Team McEwen | Team Carruthers | Ryan Fry | Matt Dunstone | John Morris
* standings / results as of 11:30 am on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Mike McEwen, B.J. Neufeld, Matt Wozniak, Denni Neufeld
Following a shaky start to the 2016-17 season, Team McEwen has been delivering solid performances at nearly every Grand Slam event this year. McEwen got the better of fellow Manitoban rink Team Carruthers to kick off the Roar of the Rings, and are one of only two undefeated teams in a deep men’s field.
*ROTR record: 3-0
Reid Carruthers, Braeden Moskowy. Derek Samagalski, Colin Hodgson
Team Carruthers had an outstanding 2016-17 season and haven’t slowed down this year. Team Carruthers earned their Olympic trials berth by winning the 2016 Canada Cup, and today are looking strong after a tough 2-0 start to the Roar.
*ROTR record: 2-2
Players on non-Manitoban rinks:
Team Jacobs – Ryan Fry
Team Jacobs and Manitoban Ryan Fry are looking for a chance to defend their 2014 Olympic title at this year’s Roar of the Rings trials.
*ROTR record: 2-1
Team Laycock – Matt Dunstone
Manitoba’s Matt Dunstone joined Team Laycock in March of this year as vice-skip. The 22-year-old saw a huge amount of success in his junior career, with two Canadian Junior Championship titles and two World Championships bronze medals.
*ROTR record: 1-3
Team Morris – John Morris
Originally from Manitoba, John Morris currently skips his own rink out of Vernon, B.C. Morris is a Vancouver 2010 Gold Medallist and formed his own rink in 2013.
*ROTR record: 0-3