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Team McEwen Claims the Princess Auto Elite 10 Title in Winnipeg

– The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season continues with the Players’ Championship, April 10-15 in Toronto –
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 WINNIPEG (March 18, 2018) Wrapping up four days of world-class competition at St. James Civic Centre, hometown hero Team McEwen (Winnipeg) has captured the Princess Auto Elite 10 title.

Claiming its first Grand Slam title of the season over Team Gushue (St.John’s, NL) Sunday morning, Team McEwen collects $28,000 of the $100,000 purse and qualifies for the Humpty’s Champions Cup, the final Grand Slam event of the season.

“It was the perfect weekend to do it – at home and a little luck of the Irish,” said skip Mike McEwen. “We played so well from start to finish and just fell in love with this format. A lot of really good ideas were implemented in this Grand Slam. It’s exciting to be part of that.

The 2017-18 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season resumes with the Players’ Championship beginning Tuesday, April 10 at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto. The sixth of seven events on the Grand Slam calendar, the Players’ Championship will feature the top 12 men’s and women’s curlers from around the world.

Additional events in the 2017-18 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling series include:

  • Players’ Championship – Toronto, ON (April 10-15, Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre)
  • Humpty’s Champions Cup – Calgary, AB (April 24-29, WinSport Arena, Canada Olympic Park)

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