World curling event with 32 top teams coming to Oakville in December

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Published November 11, 2022 at 12:27 pm

Kevin Koe will be among the 32 teams at the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling event next month in Oakville.

The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling is coming to Oakville next month.

The 2022 WFG Masters event is taking place Dec. 6 to 11 at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex and the field has been announced.

Thirty-two of the top curling teams in the world, 16 men’s and 16 women’s, will be competing in the third Pinty’s event of the season.

The teams were selected based on the World Curling Federation’s rankings as of Nov. 7. Both divisions will be split into four groups of four with teams playing four round-robin games against teams from outside of their pool. The top eight teams overall qualify for the playoffs.

Here are the teams that will be taking part.

Men’s Division

  • Team Bottcher (Canada
  • Team Brunner (Switzerland)
  • Team Carruthers (Canada)
  • Team Dropkin (USA)
  • Team Dunstone (Canada)
  • Team Edin (Sweden)
  • Team Epping (Canada)
  • Team Flasch (Canada)
  • Team Gushue (Canada)
  • Team Hösli (Switzerland)
  • Team Koe (Canada)
  • Team Mouat (Scotland)
  • Team Ramsfjell (Norway)
  • Team Retornaz (Italy)
  • Team Schwaller (Switzerland)
  • Team Whyte (Scotland)

Women’s Division

  • Team Carey (Canada)
  • Team Einarson (Canada)
  • Team Fujisawa (Japan)
  • Team Gim (South Korea)
  • Team Grandy (Canada)
  • Team Hasselborg (Sweden)
  • Team Homan (Canada)
  • Team Jäggi (Switzerland)
  • Team Jones (Canada)
  • Team Keiser (Switzerland)
  • Team Kim (South Korea)
  • Team Lawes (Canada)
  • Team Peterson (USA)
  • Team Scheidegger (Canada)
  • Team Tirinzoni (Switzerland)
  • Team Wranå (Sweden)

The event will be broadcast on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW.

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