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Hyman scores twice as streaking Oilers beat Lightning 5-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Zach Hyman scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Hyman-led Oilers extend win streak to five games with 5-3 victory over Lightning

Hyman-led Oilers extend win streak to five games with 5-3 victory over Lightning

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers seem to have started their traditional second-half surge. Zach Hyman had a pair of goals as the Oilers extended their winning streak to five games with a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday.
Gu back in the winner's circle, Canadians collect three World Cup halfpipe medals

Gu back in the winner's circle, Canadians collect three World Cup halfpipe medals

CALGARY — Freestyle ski star Eileen Gu was victorious in her first competition since taking Beijing's Olympic Games by storm and Canadians collected a pair of silver medals and a bronze in World Cup halfpipe Thursday.
Review finds communication, staffing issues in ambulance response to fatal dog attack

Review finds communication, staffing issues in ambulance response to fatal dog attack

CALGARY — An independent review into why it took an ambulance 30 minutes to get to an 86-year-old Calgary woman who was attacked by three dogs says staff shortages and communication issues contributed to the delay.

Edmonton officer charged with assault, intimidation in off-duty altercation

EDMONTON — An Edmonton police officer is facing assault and intimidation charges. Police say Const. Clayton Tipton was off-duty when an altercation happened Sunday in Spruce Grove, Alta., east of Edmonton.
Ex-Reform leader Preston Manning picked to chair review of Alberta's COVID response

Ex-Reform leader Preston Manning picked to chair review of Alberta's COVID response

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith has struck a committee to investigate how the Alberta government responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has appointed former Reform Party leader Preston Manning to chair it.
Elks sign veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to one year contract extension.

Elks sign veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to one year contract extension.

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks have signed veteran defensive back Ed Gainey to a one-year contract extension. Gainey was fifth on the team with 47 defensive tackles last season, his first in Edmonton, to go with an interception and two forced fumbles.
Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge

Calgary Stampeders re-sign Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders re-signed Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge to a two-year contract Thursday. Judge, Calgary's nominee for the CFL's top Canadian award last season, was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 14.
Canada, U.S. to finish women's hockey Rivalry Series with two games in Quebec

Canada, U.S. to finish women's hockey Rivalry Series with two games in Quebec

CALGARY — Canada's women's hockey team needs back-to-back wins against the U.S. to win their Rivalry Series. The seven-game series will conclude with games Feb. 20 at Colisée Vidéotron in Trois-Rivières and Feb. 22 at Place Bell in Laval, Que.
Police say six teenagers have been charged in a swarming at Calgary drugstore

Police say six teenagers have been charged in a swarming at Calgary drugstore

Calgary police say six teenage boys have been charged in a swarming attack that left two store employees injured in November.