February 12, 2013
Team Canada's Heather Nedohin undaunted by highly accomplished field at Scotties
By CON GRIWKOWSKY, QMI Agency

Heather Nedohin, shown here at practice at the Saville Centre on Tuesday, says her team's primary goal at the Scotties is to make the playoffs. (Amber Bracken, Edmonton Sun)

Every year at the Scotties, the bling is the thing.

To the winner goes necklaces, rings and all those things gals seem to like at this time of year.

It’s also a measure of just how much experience this year’s field has.

“There’s lots of bling out there,” said Heather Nedohin, whose Team Canada foursome headed off to Kingston, Ont. Wednesday morning. “The calibre of our national championship is rising.”

Plenty of bling all right.

Former champs Jennifer Jones, Kelly Scott, six-time Scotties champ Colleen Jones (Nova Scotia second). Former junior stars Suzanne Birt of P.E.I. and Rachel Homan of Ontario nipping at their heels.


It’s not as if Nedohin is shaking in her slider, though.

Nedohin wore the Team Canada jacket at Charlottetown in 1999 as third for legendary skip Cathy King. Coach Darryl Horne was also part of the championship run. And lead Laine Peters had a few go-rounds as fifth for Jones.

“We’ve got a wealth of experience within


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