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Andrew Mangiapane scores first hat trick, leads Flames over Ducks 6-4

Andrew Mangiapane scores first hat trick, leads Flames over Ducks 6-4

CALGARY — Andrew Mangiapane was front and centre after the most productive game of his NHL career helped earn an important comeback win for the Calgary Flames on Monday.

TSB: plane stalled, hit power lines before fiery crash that killed pilot last year

CAMROSE, Alta. — Investigators have released details of a fatal plane crash in Alberta last year, saying the aircraft stalled, spun and hit power lines before crashing to the ground and bursting into flames.
Alberta skip Laura Walker's change of heart gets her to first Hearts

Alberta skip Laura Walker's change of heart gets her to first Hearts

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Laura Walker wasn't going to curl with a team this season. She was ready to dial back to mixed doubles events while she and husband Geoff Walker — Brad Gushue's lead — contemplated starting a family.

Alberta skip Laura Walker's change of heart gets her to first Hearts

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Laura Walker wasn't going to curl with a team this season. She was ready to dial back to mixed doubles events while she and husband Geoff Walker — Brad Gushue's lead — contemplated starting a family.
Canadian snowboarder Blouin wins World Cup gold in women's slopestyle

Canadian snowboarder Blouin wins World Cup gold in women's slopestyle

CALGARY — Laurie Blouin couldn't wipe the smile off her face after winning slopestyle gold at Canada Olympic Park on Sunday.
Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

CALGARY — In one of his last interactions with reporters before retiring as CEO of Calgary-based Imperial Oil Ltd., veteran oilman Rich Kruger was typically plain-spoken when asked about the carbon footprint of the oilsands.
Alex Nylander scores twice, Blackhawks beat Flames to snap five-game winless skid

Alex Nylander scores twice, Blackhawks beat Flames to snap five-game winless skid

CALGARY — Alex Nylander was one of a handful of struggling Blackhawks players to hit the score sheet on Saturday night. Led by Nylander's two goals, Chicago snapped a five-game winless skid with an 8-4 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Canada's Oldham earns bronze in women's slopestyle skiing World Cup event

Canada's Oldham earns bronze in women's slopestyle skiing World Cup event

CALGARY — Although Megan Oldham had her sights set on gold, she wasn't too upset to come away with bronze on Saturday. Despite leading with two competitors to go, the 18-year-old skier from Parry Sound, Ont.

Doctors and Alberta government consider options after mediation for new deal fails

EDMONTON — The president of the Alberta Medical Association says the organization will be reaching out to the province's health minister after mediation in talks on a new master agreement failed.

Canada's Oldham earns bronze in women's slopestyle skiing World Cup event

CALGARY — Megan Oldham of Parry Sound, Ont., won bronze in women's slopestyle at a World Cup freestyle skiing event on Saturday. Oldham's score of 80.