Canada’s Best Men’s Curlers Clash in TSN’s Exclusive Live Coverage of the 2019 TIM HORTONS BRIER, Beginning March 1

Toronto — February 27, 2019

– TIM HORTONS BRIER action begins with the Wild Card Game on Friday, March 1 on TSN –
– reveals top Canadian men’s curlers of all time –

TORONTO (February 26, 2019) – Canada’s best men’s curlers hit the ice as TSN’s Season of Champions curling action continues with the 2019 TIM HORTONS BRIER, live from Brandon, Man. and beginning with the Wild Card Game on Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4. With skip Brad Gushue and Team Canada aiming to secure their third straight championship title, TSN’s wall-to-wall coverage of the 2019 TIM HORTONS BRIER continues until the 2019 champions are decided in the final on Sunday, March 10 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN (complete broadcast schedule is available here). Delivering the call live on TSN are play-by-play announcer Vic Rauter, alongside two-time Brier and Men’s World Curling Championships winner and 2006 Olympic gold medallist Russ Howard, and 2010 Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard. Bryan Mudryk delivers the play-by-play call for morning draws, with three-time Scotties champion Cathy Gauthier serving as analyst. Teams competing at the 2019 TIM HORTONS BRIER are: This year’s tournament kicks off with the Wild Card Game, featuring Ontario’s Team Epping battling Alberta’s Team Bottcher in a rematch of the 2018 TIM HORTONS BRIER semifinal. Skip Brendan Bottcher’s team looks to build off of their second-place finish in 2018, as well as their dramatic win at the TSN All-Star Curling Skins Game earlier this month. Reveals Top Canadian Curlers of All-Time continues to unveil its curated list of top Canadian curlers of all time, with a special list of the top Canadian men’s curlers revealed in time for the TIM HORTONS BRIER. Based on voting from a panel of 31 curling experts and analysts, will reveal the list daily throughout the tournament, as follows:
  • Monday, March 4: Best Lead
  • Tuesday, March 5: Best 2nd
  • Wednesday, March 6: Best 3rd
  • Thursday, March 7: Best Skip
  • Friday, March 8: Best Men's Rink
  • Saturday, March 9: Top 10 All-Time Men's Curlers
TSN’s TIM HORTONS BRIER coverage is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers via and the TSN app. French-language coverage of the TIM HORTONS BRIER is available on RDS and the RDS app.

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