TSN’s Season of Champions curling continues with the 2019 SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS – one of the 60+ championship events that live on TSN – beginning today (Feb. 15) and running until Feb. 24. Canada’s best women’s curlers clash at the Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S., opening with the Wild Card Game tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN3 (complete broadcast schedule is available here).
Calling all the action from Sydney is play-by-play announcer Vic Rauter alongside analysts Cheryl Bernard, a 2010 Olympic silver medallist; and Russ Howard, a two-time BRIER and MEN’S WORLD CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS winner and 2006 Olympic gold medallist. Bryan Mudryk delivers the play-by-play call for morning draws, with three-time SCOTTIES champion Cathy Gauthier serving as analyst.
The field at the 2019 Scotties Tournament Of Hearts features:
- Team Canada – Skip: Jennifer Jones
- Team Alberta – Skip: Chelsea Carey
- Team British Columbia – Skip: Sarah Wark
- Team Manitoba – Skip: Tracy Fleury
- Team New Brunswick – Skip: Andrea Crawford
- Team Newfoundland & Labrador – Skip: Kelli Sharpe
- Team Northern Ontario – Skip: Krista McCarville
- Team Northwest Territories – Skip: Kerry Galusha
- Team Nova Scotia – Skip: Jill Brothers
- Team Nunavut – Skip: Jenine Bodner
- Team Ontario – Skip: Rachel Homan
- Team Prince Edward Island – Skip: Suzanne Birt
- Team Québec – Skip: Gabrielle Lavoie
- Team Saskatchewan – Skip: Robyn Silvernagle
- Team Yukon – Skip: Nicole Baldwin
In addition to the teams listed above, Team Einarson from Manitoba and Team Scheidegger from Alberta will face off in the Wild Card Game tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET, with the winner serving as the 16th team in the tournament.
Curling Day in Canada on TSN
TSN.ca Reveals Top Canadian Curlers of All-Time
In alignment with the SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS, TSN.ca unveils a special list of the top Canadian women’s curlers of all-time. The results are based on voting from a panel of 31 curling experts and analysts and will be revealed daily throughout the tournament. The men’s results will be revealed during the 2019 TIM HORTONS BRIER, taking place March 1-10 on TSN.
The schedule for the women’s categories to be announced is below:
- Saturday, Feb. 16: Introduction by Bob Weeks
- Monday, Feb. 18: Best Lead
- Tuesday, Feb. 19: Best 2nd
- Wednesday, Feb. 20: Best 3rd
- Thursday, Feb. 21: Best Skip
- Friday, Feb. 22: Best Women’s Rink
- Saturday, Feb. 23: Top 10 All-Time Women’s Curlers
TSN’s SCOTTIES coverage is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app. French-language coverage of the SCOTTIES is available on RDS and the RDS app.