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Flames outlast Stars in OT to seize series win, advance to second round

Flames outlast Stars in OT to seize series win, advance to second round

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames won a playoff series for just the second time in the last 17 years with Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Dallas Stars in the seventh and deciding game of their series.
Trial to begin for father, son accused of killing Metis hunters in rural Alberta

Trial to begin for father, son accused of killing Metis hunters in rural Alberta

EDMONTON — A jury trial is to begin today for a man and his son who are accused of killing two Metis hunters. Roger Bilodeau and his son Anthony Bilodeau are charged with second-degree murder.
Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not mentally moved on to what’s next. “I don’t even know who we play,” Gallant said with a chuckle.

CFL teams start cancelling training camp workouts after contract talks break off

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders attempted to return to some sort of normality at McMahon Stadium on Sunday under unusual circumstances.
'We're not done': Edmonton Oilers keen on continuing deep playoff push

'We're not done': Edmonton Oilers keen on continuing deep playoff push

EDMONTON — The Oilers aren't settling for the second round. Edmonton moved on to the next phase of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-0 victory over the L.A.
Project Moon Woman: Officer with Alberta's Blood Tribe fights human trafficking

Project Moon Woman: Officer with Alberta's Blood Tribe fights human trafficking

STANDOFF, ALBERTA — It took a few years on the job for Const. Jennaye Norris to realize the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta has a human trafficking problem. Norris, 29, has been with the Blood Tribe Police Service for almost nine years.
Mike Smith, Oilers blank Kings 2-0 in Game 7 to reach second round

Mike Smith, Oilers blank Kings 2-0 in Game 7 to reach second round

EDMONTON — Captain Connor McDavid has seen his team through to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

CP NewsAlert: Oilers down Kings 2-0, advance to second round of Stanley Cup playoffs

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers are through to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs after beating the L.A. Kings 2-0 in Game 7. Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist, and Mike Smith stopped 28 shots for his second shutout of the series.
Oilers' Draisaitl take part in warm-ups before Game 7 against Kings

Oilers' Draisaitl take part in warm-ups before Game 7 against Kings

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl was on the ice Saturday as the Edmonton Oilers warmed up for Game 7 of the first-round NHL playoff series against the L.A. Kings.
Flames coach Darryl Sutter brings Game 7 savvy to series finale against Stars

Flames coach Darryl Sutter brings Game 7 savvy to series finale against Stars

CALGARY — Most Calgary Flames players lack Game 7 experience in the NHL playoffs, but their coach doesn't. Darryl Sutter owns the best all-time record among NHL head coaches at 7-3 in best-of-seven series that reach a Game 7 finale.