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Khudobin, Stars beat Knights to take 3-1 lead in West final

Khudobin, Stars beat Knights to take 3-1 lead in West final

EDMONTON — Anton Khudobin gloved the puck out of the air on Shea Theodore's shot at the most intense moment of the game like it was part of a leisurely morning practice.
Islanders' Lamoriello named NHL general manager of the year

Islanders' Lamoriello named NHL general manager of the year

EDMONTON — Lou Lamoriello of the New York Islanders is the winner of the Jim Gregory general manager of the year award.

Despite loss, Lightning have blueprint to play without Point

EDMONTON — Brayden Point didn't walk out of the tunnel to the ice with his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final, and there's no certainty he'll do so in Game 4.
Nelson, Varlamov help Islanders beat Lightning 5-3 in Game 3

Nelson, Varlamov help Islanders beat Lightning 5-3 in Game 3

EDMONTON — Coach Barry Trotz never questioned his New York Islanders' resolve.
One over Sid: MacKinnon wins Lady Byng for sportsmanship

One over Sid: MacKinnon wins Lady Byng for sportsmanship

EDMONTON — Of course, Nathan MacKinnon wishes he were still playing for the Stanley Cup, but after learning he won another individual award, the Colorado forward found a silver lining.

Hockey's Kevin Bacon: Playoffs are 6 degrees of Rick Bowness

EDMONTON — Rick Bowness looked at the Calgary Flames lineup written on the whiteboard in the Dallas locker room, and a strange thought crossed his mind.
Regional municipality in northern Alberta fined for releasing chlorine gas

Regional municipality in northern Alberta fined for releasing chlorine gas

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A regional municipality in northern Alberta has been fined for releasing chlorine gas at a water treatment plant.
Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says people can sing and play wind instruments indoors once again, provided COVID-19 precautions are in place. Dr.
Alberta ramping up surgeries 150 per cent; boosting privately run day clinics

Alberta ramping up surgeries 150 per cent; boosting privately run day clinics

CALGARY — The Alberta government plans to expand the use of privately run day-surgery clinics as part of a plan to boost procedures by up to 150 per cent.
NHL moves up draft to Oct. 6-7, free agency starts Oct. 9

NHL moves up draft to Oct. 6-7, free agency starts Oct. 9

EDMONTON — The NHL on Friday moved its draft up to Oct. 6-7 and set an Oct. 9 start for free agency. The first round of the draft will be Oct. 6, with the New York Rangers on the clock and Alexis Lafrenière the consensus top option for the No.