This week we switched things up and held our first-ever Team USA fantasy curling draft! TESN's "The Godfather" Joe Calabrese & Price Atkinson along with CurlingZone's Gerry Geurts and The Wick's executive chef/Duluth Curling Club member Dustin "Specks" Tomasetti each drafted their own women's and men's team.
Each women's and men's fantasy team were comprised of four active players plus one wild card/retired player. It was a lot of fun and you can vote at TESN.us on who you think built the best fantasy teams! Price also talked with Specks about the ongoing coronavirus situation and the harsh reality and effect it's having on local small businesses like his restaurant (Pickwick Restaurant & Pub) in downtown Duluth, Minn.
So who had the best drafts. Vote below...
Rules of the draft
- Each team is made up of 4 active players (players who played either the challenge round, USA Curing Nationals or on tour), and one "retired" player who did not play 4 person teams this year.
- Each player must be eligible to play in the US.
- Draft was serpentine #1 pick gets #8 pick, #2 pick gets #7 pick, etc.
- Don't have to pick by position
- Next game is played soon (no time for long development of a player)
Full Draft Order
Price Atkinson, Host
Price hosts The Extra Extra End Podcast for TESN.US. Episodes drop every Friday during the curling season.
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