Chris Rees, Carl Bax, coach Paul Emmett, Alec Denys and Shauna Petrie
Chris Rees, who led teammates Carl Bax, Alec Denys and Shauna Petrie to victory in the Ontario Provincials last month, told InsideToronto.com: "Home ice advantage was a significant advantage this year. I was able to sleep at home, hot showers, comfortable."
Chris talks among other things, about his previous record at the Nationals, including what he remembers as a narrow defeat by By BC's Jim Armstrong in 2008.
"I had a good chance three years ago, you know. I had the (winning) points in the house and it came down to last rock, and Jim Armstrong, who is the current skip of Team Canada, he made the shot and it won the game.
"It was heartbreaking because I did everything I could and I wasn't in charge of my own destiny at that point because he had last rock.
"He made the shot and he won the nationals. I won a silver."
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