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Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Vegas Golden Knights finally found a crack in the stone wall of Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko, firing shot after shot at him Friday until — finally — one puck went bar down to knock the last Canadian team out of the NHL p

Stars, Golden Knights win Game 7s to reach Western finals

EDMONTON — Joel Kiviranta completed a hat track 7:24 into overtime to give Dallas a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in Game 7, sending the Stars to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2008.
Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

EDMONTON — Joel Kiviranta had the most unlikely of all the goals in a wild playoff series between Dallas and Colorado, sending the Stars further than they have been in 12 years Three of them for the rookie in a thrilling Game 7, including the winner
Demko perfect as Canucks blank Golden Knights 4-0; Vancouver ties series 3-3

Demko perfect as Canucks blank Golden Knights 4-0; Vancouver ties series 3-3

EDMONTON — Goaltender Thatcher Demko has gone from riding the bench to crafting a storybook playoff season in the span of 72 hours and he's taking the Vancouver Canucks along for the ride.
Edmonton park for fallen officers vandalized with anti-police graffiti

Edmonton park for fallen officers vandalized with anti-police graffiti

EDMONTON — Police are investigating graffiti at a park in downtown Edmonton dedicated to officers who have died in the line of duty. A statue and a plaque in the park were spray-painted, with one scrawl containing a derogatory phrase about police.

Hot tub heist: RCMP investigate spas stolen from Alberta manufacturing site

THORSBY, Alta. — Mounties in central Alberta are looking for a thief who might be in some hot water. RCMP say seven hot tubs were stolen from an Arctic Spas manufacturing site in Thorsby, about 70 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.

Record high lumber, panel prices drive Alberta stumpage fees to new heights

CALGARY — Record high prices for lumber and construction panelling are creating a resource revenue boost for the coffers of the Alberta government, partly making up for huge declines in oil and gas returns.
Five clients test positive: COVID-19 outbreak at Calgary homeless shelter

Five clients test positive: COVID-19 outbreak at Calgary homeless shelter

CALGARY — A homeless shelter in downtown Calgary is working to contain an outbreak of COVID-19 after five people staying there tested positive for the virus.

Hockey Canada cancels three events due to COVID-19 pandemic

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has cancelled three events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Push on for Alberta bottle depots to accept cannabis containers for refunds

Push on for Alberta bottle depots to accept cannabis containers for refunds

EDMONTON — The group that oversees bottle depots in Alberta says people should be allowed to drop off cannabis containers and get a small refund just as they do for bottles and cans.