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Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

EDMONTON — Nikolaj Ehlers' first NHL playoff goal couldn't have come at a better time for him and the Winnipeg Jets.

More corporate meetings to go virtual after success during pandemic

CALGARY — Any shareholder who's ever endured hours of travel to attend a company's annual meeting is in for good news in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man dies after being found in North Saskatchewan River southwest of Edmonton

EDMONTON — A 53-year old man has died after he was found in the North Saskatchewan River near Edmonton. RCMP say officers responded to Devon Voyageur Park near the Highway 60 bridge southwest of Edmonton just before 4 p.m. Sunday. Cpl.
Wild blank Canucks 3-0 to take early series lead, Stalock earns shutout

Wild blank Canucks 3-0 to take early series lead, Stalock earns shutout

EDMONTON — Alex Stalock and an unyielding Minnesota Wild defence frustrated the Vancouver Canucks' top shooters en route to a 3-0 win to open their NHL qualifying series Sunday.
Coyotes start fast, hold off Predators 4-3 in Game 1

Coyotes start fast, hold off Predators 4-3 in Game 1

EDMONTON — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona’s three first-period goals, a healthy Phil Kessel had two assists and the Coyotes held on to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba raises fist for Canadian, American anthems

EDMONTON — Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba raised his right fist for "The Star Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" prior to his team's first game of the NHL's restart against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday at Rogers Place.

Kadri scores buzzer-beating goal as Avalanche beat Blues

EDMONTON — Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in Western Conference round-robin play Sunday night.

NHL notebook Jets not happy with Flames forward; Habs gain pivotal experience

EDMONTON — While offering no update on the status of two injured forwards on Sunday, Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice continued to direct criticism at a player he felt was responsible for one of his key charges leaving the ice.
Coyotes hold off Predators 4-3 in series opener

Coyotes hold off Predators 4-3 in series opener

EDMONTON — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona's three first-period goals, a healthy Phil Kessel had two assists and the Coyotes held on to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Calgary police say armed jewellery store robbers used tear gas and pepper spray

Calgary police say armed jewellery store robbers used tear gas and pepper spray

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are searching for the suspects in a jewellery store robbery at a shopping mall where they say the thieves were armed and used tear gas.