-25, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Skip: Kevin Koe, Third: Marc Kennedy,
Second: Brent Laing, Lead: Ben Hebert,
Alternate: Scott Pfeifer nad Coach: John Dunn

Kevin Koe defeated Mike McEwen 7-6.

Player percentages
 Kevin Koe  Mike McEwen
Ben Hebert 93% Denni Neufeld 91%
Brent Laing 79% Matt Wozniak 66%
Marc Kennedy 91% B.J. Neufeld 78%
Kevin Koe 88% Mike McEwen 95%
Total 88% Total 83%

2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings – Rachel Homan will represent Canada

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Rachel Homan has won the 2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings are set and will represent Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games taking place February 9-25, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

 

Skip: Rachel Homan, Third: Emma Miskew,
Second: Joanne Courtney, Lead: Lisa Weagle,
Alternate: Cheryl Kreviazuk and Coach: Adam Kingsbury

 

Rachel Homan defeated Chelsea Carey 6-5.

Player percentages
 Chelsea Carey  Rachel Homan
Laine Peters 98% Lisa Weagle 91%
Jocelyn Peterman 93% Joanne Courtney 88%
Cathy Overton-Clapham 81% Emma Miskew 98%
Chelsea Carey 76% Rachel Homan 88%
Total 87% Total 91%

 

2017 Olympic Qualification Event – Danish men qualify

The playoffs at the 2017 Olympic Qualification Event continue. 

Denmark (Stjerne) defeated Czech Republic (Snítil) 4-2.

Men

First qualifier – Results

Italy (Retornaz) defeated Denmark (Stjerne) 6-5. Italy advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Second qualifier – Results

Denmark (Stjerne) defeated Czech Republic (Snítil) 4-2. Denmark advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Player percentages
 Denmark  Czech Republic
Oliver Dupont 79% Jindřich Kitzberger 93%
Mikkel Poulsen 91% Martin Snítil 84%
Johnny Frederiksen 85% Lukáš Klíma 86%
Rasmus Stjerne 85% Jiří Snítil 83%
Total 86% Total 86%

Women

First qualifier – Results

China (Wang) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 11-4. China advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Second qualifier – Results

Denmark (Dupont) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 5-4. Demark advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

2017 Olympic Qualification Event – Danish women qualify

The playoffs at the 2017 Olympic Qualification Event continue. 

Denmark (Dupont) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 5-4.

Men

First qualifier – Results

Italy (Retornaz) defeated Denmark (Stjerne) 6-5. Italy advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Denmark plays in the Second qualifier game. 

Second qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 16:00

Czech Republic (Snítil) plays Denmark (Stjerne). The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Women

First qualifier – Results

China (Wang) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 11-4. China advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Second qualifier – Results

Denmark (Dupont) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 5-4. Demark advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Player percentages
 Italy  Denmark
Angela Romei 73% Mathilde Halse 69%
Stefania Constantini 84% Julie Høgh 60%
Veronica Zappone 81% Denise Dupont 65%
Diana Gaspari 61% Madeleine Dupont 75%
Total 75% Total 67%

2017 Olympic Qualification Event – Italian men qualify

The playoffs at the 2017 Olympic Qualification Event continue. 

Men

First qualifier – Results

Italy (Retornaz) defeated Denmark (Stjerne) 6-5. Italy advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Denmark plays in the Second qualifier game. 

Player percentages
 Denmark  Italy
Oliver Dupont 81% Daniele Ferrazza 73%
Mikkel Poulsen 86% Simone Gonin 83%
Johnny Frederiksen 84% Joël Retornaz 84%
Rasmus Stjerne 77% Amos Mosaner 72%
Total 82% Total 78%

 

Second qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 16:00

Czech Republic (Snítil) Denmark (Stjerne). The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Women

First qualifier – Results

China (Wang) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 11-4. China advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Italy plays in the Second qualifier game. 

Second qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 12:00

Denmark (Dupont) plays Italy (Gaspari). The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings – Mike McEwen defeates Brad Gushue

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The playoffs at the 2017 TIim Hortons Road of the Rings continue. The winners will represent Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games taking place February 9-25, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Mike McEwen defeated Brad Gushue 6-3. McEwen advances to the Final.

Men

Semifinal – Saturday, December 9, 7:00 pm

Mike McEwen defeated Brad Gushue 6-3. McEwen advances to the Final.

Final – Sunday, December 10, 7:00 pm

Kevin Koe plays Mike McEwen

Player percentages
 Brad Gushue  Mike McEwen
Geoff Walker 90% Denni Neufeld 89%
Brett Gallant 80% Matt Wozniak 86%
Mark Nichols 81% B.J. Neufeld 85%
Brad Gushue 81% Mike McEwen 88%
Total 83% Total 87%

Women

Semifinal – Results

Rachel Homan defeated Jennifer Jones 6-3

Final – Sunday, December 10, 2:00 pm

Chelsea Carey plays Rachel Homan

2017 Olympic Qualification Event – Chinese Women qualify

The playoffs at the 2017 Olympic Qualification Event continue.

Men

First qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 8:00

Denmark (Stjerne) plays Italy (Retornaz). The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The loser plays in the Second qualifier game. 

Second qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 16:00

Czech Republic (Snítil) plays the loser of the First qualifier. The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Women

First qualifier – Results

China (Wang) defeated Italy (Gaspari) 11-4. China advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Italy plays in the Second qualifier game. 

Player percentages
 Italy  China
Angela Romei 70% Ma Jingyi 89%
Stefania Constantini 73% Liu Jinli 67%
Veronica Zappone 80% Zhou Yan 83%
Diana Gaspari 61% Wang Bingyu 78%
Total 71% Total 79%

Second qualifier – Sunday, December 10, 12:00

Denmark (Dupont) plays Italy (Gaspari). The winner advances to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

2017 Olympic Qualification Event – Final Standings

Here are the final standings at the 2017 Olympic Qualification Event. In the playoffs, the first and second seeds play a game to determine the first team to advance to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The loser of this game, along with the third seed, play a game to determine the second team to advance to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

 

Men

Country Skip W L
Denmark Rasmus Stjerne 6 1
Italy Joël Retornaz 4 3
Czech Republic Jiří Snítil 4 3
Olympic Athlete from Russia Alexey Timofeev 4 3
China Liu Rui 4 3
Finland Aku Kauste 3 4
Germany Alexander Baumann 2 5
Netherlands Jaap van Dorp 1 6

Women

Country Skip W L
Italy Diana Gaspari 5 1
China Wang Bingyu 5 1
Denmark Madeleine Dupont 4 2
Czech Republic Anna Kubešková 3 3
Latvia Iveta Staša-Šaršūne 2 4
Germany Daniela Jentsch 2 4
Finland Oona Kauste 0 6

2017 Tim Hortons Road of the Rings – Final Standings

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The main draw at at the 2017 TIim Hortons Road of the Rings is complete. Here are the final standings:

Men

 

Skip W L
Kevin Koe 7 1
Brad Gushue 6 2
Mike McEwen 5 3
Brendan Bottcher 4 4
Reid Carruthers 4 4
Brad Jacobs 3 5
John Morris 3 5
Steve Laycock 2 6
John Epping 2 6

Women

Skip W L
Chelsea Carey 8 0
Rachel Homan 7 1
Jennifer Jones 5 3
Val  Sweeting 4 4
Krista McCarville 4 4
Casey Scheidegger 3 5
Julie Tippin 2 6
Michelle Englot 2 6
Allison Flaxey 1 7