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Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

CALGARY — After a stunning bonanza of goals in their series opener, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are plotting how to limit each other's output in Friday's second game.

Oilers vow to be better after dropping Game 1 despite scoring six goals

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers scored six times at even strength on Wednesday night, but coming in a 9-6 loss to the Calgary Flames, they know they have to be much better as a team in Game 2.
Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

CALGARY — The NHL's first playoff Battle of Alberta in 31 years compensated for its long absence with an abundance of goals in the first game of the series.
Bulldog willpower and work ethic: Jason Kenney led Alberta through COVID, oil crash

Bulldog willpower and work ethic: Jason Kenney led Alberta through COVID, oil crash

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, at the founding convention of his United Conservative Party in 2018, said he'd consider members' input on policy but the bottom line was simple: “I hold the pen.
'A fine leader:' Reaction to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning after UCP review

'A fine leader:' Reaction to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning after UCP review

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday he is stepping down as leader of the United Conservative Party after the party announced he had won a leadership review with just 51.4 per cent of votes.
'Not adequate support:' Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to step down as UCP leader

'Not adequate support:' Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to step down as UCP leader

Premier Jason Kenney threw Alberta politics into a tailspin Wednesday when he narrowly won a United Conservative Party leadership review vote only to announce he was quitting the top job anyway.
Jason Kenney joins list of past Alberta premiers to resign amid party strife

Jason Kenney joins list of past Alberta premiers to resign amid party strife

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday that he is stepping down as United Conservative leader after winning 51.4 per cent support from members in a leadership review.
Hunter's wife testifies she warned husband not to drink and drive the night he died

Hunter's wife testifies she warned husband not to drink and drive the night he died

EDMONTON — A hunter's wife has testified she texted her husband not to drink and drive or get in a fight the night he and his uncle were shot to death on a rural Alberta road.
Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

CALGARY — Winnipeg's Barry Prentice was in his 20s when the spiralling inflation of the 1970s followed by double-digit interest rates in the early 1980s put home ownership completely out of reach for him and many of his friends.
Michael Stone steps in, steps up for Calgary Flames in the playoffs

Michael Stone steps in, steps up for Calgary Flames in the playoffs

CALGARY — He watched far more games than he played this season, but Flames defenceman Michael Stone came out of the press box to make an impact in the playoffs for Calgary. Calgary was one of the healthier NHL teams in 2021-22 and Stone, the No.