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US beats Sweden 3-2 to finish world junior group play 4-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Harvard forward Matthew Coronato scored twice and the defending champion United States held off Sweden 3-2 on Sunday night to finish 4-0 in Group B play in the world junior hockey championship.
Unbeaten Canadians say complacency isn't an issue ahead of game against Finland

Unbeaten Canadians say complacency isn't an issue ahead of game against Finland

EDMONTON — So far, it has been almost too easy for the Canadian junior team.
Kenney calls Alberta sovereignty act idea backed by UCP leadership candidate 'nuts'

Kenney calls Alberta sovereignty act idea backed by UCP leadership candidate 'nuts'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has so far declined to pick a favourite in the race to succeed him, but when asked to comment on a prominent platform plank of one of the leading candidates, referred to it as 'nuts'
Roughriders end slump by edging Elks 34-23 in Edmonton

Roughriders end slump by edging Elks 34-23 in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Having a break definitely seemed to serve Saskatchewan well. Quarterback Cody Fajardo ran for a pair of touchdowns and passed for another as the Saskatchewan Roughriders emerged with a 34-23 CFL victory over the Edmonton Elks on Saturday.

US beats Austria 7-0, improves to 3-0 in world junior

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Wyatt Kaiser and Carter Mazur each scored twice and the United States beat winless Austria 7-0 on Saturday to improve to 3-0 in group play in the world junior championship.
Johnson dazzles, Canada tops Czechia 5-1 in world junior hockey championship

Johnson dazzles, Canada tops Czechia 5-1 in world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Kent Johnson has been working for years on a move that stuns goalies and hockey fans alike.
B.C. Lions chase down Calgary Stampeders with 41-40 comeback win

B.C. Lions chase down Calgary Stampeders with 41-40 comeback win

CALGARY — B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke threw for 488 yards and engineered a 41-40 comeback win Saturday over the Calgary Stampeders.

Sweden beats Austria 6-0 to improve to 2-0 in world junior

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Defenseman Emil Andrae had two goals and an assist and Sweden beat Austria 6-0 on Friday to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.
Restrictions may be gone, but 2022 world juniors feels like 'bubble' tournament

Restrictions may be gone, but 2022 world juniors feels like 'bubble' tournament

EDMONTON — Fans are welcome. Players are free to leave their hotels and the arena to walk the streets. But to United States coach Nate Leaman, this year's world junior hockey championships feels like it's being held at the peak of COVID-19.
Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

CALGARY — Which quarterback will grab the spotlight is a prominent subplot of Saturday's divisional clash between the B.C. Lions and host Calgary Stampeders. The season's first meeting of B.C.