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Stars beat Blues to draw Flames, St. Louis to face Canucks

Stars beat Blues to draw Flames, St. Louis to face Canucks

EDMONTON — Joe Pavelski tied it with 31.4 seconds left in the third period, Anton Khudobin stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No.

Team says technical issues from 'unprecedented demand' left Oilers raffle in limbo

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' record-setting online 50/50 raffle from Friday with a total estimated pot of more than $15 million remained in limbo on Saturday as officials attempted to sort out technical problems that the team's management says wer
Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

EDMONTON — Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.
Vancouver Canucks beat Minnesota Wild 5-4 in overtime, advance in NHL playoffs

Vancouver Canucks beat Minnesota Wild 5-4 in overtime, advance in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Vancouver Canucks are back in the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2015, but they didn't do it the easy way.
'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

EDMONTON — Frenzy over the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw continued Friday, with fans setting a new record total estimated pot of more than $13 million. "NEW RECORD," the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation said on Twitter.
Blackhawks bounce Oilers from NHL post-season with 3-2 win in qualifying play

Blackhawks bounce Oilers from NHL post-season with 3-2 win in qualifying play

EDMONTON — The Chicago Blackhawks channelled the grit of veterans Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Corey Crawford to outwork and outhustle the hub-city host Edmonton Oilers right out of the NHL's post-season tournament on Friday.
Coyotes advance with 4-3 overtime win over Predators

Coyotes advance with 4-3 overtime win over Predators

EDMONTON — The Arizona Coyotes got a reprieve when the post-season was expanded for the NHL's restarted season, only to face the distraction of their general manager resigning right before leaving for Edmonton.

Teen charged with manslaughter in death of boy in central Alberta: RCMP

MASKWACIS, Alta. — RCMP in central Alberta say a 13-year-old has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of a 10-year-old boy. Police say officers in Maskwacis, south of Edmonton, received a call at 4 a.m.
Enerplus restarting North Dakota production despite threat to pipeline

Enerplus restarting North Dakota production despite threat to pipeline

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. says it has restored North Dakota crude oil production halted during the pandemic-linked oil price crash in May despite a court ruling last month that the Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down.
Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it plans to join three other provinces in exploring small-scale nuclear technology.