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Canada needs just six ends to win world women’s curling opener

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It didn’t take long for Team Canada to make a statement at the world women’s curling championship in Prince George.

The Canadians in the opening draw whipped Italy 9-2 in just six ends.

Canadian Skip Kerri Einarson was nearly perfect in the match, hitting 96% of her shots.

Turkey (white) and Sweden in action at the 2022 World Women’s Curling Championship (D. Bain, My PG Now staff)

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Canada picked up deuces in the second, fourth and fifth ends and stole three more in the second to grab a 9-1 lead after five.

In other action, USA crushed Czech Republic 9-2 and Sweden beat Turkey 9-6.

Sweden was incredibly efficient, averaging 93.75% on its shots.

The closest game of the afternoon went into an extra end before South Korea beat Norway 7-6 after Norway scored three in the 10th.

The second draw in the 13-team round robin goes at 7:oo tonight at CN Centre.

Match-ups include:

  • Denmark vs. Germany
  • Canada vs. Norway
  • Scotland vs. Switzerland
  • Japan vs. Turkey

Results, upcoming games and standings can be found here.

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