Stoughton's new lineup on a roll

Jeff Stoughton's team defeated Joe Frans 6-2 in the final of the 2012 StuSells Toronto Tankard...

Jeff Stoughton's team defeated Joe Frans 6-2 in the final of the 2012 StuSells Toronto Tankard Monday to pick up $15,000 in prize money. (ANDY CLARK/Reuters/files)

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WINNIPEG - The Jeff Stoughton curling team is off to a strong start the curling season.

The Winnipeg rink defeated Team Joe Frans 6-2 in the final of the 2012 StuSells Toronto Tankard and received $15,000 in prize money for their win at the High Park Curling Club in Toronto. Stoughton’s team led 3-2 in the seventh before scoring three to take a commanding lead.

The team changed their lineup this year adding 2006 Olympic Gold Medallist Mark Nichols to play lead.


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