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‘Any suggestions?’ – Jamie Koe desperate at misery Brier for NWT

Northwest Territories skip Jamie Koe suffered his sixth straight defeat as a miserable week at curling’s Brier continued.

John Morris and Team Canada beat the NWT 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon, following an 11-3 defeat by Manitoba that morning.

Koe and the NWT remain winless at the men’s national championship.

Standings: Round robin at the Brier

“Any suggestions?” Tweeted Koe on Tuesday as the run of defeats continued. That morning, he had simply tweeted: “#badcurler“.

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The NWT’s results are testing the team’s “keep calm and Koe on” maxim to the limit.

“Apparently there is practice ice,” Koe had tweeted on Monday. In a light-hearted response, governing body Curling Canada claimed it was Koe’s first trip to the Brier’s after-hours practice ice in nine years.

Meanwhile, brother Kevin Koe – leading the Alberta team at the Brier – has recovered from a brief bout of sickness he attributed to either food poisoning or a flu bug.

The Koe brothers face each other in round-robin play on Wednesday evening.

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