NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., threw a perfect game to eliminate Saskatoon's Steve Laycock from the quarter-finals of the Canadian Open 5-2 on Saturday at the Grand Slam of Curling event.
Gushue will face Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in the semis. Jacobs advanced with a 7-3 victory over Winnipeg's Mike McEwen.
Niklas Edin of Sweden was the first through to the semifinals making short work of Edmonton's Brendan Bottcher winning 7-1 in just five ends.
Edin will play John Morris after his Vernon, B.C., team also motored into the semis taking down American John Shuster 7-1.