YORKTON, Sask. - Edmonton's Kevin Martin remained unbeaten at the Canada Cup of Curling after edging Winnipeg's Mike McEwen 8-7 at the Gallagher Centre on Thursday.
Martin stole a point in the 10th end for the victory when McEwen's last rock was heavy. Martin, who is coming off his second straight Brier victory, improved to 3-0 after five draws while McEwen fell to 1-2.
Toronto's Wayne Middaugh was 2-1 after posting a 7-6 win over Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., who fell to 1-2.
Defending champion Kevin Koe of Edmonton scored three in the 10th end to defeat Russ Howard of Moncton 7-5. Koe improved to 2-1 while Howard remained winless at 0-3.
Ted Appelman of Edmonton defeated Winnipeg's Kerry Burtnyk 6-4. Both rinks are 1-2.
In the only women's game, Kelly Scott of Kelowna, B.C., counted six in the seventh end of a 10-4 win over Sherry Middaugh of Coldwater, Ont. Scott improved to 2-1 while Middaugh fell to 0-3.
Two more draws were scheduled for later Thursday. The $150,000 event wraps up Sunday.