Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Niklas Edin, Brad Jacobs, Kevin Koe Advance to A Final at Canadian Open

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Niklas Edin, Brad Jacobs, Kevin Koe Advance to A Final at Canadian Open

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Edin, Jacobs, Koe advance at Canadian Open

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NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Niklas Edin, Brad Jacobs and Kevin Koe all advanced to the A final of the triple knockout preliminary round at the Canadian Open on Wednesday, the fourth event on the Grand Slam of Curling's schedule.

The event features a triple knockout preliminary round where teams must win three games before they lose three in order to qualify for the playoffs.

Sweden's Edin topped Mike McEwen 7-5 in the fifth draw, scoring a deuce in the seventh end to earn the victory.

McEwen, from Winnipeg, had just defeated John Morris of Vernon, B.C., in the fourth draw. McEwen (1-1) drops to the B stage of the brackets.

Edin will face American John Shuster during Thursday's action for a playoff spot. …

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