Bob Vinet recently dropped off an article featuring his seventeen-year-old granddaughter, Raygan Kirk. I don’t think he’s been this proud since being awarded a trophy at the RRCC staff curling wind-up in March of 1974.
Raygan, it turns out, had traveled with the Canadian women’s U18 team to Japan in January for the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championship. In net for the Gold Medal game, she stopped 25 of 27 shots and led Team Canada to a thrilling 3-2 overtime win over the United States. Then, to top it off, she was named most valuable player of the tournament. No wonder Bob is crowing. Continue reading