That Brad Jacobs and his Canadian men's curling team were at their dominating best in their gold medal game win over Great Britain, at the Sochi Olympics, is for certain.
What is also for certain, now, is that the coach of their opposition, Soran Gran, inadvertently gave the Canadians a little fuel for their competitive fire, with comments he made the day before the game.
"Definitely more motivation," said Jacobs, of the comments, which took aim at the team's propensity to show lots of emotion while competing. Jacobs, Ryan Fry, and brothers E.J. and Ryan Harnden can often be seen celebrating good shots with a great holler and lamenting bad ones with a broom slam.
In speaking with reporters on Thursday, Gran complained about the Jacobs team's demeanor on the ice during games. From QMI Agency:
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"The aggressive style we have seen from the Canadians here, that's something I don't like about the sport. I don't think it helps anyone. It doesn't help the player and it doesn't help his