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A weekly conversation with the players and storytellers of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

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Nov 27, 2016

Art Lobel was born near Virden, Manitoba, then started curling as a teenager in Winnipeg...except he wasn't very good.  He was actually more skilled at target shooting.  Eventually Art made his way to Quebec and his curling improved. Quite a bit in fact.  Art qualified for the Canadian Mixed, then appeared in 5 Briers...


Nov 21, 2016

Terry Braunstein has the unique distinction of a rule being named after him.  Until recently (2015), the "Braunstein Rule" prohibited junior teams of high school ages from competing in mens and womens Tankard playdowns.  Terry, along with brother Ron, Ray Turnbull and Jack Van Hellemond surprised the Manitoba...


Nov 12, 2016

Pat Ryan grew up curling in Winnipeg, where he perfected his tuck slide delivery, but found his greatest success in Alberta.  Following his heartbreaking loss to Al Hackner in the 1985 Brier, Pat would go on to build a team with Randy Ferbey, Don Walchuk and Don McKenzie.  The "Ryan Express" won back-to-back Briers in...