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Better weather helps crews hold wildfire north of Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — Crews battling a wildfire that was burning out of control north of Banff National Park have been getting some help from the weather.
Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

CALGARY — A central Alberta doctor says some clinics have stopped allowing patients to carry bags and backpacks since a family doctor was killed on the job last month. Dr.
Shutdown Stars: Dallas beats Vegas 1-0 in West final Game 1

Shutdown Stars: Dallas beats Vegas 1-0 in West final Game 1

EDMONTON — Two days after they and the Vegas Golden Knights each won a hard-fought Game 7 to move on, the Dallas Stars figured there might be an emotional letdown at the start of the Western Conference final.
Dumba honoured for by NHL for anti-racism, community efforts

Dumba honoured for by NHL for anti-racism, community efforts

EDMONTON — Matt Dumba figured out early in his NHL career that being a minority player in a predominantly white sport carried with it some extra responsibility, so he began doing community outreach in Minnesota.
Officials hopeful cooler, wet weather will slow wildfire north of Banff National Park

Officials hopeful cooler, wet weather will slow wildfire north of Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — Crews battling an out-of-control wildfire that's been growing north of Banff National Park are hopeful that cooler temperatures and a wet forecast will make their jobs easier.

Unique circumstances give NHL's its first 'Final Four'

EDMONTON — When the Tampa Bay Lightning checked into the JW Marriott across the street from Rogers Place, coach Jon Cooper ran into half of the Vegas Golden Knights and rode the elevator with some Dallas Stars players.
Vegas' Reaves suspended for West final Game for hit to head

Vegas' Reaves suspended for West final Game for hit to head

EDMONTON — Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves will miss the opener of Western Conference final against Dallas after the NHL suspended him a game for an illegal check to the head of Vancouver's Tyler Motte.
Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Vegas Golden Knights finally found a crack in the stone wall of Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko, firing shot after shot at him Friday until — finally — one puck went bar down to knock the last Canadian team out of the NHL p

Stars, Golden Knights win Game 7s to reach Western finals

EDMONTON — Joel Kiviranta completed a hat track 7:24 into overtime to give Dallas a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in Game 7, sending the Stars to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2008.
Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

EDMONTON — Joel Kiviranta had the most unlikely of all the goals in a wild playoff series between Dallas and Colorado, sending the Stars further than they have been in 12 years Three of them for the rookie in a thrilling Game 7, including the winner