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Michael Hutchinson earns 31-save shutout, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

Michael Hutchinson earns 31-save shutout, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

EDMONTON — For the second game in a row, the Toronto Maple Leafs found ways to shut down two of the NHL's top scorers on Monday. And once again, they accomplished the feat without some of their top talent.
Alberta flexes COVID-19 rules for gyms, libraries, delays other reopenings

Alberta flexes COVID-19 rules for gyms, libraries, delays other reopenings

EDMONTON — Alberta is opening up libraries and allowing low-intensity indoor group fitness workouts, like Pilates and tai chi, while it continues to monitor rates of COVID-19.
Edmonton chiropractor admits to sexually assaulting six female patients in 1980s

Edmonton chiropractor admits to sexually assaulting six female patients in 1980s

EDMONTON — A chiropractor has admitted to sexually touching six of his female patients with his hands and a vibrating tool.
Women provide successful test of Calgary's curling bubble ahead of Brier

Women provide successful test of Calgary's curling bubble ahead of Brier

CALGARY — All systems are go for the Canadian men's curling championship after the women proved elite curling can happen in a pandemic.
Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board said Monday that the market has faced low inventory levels compared to sales for the past several months, while prices continued to climb.
Calgary not-for-profit going bananas trying to off-load pallets of fruit

Calgary not-for-profit going bananas trying to off-load pallets of fruit

CALGARY — It's been bananas at the Leftovers Foundation as the Calgary not-for-profit tries to find a use for thousands of bunches of the long, yellow fruit, which were donated all at once last week.
Oilers claim goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from Minnesota

Oilers claim goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from Minnesota

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have claimed goaltender Alex Stalock off waivers from the Minnesota Wild. The 33-year-old Stalock did not appear in a game for Minnesota this season. The native of St. Paul, Minn.
Spruce Meadows cancels summer show jumping series again

Spruce Meadows cancels summer show jumping series again

CALGARY — Spruce Meadows is cancelling its summer show jumping series for a second straight year because of the pandemic.
Kerri Einarson wins second straight Canadian women's curling championship

Kerri Einarson wins second straight Canadian women's curling championship

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson's second Canadian women's curling championship was very different from her first.
Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

CALGARY — Rodeo fans love the thrill of a bronc exploding into the ring, cowboy temporarily aboard. How the horse feels about it hasn't been so clear.