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'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.
Parkland posts lower Q2 net income of $32 million as fuel sales fall by 14%

Parkland posts lower Q2 net income of $32 million as fuel sales fall by 14%

CALGARY — Service station operator Parkland Corp. is reporting higher-than-expected second quarter earnings despite pandemic-related hits to its sales volumes.
Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

CALGARY — An international trade expert says Canada can expect more U.S. moves like the imposition of aluminum import tariffs as protectionism gains popularity in the United States ahead of the November presidential election.
Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

Aluminum tariffs an example of rising U.S. protectionism, trade expert says

CALGARY — An international trade expert says Canada can expect more U.S. moves like the imposition of aluminum import tariffs as protectionism gains popularity in the United States ahead of the November presidential election.
Flames defeat Jets 4-0 to win NHL qualifying series three games to one

Flames defeat Jets 4-0 to win NHL qualifying series three games to one

EDMONTON — Milan Lucic used his fists as a metaphor, knocking down the Winnipeg Jets at the drop of the puck Thursday before his Calgary Flames proceeded to knock them out of the NHL playoffs.