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Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba raises fist for Canadian, American anthems

EDMONTON — Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba raised his right fist for "The Star Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" prior to his team's first game of the NHL's restart against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday at Rogers Place.

Kadri scores buzzer-beating goal as Avalanche beat Blues

EDMONTON — Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in Western Conference round-robin play Sunday night.

NHL notebook Jets not happy with Flames forward; Habs gain pivotal experience

EDMONTON — While offering no update on the status of two injured forwards on Sunday, Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice continued to direct criticism at a player he felt was responsible for one of his key charges leaving the ice.
Coyotes hold off Predators 4-3 in series opener

Coyotes hold off Predators 4-3 in series opener

EDMONTON — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona's three first-period goals, a healthy Phil Kessel had two assists and the Coyotes held on to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Calgary police say armed jewellery store robbers used tear gas and pepper spray

Calgary police say armed jewellery store robbers used tear gas and pepper spray

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are searching for the suspects in a jewellery store robbery at a shopping mall where they say the thieves were armed and used tear gas.
Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba kneels for American anthem

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba kneels for American anthem

EDMONTON — Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel for a national anthem during the league's restart on Saturday.
Flames ground Jets 4-1 to take series lead, Winnipeg's Scheifele injured

Flames ground Jets 4-1 to take series lead, Winnipeg's Scheifele injured

EDMONTON — The Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets had little history between them because they'd only met once in this truncated NHL regular season.
Kubalik nets 5 points as Blackhawks stun Oilers 6-4 in NHL qualifier opener

Kubalik nets 5 points as Blackhawks stun Oilers 6-4 in NHL qualifier opener

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' high-powered offence has shone all season, but as NHL elimination play began on Saturday Dominik Kubalik stole the show.
Fans still drawn to arenas despite secure zones as NHL returns to ice

Fans still drawn to arenas despite secure zones as NHL returns to ice

EDMONTON — It was almost 30 C as Edmonton Oilers fan Darnell Belcourt stood outside the protective bubble that surrounds Rogers Place and waited for the puck to drop in the team's opening qualifying round game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Former Edmonton nightclub employee sentenced to eight years for sex assaults

Former Edmonton nightclub employee sentenced to eight years for sex assaults

EDMONTON — A former Edmonton nightclub employee convicted of sexually assaulting five women has been sentenced to eight years in prison, a term reduced partly because of a beating he suffered while in custody.