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Lightning romp to 8-2 win over Isles to open East finals

Lightning romp to 8-2 win over Isles to open East finals

EDMONTON — Braydon Point and the well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning resembled a refreshed team eager to come off an extended break after switching cities in the NHL playoff bubble.
Senators forward Bobby Ryan recipient of Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Senators forward Bobby Ryan recipient of Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

EDMONTON — Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan was named the 2019-20 recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Monday after publicly sharing his battle with alcohol issues.

Return of Reaves adds more grit to Vegas-Dallas West final

EDMONTON — Ryan Reaves stood in the tunnel outside the locker room, fist-bumping his Vegas teammates as they marched to the ice.

Better weather helps crews hold wildfire north of Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — Crews battling a wildfire that was burning out of control north of Banff National Park have been getting some help from the weather.
Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

CALGARY — A central Alberta doctor says some clinics have stopped allowing patients to carry bags and backpacks since a family doctor was killed on the job last month. Dr.
Shutdown Stars: Dallas beats Vegas 1-0 in West final Game 1

Shutdown Stars: Dallas beats Vegas 1-0 in West final Game 1

EDMONTON — Two days after they and the Vegas Golden Knights each won a hard-fought Game 7 to move on, the Dallas Stars figured there might be an emotional letdown at the start of the Western Conference final.
Dumba honoured for by NHL for anti-racism, community efforts

Dumba honoured for by NHL for anti-racism, community efforts

EDMONTON — Matt Dumba figured out early in his NHL career that being a minority player in a predominantly white sport carried with it some extra responsibility, so he began doing community outreach in Minnesota.
Officials hopeful cooler, wet weather will slow wildfire north of Banff National Park

Officials hopeful cooler, wet weather will slow wildfire north of Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — Crews battling an out-of-control wildfire that's been growing north of Banff National Park are hopeful that cooler temperatures and a wet forecast will make their jobs easier.

Unique circumstances give NHL's its first 'Final Four'

EDMONTON — When the Tampa Bay Lightning checked into the JW Marriott across the street from Rogers Place, coach Jon Cooper ran into half of the Vegas Golden Knights and rode the elevator with some Dallas Stars players.
Vegas' Reaves suspended for West final Game for hit to head

Vegas' Reaves suspended for West final Game for hit to head

EDMONTON — Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves will miss the opener of Western Conference final against Dallas after the NHL suspended him a game for an illegal check to the head of Vancouver's Tyler Motte.