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Skinner, Edmonton Oilers look to make adjustments ahead of pivotal Game 4

Skinner, Edmonton Oilers look to make adjustments ahead of pivotal Game 4

EDMONTON — Stuart Skinner has been here before. Like every professional hockey player, the Edmonton Oilers goalie has weathered periods of patchy play over his career. Now he's looking to those experiences as he fights to regain his form.
Alberta to investigate police crackdown on pro-Palestinian campus protests

Alberta to investigate police crackdown on pro-Palestinian campus protests

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says her government will ask the province’s police watchdog to investigate how officers forcibly cleared out two pro-Palestinian protests on university campuses.
John Bean to step down as Flames president and CEO, will be replaced by Robert Hayes

John Bean to step down as Flames president and CEO, will be replaced by Robert Hayes

Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation president and chief executive officer John Bean will step down and be replaced by Robert Hayes.
Stampeders sign first draft pick Labrosse after his NFL camp

Stampeders sign first draft pick Labrosse after his NFL camp

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed the team's first overall pick in this year's CFL draft. The Stampeders chose defensive back Ben Labrosse of Greenfield Park, Que., fourth overall.
Soucy suspended one game, Zadorov fined for cross-checks on McDavid

Soucy suspended one game, Zadorov fined for cross-checks on McDavid

EDMONTON — Vancouver Canucks defenceman Carson Soucy has been suspended one game for a cross-check on Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid.

Canucks' Carson Soucy suspended 1 game for cross-checking Oilers star Connor McDavid in the face

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Carson Soucy was suspended one game on Monday for a cross-check on Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid.
Light rain expected to help Fort McMurray wildfire as Grande Prairie blaze to grow

Light rain expected to help Fort McMurray wildfire as Grande Prairie blaze to grow

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Crews battling an out-of-control wildfire outside Fort McMurray, Alta., were expecting a little help from light rain and favourable winds on Monday.
Petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek fails after falling far short of target

Petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek fails after falling far short of target

CALGARY — The petition effort to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek has officially failed. The city clerk says the petition collected fewer than 70,000 signatures, well short of the 514,000 needed under provincial law for the recall to kick in.
Alberta NDP leadership hopeful Gil McGowan drops out as membership hits all time high

Alberta NDP leadership hopeful Gil McGowan drops out as membership hits all time high

Alberta NDP leadership candidate Gil McGowan says he's bowing out of the race to replace Rachel Notley. McGowan says the final instalment of the $60,000 entrance fee proved to be too high a bar.
Boeser, Lindholm score twice, Canucks hold off Oilers for 4-3 win in Game 3

Boeser, Lindholm score twice, Canucks hold off Oilers for 4-3 win in Game 3

EDMONTON — He's played just six NHL playoff games, but Arturs Silovs is already earning a reputation for stepping up in big moments.