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Mike Smith, Oilers blank Kings 2-0 in Game 7 to reach second round

Mike Smith, Oilers blank Kings 2-0 in Game 7 to reach second round

EDMONTON — Captain Connor McDavid has seen his team through to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

CP NewsAlert: Oilers down Kings 2-0, advance to second round of Stanley Cup playoffs

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers are through to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs after beating the L.A. Kings 2-0 in Game 7. Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist, and Mike Smith stopped 28 shots for his second shutout of the series.
Oilers' Draisaitl take part in warm-ups before Game 7 against Kings

Oilers' Draisaitl take part in warm-ups before Game 7 against Kings

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl was on the ice Saturday as the Edmonton Oilers warmed up for Game 7 of the first-round NHL playoff series against the L.A. Kings.
Flames coach Darryl Sutter brings Game 7 savvy to series finale against Stars

Flames coach Darryl Sutter brings Game 7 savvy to series finale against Stars

CALGARY — Most Calgary Flames players lack Game 7 experience in the NHL playoffs, but their coach doesn't. Darryl Sutter owns the best all-time record among NHL head coaches at 7-3 in best-of-seven series that reach a Game 7 finale.

Five face charges in death of man whose remains were found in rural Alberta last year

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — Five people have been arrested in the death of a man whose remains were located in a rural area of southern Alberta last year.
Proposed ATCO fine over padded rate requests insufficient, consumers group argues

Proposed ATCO fine over padded rate requests insufficient, consumers group argues

EDMONTON — The $31-million fine proposed for ATCO Electric's attempts to overcharge ratepayers for costs it shouldn't have incurred isn't big enough, a consumers group has argued.
Alberta's Kenney rejects suggestion he's eyeing early election to quell party strife

Alberta's Kenney rejects suggestion he's eyeing early election to quell party strife

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, buffeted by party infighting and a contentious leadership review, is rejecting speculation he may call an early election as part of a last-ditch effort to maintain control.
Alberta says 19 of 50 new ICU beds are available, but hospitals still under strain

Alberta says 19 of 50 new ICU beds are available, but hospitals still under strain

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government has made strides in adding capacity to hospitals still straining to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trial date for Calgary terrorism suspect delayed a full year after new lawyer hired

CALGARY — The trial for a Calgary man accused of travelling to Syria to commit terrorism offences will occur exactly one year after it was originally scheduled.
Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

EDMONTON — It was a common refrain heard from Conservative party members gathered in Edmonton to watch the leadership debate: I like Leslyn Lewis, but I'm picking Pierre Poilievre.