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Panthers forward Tkachuk returns to province where he was loved, and loathed

Panthers forward Tkachuk returns to province where he was loved, and loathed

EDMONTON — On the eve of his return to Calgary, Matthew Tkachuk stuck it to his old rivals.
Draisaitl nets OT winner to lift Oilers past slumping Panthers for 4-3 victory

Draisaitl nets OT winner to lift Oilers past slumping Panthers for 4-3 victory

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid continue to make life difficult for opponents in crunch time. Draisaitl scored the overtime winner as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 4-3 victory over the suddenly slumping Florida Panthers on Monday.
Alberta not proceeding with Premier Smith's bill to protect COVID-19 unvaccinated

Alberta not proceeding with Premier Smith's bill to protect COVID-19 unvaccinated

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is reversing a promise to enshrine human rights protections for the COVID-19 unvaccinated in law this fall.
E3 Lithium gets $27M from feds to support oilfield lithium extraction

E3 Lithium gets $27M from feds to support oilfield lithium extraction

CALGARY — An Alberta-based company aiming to extract lithium from the province's old oilfields has received $27 million from the federal government.

WHL Roundup: Mayo's OT winner lifts Rebels past Hitmen 3-2 for second win a row

CALGARY — Hunter Mayo capped a two-goal effort with the game-winning goal at 3:51 of overtime as the Red Deer Rebels narrowly edged the Calgary Hitmen 3-2 on Sunday.

Odermatt beats Kilde in super-G for 2nd win of season

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Marco Odermatt is already living up to his billing as the favorite for the overall World Cup title, beating Aleksander Aamodt Kilde to win a super-G on Sunday for his second victory in three races this season.
Switzerland's Marco Odermatt off to strong start for another overall World Cup crown

Switzerland's Marco Odermatt off to strong start for another overall World Cup crown

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Marco Odermatt and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde continued their friendly rivalry for supremacy in men's alpine skiing with Odermatt taking Sunday's latest round.

Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary to open heated trailer next to busy ER

CALGARY — Alberta's health-care delivery agency says it's preparing for surges in patients at Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary by opening a heated trailer next to the facility's emergency department.
Norway's Kilde draws first blood in men's World Cup downhill season

Norway's Kilde draws first blood in men's World Cup downhill season

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde opened defence of his World Cup downhill title with his first career victory in Lake Louise, Alta., on Saturday.

Speed star Kilde wins rescheduled 1st downhill of season

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Speed specialist Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won the rescheduled first downhill of the season on Saturday. The Norwegian skier edged out Daniel Hemetsberger of Austria by 0.06 seconds in Lake Louise, Alberta.