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How did this happen? Vegas grapples with 5-game series loss

EDMONTON — Peter DeBoer didn't prepare a speech to give his Vegas Golden Knights in the event they lost Game 5 of the Western Conference final to end their run in the NHL bubble, because he didn't think they'd lose.
Stars on to Stanley Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

Stars on to Stanley Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

EDMONTON — Jamie Benn and Dallas enjoyed the moment so much that the relative silence was pretty much an afterthought. The Stars are going to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years.

Hot tubs and meat: Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers

BROOKS, Alta. — Mounties in Alberta are trying to find a transport truck operating under a bogus business name that picked up $230,000 worth of beef then disappeared. RCMP say suspicions were raised Aug.
Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools

Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says she recognizes measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in schools are a big inconvenience to families. Dr.
U.S. wildfire smoke blankets B.C., wafts east to Alberta, affecting air quality

U.S. wildfire smoke blankets B.C., wafts east to Alberta, affecting air quality

Vancouver's air quality is among the worst in the world, Environment Canada said Monday, as wildfire smoke continued to waft across the border from the United States, even reaching parts of Alberta.
Calgary Flames remove "interim" label, continue with head coach Geoff Ward

Calgary Flames remove "interim" label, continue with head coach Geoff Ward

CALGARY — Geoff Ward made his NHL head coaching debut, finished his first season and will start his second all in unusual circumstances. The 58-year-old from Waterloo, Ont.
Abandoned campfire caused wildfire near Banff park: forestry officials

Abandoned campfire caused wildfire near Banff park: forestry officials

CANMORE, Alta. — Fire officials say a wildfire that was burning out of control north of Banff National Park earlier this month was caused by an abandoned campfire.
Calfrac delays vote on recapitalization plan to Sept. 29 after Wilks Brothers offer

Calfrac delays vote on recapitalization plan to Sept. 29 after Wilks Brothers offer

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. is postponing a vote on its recapitalization plan following an unsolicited takeover offer for the company by Texas-based Wilks Brothers LLC last week.
Alberta judge orders additional psychiatric exam for doctor slaying suspect

Alberta judge orders additional psychiatric exam for doctor slaying suspect

RED DEER, Alta. — A judge has ordered another psychiatric exam for a man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta. Deng Mabiour is charged with first-degree murder in last month's slaying of Dr.
Quick-strike Lightning beat Islanders, on verge of final

Quick-strike Lightning beat Islanders, on verge of final

EDMONTON — While the New York Islanders were celebrating Brock Nelson scoring the first goal of the game, Tampa Bay Lightning centre Yanni Gourde was steaming about giving it up. Coach Jon Cooper decided to keep him on the ice for some redemption.