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Edmonton Oilers on the brink of a Stanley Cup win after improbable comeback

Edmonton Oilers on the brink of a Stanley Cup win after improbable comeback

EDMONTON — A storybook Stanley Cup win is there for the Edmonton Oilers. A win away from rewriting some NHL history, the Oilers headed to Florida on Saturday for Monday's Game 7 that seemed improbable a week earlier.

Oilers' penalty kill has made a major difference in the Stanley Cup Final against the Panthers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — For all the talk going into the Stanley Cup Final about the Edmonton Oilers' vaunted power play and how Florida might have to adjust to stay out of the box, their penalty kill has actually been one of the biggest difference m
Zach Hyman hits 70 goals in 2023-24, Oilers force Game 7 in Cup final

Zach Hyman hits 70 goals in 2023-24, Oilers force Game 7 in Cup final

EDMONTON — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could only watch. The Edmonton Oilers forward had just sprung linemate Zach Hyman on a breakaway in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final. "Waiting, waiting, waiting," Nugent-Hopkins said.
'Build relationships on both sides': Provinces make push ahead of U.S. election

'Build relationships on both sides': Provinces make push ahead of U.S. election

WASHINGTON — Provinces are reaching out to Democrats and Republicans alike to make their case for co-operation, bolstering efforts by the federal government to ensure Canada is prepared for any outcome in the upcoming United States election.
Conservatives avoid staking out clear position on supervised consumption sites

Conservatives avoid staking out clear position on supervised consumption sites

OTTAWA — As debate around the Liberals' drug policy dominated parts of the spring House of Commons sitting, the Conservatives are offering little insight into what approach they would take when it comes to supervised consumption sites.
'It was worth it': Former Alberta premier Rachel Notley bids farewell as NDP leader

'It was worth it': Former Alberta premier Rachel Notley bids farewell as NDP leader

CALGARY — Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley has formally bid goodbye to the party that, on her watch, won government for the first and only time in 2015.

Nick Cousins returns for the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nick Cousins played every game of the Florida Panthers' 2023 run to the Stanley Cup Final and 69 more during this past season.
Knoblauch's challenge swings momentum in Edmonton's Game 6 Cup final win

Knoblauch's challenge swings momentum in Edmonton's Game 6 Cup final win

EDMONTON — It seemed risky, but Edmonton Oilers head coach Kris Knoblauch was certain Aleksander Barkov's goal was offside Friday.
Cheering fans jam Edmonton plaza as Oilers force winner-take-all Stanley Cup final

Cheering fans jam Edmonton plaza as Oilers force winner-take-all Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — Thousands of deliriously happy fans of the Edmonton Oilers roared as one Friday as the hometown blue and orange ran over the Florida Panthers to set up a winner-take-all Game 7 in the Stanley Cup final.
Oilers force Game 7 of Stanley Cup final with 5-1 win over Panthers

Oilers force Game 7 of Stanley Cup final with 5-1 win over Panthers

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid dragged his team back into the Stanley Cup fight. Edmonton's supporting cast grabbed the reins from their superstar captain Friday. Now the Oilers are one win from history. And the Panthers sit one loss from infamy.