Glenn Howard, Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Martin, and Kevin Koe Voted into THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by

Glenn Howard, Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Martin, and Kevin Koe Voted into THE 
DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's 
- Fans cast more than half a million votes for the inaugural All-Star edition 
of TSN's annual curling skins event -
- Olympic gold medallist John Morris is the #1 vote getter with 29,677 votes 
followed by fellow Team Martin teammates Marc Kennedy (#2) and Ben Hebert (#3) 
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- Random draw of All-Star curlers airs live on Thursday, Jan. 17 on TSN -  
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TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The polls have now closed and more than 550,000 
votes have been counted, with Glenn Howard, Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Martin, and 
Kevin Koe all voted into THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by 
Pinty's. The world-class skips will compete in TSN's annual curling skins 
event playing for $100,000 in prize money during THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING 
SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's on January 19-20, 2013 live on TSN from Casino 
Rama in Rama, ON. 
<< MEDIA NOTE: for accreditation to THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME 
Presented by Pinty's please email greg.mcisaac@bellmedia.ca >> 
Howard, Stoughton, Martin, and Koe will all be playing with new teams as they 
draw players from a group of 12 curlers also voted into the skins game. The 
thirds, seconds, and leads voted into the game include Olympic gold medallists 
John Morris (third), Marc Kennedy second, and Ben Hebert (lead). Morris 
amassed a whopping 29,677 votes to become the #1 vote getter, while Kennedy 
garnered 29,482 votes and Hebert earned 28,751 votes to rank #2 and #3 
respectively. 
The top four curlers at each position - skip, third, second, and lead - who 
qualified for THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's 
are as follows (click here for a PDF): 
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|Position|         Name   |  Number of   |
|        |                | Votes Earned |
|________|________________|______________|
|        |Glenn Howard    |      24,284  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Jeff Stoughton  |      23,684  |
|   SKIP |________________|______________|
|        |Kevin Martin    |      22,596  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Kevin Koe       |      19,181  |
|________|________________|______________|
|        |John Morris     |      29,677  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Jon Mead        |      28,436  |
|  THIRD |________________|______________|
|        |Pat Simmons     |      18,010  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |B.J. Neufeld    |      13,993  |
|________|________________|______________|
|        |Marc Kennedy    |      29,482  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Carter Rycroft  |      21,672  |
| SECOND |________________|______________|
|        |Brent Laing     |      21,032  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Reid Carruthers |      19,665  |
|________|________________|______________|
|        |Ben Hebert      |      28,751  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        |Craig Savill    |      23,815  |
|   LEAD |________________|______________|
|        |Steve Gould     |      20,005  |
|        |________________|______________|
|        | Nolan Thiessen |      18,555  |
|________|________________|______________| 
All-Star Draw
As part of this year's new All-Star qualifying format, the teams will be 
determined by random draw during a live broadcast on Thursday, Jan. 17 on TSN. 
The 30-minute TSN original production will feature Glenn Howard, Jeff 
Stoughton, Kevin Martin, and Kevin Koe drawing the names of the third, second, 
and lead that they will compete with during the two-day skins game. 
Skip profiles Glenn Howard (Ontario) - Reigning World Champion Glenn Howard is 
coming off a banner season after being crowned Brier Champion and earning his 
fourth World title (1987, 1993, 2007, 2012). The Midland, ON native is no 
stranger to the TSN skins game, having won the event in 2001. Howard's career 
TSN skins earnings total $169,900. 
Jeff Stoughton (Manitoba) - 2012 Canada Cup winner Jeff Stoughton is making 
his fourth TSN skins game appearance. The three-time Brier Champion and 
two-time World Champion's resume also includes victories at the 2003 Players' 
Championships, 2004 World Cup of Curling and the 2006 Canadian Open of 
Curling. Stoughton has won a total of $34,500 in TSN skins game prize money. 
Kevin Martin (Alberta) - Kevin Martin won gold at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic 
Winter Games, adding this elusive title to his already impressive resume that 
includes World Champion (2008), four Brier championships (1991, 1997, 2008, 
2009) and a silver medal at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games. 
Throughout his career Martin has won five TSN skins titles (1997, 1998, 2004, 
2007, 2011), making him the leading money earner in TSN skins history with 
$418,850 in winnings. 
Kevin Koe (Alberta) - Defending champion Kevin Koe returns for his third year 
after winning his first TSN skins title and $43,900 in prize money in January 
2012. The Calgary resident is the 2010 Brier and World Champion making him the 
youngest skip to win the Brier since 1992. Koe has pocketed a total of $51,900 
in TSN skins game prize money over the past two years. 
Sponsors for this year's event include The Dominion, Pinty's, Casino Rama, 
Chartered Accountants, ASPIRIN, The Source, and Carlton Cards. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
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