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Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail fell to another eight-year low in July despite the gradual recovery of North American fuel demand from low levels due to measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it incurred $3.3 billion in losses in its 2020 fiscal year, including $1.86 billion in its latest quarter due to large impairment charges. The Edmonton-based cannabis company marked the quarter by taking $1.
Inter Pipeline signs deal to sell majority of European storage business

Inter Pipeline signs deal to sell majority of European storage business

CALGARY — A year after putting its European bulk liquid storage business on the block, Inter Pipeline Ltd. has signed a deal to sell most of it to the Madrid-based CLH Group for $715 million.

Jeff steps down as FC Edmonton coach, will stay on in player development role

EDMONTON — Jeff Paulus is stepping down as head coach of FC Edmonton, but is staying on with the CPL team as manager of player development. Edmonton placed last in the group stage of the recent Island Games, finishing eighth with an 0-6-1 record.
Lightning strike twice on power play, beat Dallas 3-2 to even Stanley Cup final

Lightning strike twice on power play, beat Dallas 3-2 to even Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning rediscovered the zap in their power play, using it to burn the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday and even up the Stanley Cup final.

Alberta's government house leader to advise Speaker to call MLAs back on Oct. 20

EDMONTON — Alberta's legislature will resume sitting next month, a week earlier than planned.

Jets' Connor Hellebuyck, Oilers' Leon Draisaitl earn NHL awards

EDMONTON — Being named the NHL's most valuable player was a bit anticlimactic for Leon Draisaitl. After all, for the Edmonton Oilers star, it was an odd hour when news emerged that he had won both the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Ted Lindsay award.

Alberta declares outbreaks at hospital in Calgary, university in Edmonton

EDMONTON — A hospital in Calgary was working Monday to contain COVID-19 outbreaks that were identified on the weekend in two separate areas and don't appear to be connected to each other.
New CPR board created in Edmonton to help with COVID-19 resuscitation

New CPR board created in Edmonton to help with COVID-19 resuscitation

EDMONTON — A new piece of medical equipment created at the University of Alberta may give doctors a quicker and safer way to resuscitate patients who go into cardiac arrest due to COVID-19.