TSN Announces Draw and Broadcast Schedule for January’s PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME

— November 18, 2014

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BANFF, ALTA. (November 18, 2014) – With the 2014-15 curling season set to sweep curling fans across Canada, TSN today announced the draw and broadcast schedule for the fan-favourite PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME at The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre in Banff National Park from January 16-18, 2015. 

Complete event information for the PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME is available on the event’s dedicated microsite, TSN.ca/curlingskins, which launches today. 

Draw and Broadcast Schedule
Highlighted by rematches and rivalries, the key storylines leading into the PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME include:

  • A rematch of the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts final between Team Homan and Team Sweeting in the event’s opening draw
  • A reunion between 2014 Tim Hortons Brier finalists, with skip John Morris taking on national champion Kevin Koe and his new dream team in the second draw
  • A face-off between Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games gold medallist Jennifer Jones and her former Manitoba rival Chelsea Carey in the third draw
  • A Saturday night prime-time battle between Sochi 2014 gold medallists Team Jacobs and their Ontario rivals, led by skip Glenn Howard in the last draw ahead of the finals             

The draws and broadcast schedule* for next year’s PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME are as follows:

Friday, Jan.16
8 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Homan vs. Team Sweeting 

Saturday Jan. 17
11 a.m. ET on TSN – Team Morris vs. Team Koe
4 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Jones vs. Team Carey
9 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Jacobs vs. Team Howard 

Sunday Jan.18
3 p.m. ET on TSN – Women's Final
8 p.m. ET on TSN – Men's Final

With the addition of a women’s competition for the first time since 2003, TSN’s total broadcast coverage doubles from nine to 18 hours and expands the total number of draws from three to six. 

Ticket and Accommodation Packages
Exclusive accommodation and ticket packages for the PINTY’S ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME are now available. Fans can visit RimrockResort.com/TSN or call 1-888-RIMROCK for information on the hotel’s various packages. 

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 26, ticket packs will be available for purchase through The Banff Centre. Fans can call 1-800-413-8368 for information. 

Sweep the Town with Pros
New this year, fans have the chance to win a Pinty's VIP Night with two of Canada’s top curlers. Fans may enter the contest once a day at TSN.ca/curlingskins for a chance to ‘Sweep the Town with Pros’ and win:

  • A VIP session with Brad Jacobs and Rachel Homan
  • A meet and greet session at a local curling club
  • A prize package, and more 

Featured Teams 

MEN’S TEAMS

WOMEN’S TEAMS

TEAM HOWARD

Glenn Howard

Richard Hart

Jon Mead

Craig Savill

TEAM CAREY

Chelsea Carey

Laura Crocker

Taylor McDonald

Jen Gates

TEAM JACOBS

Brad Jacobs

Ryan Fry

E.J. Harnden

Ryan Harnden

TEAM HOMAN

Rachel Homan

Emma Miskew

Joanne Courtney

Lisa Weagle

TEAM KOE

Kevin Koe

Marc Kennedy

Brent Laing

Ben Hebert

TEAM JONES

Jennifer Jones

Kaitlyn Lawes

Jill Officer

Dawn Askin

TEAM MORRIS

John Morris

Pat Simmons

Carter Rycroft

Nolan Thiessen

TEAM SWEETING

Val Sweeting

Lori Olson-Johns

Dana Ferguson

Rachelle Brown

Curling on TSN
As the official broadcaster of the Canadian Curling Association, TSN broadcasts more than 300 hours of live Season of Champions curling each year, including the Tim Hortons Brier and Scotties Tournament Of Hearts, Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, World Women’s Curling Championship, Home Hardware Canada Cup, WFG Continental Cup, and M&M Canadian Juniors. 

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*Subject to change

- TSN -

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