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Koe defeats Stoughton 5-2 to capture TSN Curling Skins Game crown

01/08/2012 04:40 EST | Updated 03/09/2012 05:12 EST
RAMA, Ont. - Edmonton's Kevin Koe defeated Winnipeg's Jeff Stoughton 5-2 to capture the 2012 TSN Curling Skins Game on Sunday.

It marked the first time Koe has won the TSN skins game. His rink took home $23,600 from Sunday's final to go with $10,300 from his semifinal win over Edmonton's Kevin Martin on Saturday along with a $10,000 bonus for winning the tournament.

The $49,300 gives Koe a total of $51,900 in earnings in this event the past two years.

Stoughton earned $8,400 from the final and $23,200 from the tournament.

Martin finished third overall in earnings with $6,700.

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