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RCMP in Alberta say man dead after he called 911 and told police he wanted shootout

CALLING LAKE, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say a man is dead after he'd called them multiple times, telling them he wanted a gunfight with police. Police say officers in Athabasca, Alta.
Dallas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 to take opening game of Stanley Cup final

Dallas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 to take opening game of Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The credo of next-man-up has the Dallas Stars one game up in the 2020 Stanley Cup final.

Six injured, man in custody following BB gun incident in Alberta, RCMP say

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Six people in a city north of Calgary have been treated for minor injuries after police allege someone was firing at them with BB guns. RCMP in Airdrie say they were called around 9:30 p.m. Friday about males with a gun.
Calgary wants to be a World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Calgary wants to be a World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Calgary is making a pitch to be a World Cup hub for both freestyle skiing and snowboard.
Citrus vs. Cactus: Tampa-Dallas NHL final is duel of former coaching associates

Citrus vs. Cactus: Tampa-Dallas NHL final is duel of former coaching associates

EDMONTON — It's not only two American Sunbelt teams facing off Saturday in the NHL's Stanley Cup final, it's also a matchup of two head coaches who once worked together, but with the student now trying to outshine the mentor.
Government plans to remove offensive name from mountain in Banff National Park

Government plans to remove offensive name from mountain in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — The federal government says it is planning to remove an offensive name from a mountain in Banff National Park.
First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province likely has it's first transmission of COVID-19 in a school. Dr.
Stanley Cup returns to old Edmonton stomping grounds, but just here for a visit

Stanley Cup returns to old Edmonton stomping grounds, but just here for a visit

EDMONTON — Stanley — that squat, barrel-bodied, bowl-topped polished silver mug — is officially back in Edmonton, a place he knew well back in the day.
Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner

Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the gas-and-dash death of an Alberta gas station owner has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning got their hands on and arms around it to embrace their Eastern Conference championship.